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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Americans Say U.S. Congress Is Worst Ever: Poll

Washington (United States) (AFP) – Two thirds of Americans say the current Congress is the worst ever, while three quarters slammed the “do-nothing” legislature, a CNN/ORC International poll found Thursday. The negative attitudes were expressed toward leading lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, with 52 percent saying the policies of Democrats would move the […]

December 26, 2013

Southern States’ Credit Ratings On Hook As Washington Cuts Spending

The United States and France are not the only sovereigns whose credit ratings are in jeopardy these days. Until this week, bonds issued by South Carolina, Maryland, New Mexico, Tennessee and Virginia, normally rated AAA, were in similar jeopardy – not because of mismanagement by state governments but because their economies are propelled by federal […]

August 12, 2011