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$25 billion foreclosure settlement announced

Feb 9, 2012
Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.
Posted In: mortgage crisis, robosigning, President Obama, foreclosures, Housing
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11 million homeowners underwater

Feb 1, 2012
Over a quarter of Americans owe more than their homes are worth, but does the U.S. government have the political will to help?
Posted In: President Obama, underwater mortgage, refinance, election, Housing
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Obama's latest push for mortgage refinancing

Jan 30, 2012
In his State of the Union address, President Obama sketched out a plan to help homeowners refinance, something Allan Sloan calls 'Wall Street bailing out Main Street.'
Posted In: mortgage, refinance, President Obama, State of the Union
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President Obama pushes for payroll tax extension

Dec 6, 2011
A tax hike could be in store for all Americans at the start of next year if Republicans and Democrats in Washington can't agree. The current payroll tax cuts put money into the pockets of consumers.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., President Obama, payroll tax
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How the cost of college could be lowered

Dec 5, 2011
President Obama meets at the White House today with a small group of university and college presidents on how to reduce the cost of higher education. But the answers might have to come from the schools themselves.
Posted In: student loan debt, college tuition, President Obama
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Gary Locke expected to be new U.S. Ambassador to China, Oil prices fall on OPEC discussions

Mar 8, 2011
Today President Obama is expected to nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the new U.S. Ambassador to China. He'd be the first Chinese-Ame...
Posted In: Ambassador, Biden, China, Gary Locke, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, OPEC, President Obama, Russia, Saudi Arabia, tobacco
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Obama isn't worried about the NFL

Mar 3, 2011
This final note today. As negotiations between NFL team owners and the players association count down to a midnight deadline tonight, President...
Posted In: NFL, President Obama
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese TV ads, debt control and Starbucks app

Jan 19, 2011
President Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao to the U.S. this week for a state visit. President Hu also will meet with key U.S. corporate...
Posted In: ceo, China, debt, equifax, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, President Obama, starbucks, TV commercials

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