5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

5 Reasons The Deficit Has Fallen By Nearly $5 Trillion (And Why That’s A Bad Thing)

This year's deficit will likely be $514 billion, down about a quarter from last year's deficit of $680 billion, which was down by more than a third from the year before. "Since 20 ...

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Aid Cuts Have Hit Nearly Two Million Long-Term Unemployed

Aid Cuts Have Hit Nearly Two Million Long-Term Unemployed

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Almost 2 million Americans who have been out of work for longer than six months have missed out on extended unemployment benefits since ...

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5 Ways The Stimulus Saved And Remade America

5 Ways The Stimulus Saved And Remade America

The party that still thinks the Bush tax cuts (which resulted in the most negligible job creation in decades) and the Iraq War (which resulted in the Iraq War) both worked wants y ...

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Post-Recession Quietude Unites Californians, Bolsters Governor Brown

Post-Recession Quietude Unites Californians, Bolsters Governor Brown

Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times SALINAS, Calif. -- Tony Salameh and Danielle Clark weathered the Great Recession from two worlds just a few miles apart. Salameh, 62, owns sever ...

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