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Congress Weighs New Tax on Health Benefits

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In an effort to find new ways to fund health care form, Congress is considering taxing the most expensive employer-provided health plans, sometimes called “Cadillac”…read more

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How Transparent Should the Fed Be?

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In the the wake of the Wall Street financial crisis in which many banks collapsed or received bailout money, some Americans have criticized America’s central…read more

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U.S.-China Economic Relations

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U.S. and Chinese officials gathered in Washington D.C. for the Strategic and Economic Dialogue conference where President Barack Obama stressed the importance of ongoing dialogue…read more

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Moon Landing: 40 Years Later

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40 years after the astronauts of the space shuttle Apollo 11 captured the nation’s imagination with the first moon landing, government officials are questioning whether…read more

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NewsHour Interview With President Obama

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In this video, Jim Lehrer sits down with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss the administration’s efforts to push health care reform…read more

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