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The talk was not billed as being about politics. "A Discussion with Business Leaders," hosted on Harvard's campus earlier this week for freshman lawmakers elected... [Read More]
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General Motors' decision last week to stop production at five plants in North America and lay off 15 percent of its salaried workforce has sparked... [Read More]
A leading House Democrat is vowing to investigate the fiscal board overseeing Puerto Rico's debt crisis, arguing its push to slash government spending violates its... [Read More]
Sen. Kamala D. Harris (Calif.), one of the Democratic Party's possible 2020 presidential contenders, last month proposed an enormous tax cut for the middle class.... [Read More]
The federal government has given $25.8 million to farmers this September under a program designed to help them weather President Donald Trump's international trade battle,... [Read More]
The federal government has given $25.8 million to farmers this September under a program designed to help them weather President Donald Trump's international trade battle,... [Read More]
FILE- In this July 18, 2012, file photo, wheat harvest is in full swing near Patterson, Wash. Some wheat producers have submitted applications for money... [Read More]
The gender pay gap has begun narrowing over the last four decades — and women's earnings are now closer to men's. But that is not... [Read More]
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A major steelworker union has moved a step closer to striking, voting to authorize a labor stoppage that, if carried out, could derail the industry's... [Read More]
A major steelworker union has moved a step closer to striking, voting to authorize a labor stoppage that, if carried out, could derail the industry's... [Read More]
A man repairs a refrigerator. (iStock) (KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock) By Jeff Stein ... [Read More]
The gender pay gap has been narrowing over the last four decades — and women's earnings are now closer to men's. But that is not... [Read More]
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STOCK IMAGE: Man during fridge repair - Stock image Industry, Construction Industry, Refrigerator, Repairing, Broken (iStock) (KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock) ... [Read More]
A second round of Republican tax cuts would add an additional $3.2 trillion to the federal deficit over a decade, according to a new report... [Read More]
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Middle-class income rose to a record level in 2017 as the strong economy lifted the fortunes of more Americans, the U.S. Census reported Wednesday. ... [Read More]
Charles Rettig could face crucial decisions over President Trump's tax returns and implementing the GOP tax law. [Read More]
Middle-class income rose to a record level in 2017 as the strong economy lifted the fortunes of more Americans, the U.S. Census reported Wednesday.The median... [Read More]
Middle-class income rose to the highest recorded levels in 2017 and the national poverty rate declined as the benefits of the strong economy lifted the... [Read More]
The ranks of the nation's uninsured grew in 2017, though the increase was not statistically significant. [Read More]
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