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Why President Obama’s Amazon speech drew fire from GOP, booksellers

Seeking to jump-start his economic agenda, President Obama’s visit to an Amazon warehouse catalyzed several angry reactions. Read more »

July 30, 2013

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Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown in Sept., but D.C. may be on track

Despite pressure from some liberal Democrats for a September showdown in hopes of ending huge automatic, government-shrinking spending cuts, Washington appears on... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Obama says GOP opposition to raising gov't borrowing cap without cuts 'deadbeat'

Setting up an impending new fight over the federal budget, President Barack Obama on Thursday accused Republicans of acting like a "deadbeat" by refusing to raise the... Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Obama economic tour attracts low expectations

It's hard to find anyone who thinks President Barack Obama's series of heavily promoted economic speeches will be the flash point that unclogs the system in Washington... Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Senate set to finish work on student loan deal

Lower interest rates on all student loans are in sight. Read more »

July 24, 2013

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Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA, confirm Perez as labor secretary

The Senate plugged two more vacancies in President Barack Obama's second-term leadership team on Thursday, confirming Thomas Perez as labor secretary and Gina McCarthy... Read more »

July 18, 2013

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