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NewsHour Interview: President Obama

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Following the announcement of his plans to withdraw U.S. soldiers from Iraq by 2010, President Barack Obama sat down with Jim Lehrer to talk about…read more

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Obama’s New Budget Shows His Priorities

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White House Budget Director Peter Orszag personally delivered the Obama administration’s new budget to the U.S. Capitol yesterday. At 134 pages it is still only…read more

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Treasury Secretary Addresses Economy

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There are over 9,000 banks in the United States. Some are doing fine in this economic crisis, some are not. Over the next few weeks,…read more

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Finding Positives in Bad Economy

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While the economic news is definitely dismal, there are a few groups benefiting from the current recession. In this report, economics correspondent Paul Solman talks…read more

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Can ‘Savings Man’ Save the Economy?

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While the government is encouraging Americans to spend more money as a way to lift the economy out of the recession, TV ads featuring the…read more

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