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  • July 29, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Photo by Flickr user hakaider. Has all the talk about the debt ceiling left you wanting to reach for a cold one? Or several? How likely are they to be drowning their sorrows elsewhere in the world? You might not … Continue reading

  • July 12, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Daily U.S. Government Income and Expenditures: Use the slide bar to see how Treasury’s cash deficit is projected to grow if the debt ceiling is reached, starting with Aug. 3. Mouse over the red points to see the running deficit … Continue reading

  • April 18, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Editor’s Note: The First Family’s 2010 tax return was released today and we’ve pulled out some of the more interesting numbers in a graphic for you. Here’s the snapshot: the Obamas reported an adjusted gross income of $1,728,096, about $3.78 … Continue reading

  • March 29, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau the nation grew almost ten percent over the last decade — from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010. The country’s racial mix has shifted too. The number of people that identify … Continue reading

  • March 15, 2011   BY Elizabeth Shell  

    Business correspondent Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to two counties in Ohio: Crawford and Delaware. Thirty years ago the counties had similar average incomes but they’ve grown apart. The town of Galion in Crawford County … Continue reading

  • March 15, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to two counties in Ohio – Crawford and Delaware. Thirty years ago they had similar average incomes but today, they’ve grown apart. The town of Galion in Crawford … Continue reading

  • February 24, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Editor’s Note: As the fire over collective bargaining and public worker benefits burns across the country, on Thursday’s broadcast we’re looking at perhaps the issue behind it all: public pensions and how to pay for them. Our story takes place … Continue reading

  • February 24, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Editor’s Note: As the fire over collective bargaining and public worker benefits burns across the country, on Thursday’s broadcast we’re looking at perhaps the issue behind it all: public pensions and how to pay for them. Our story takes place … Continue reading

  • February 1, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s Tool$ We Use features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus Global Warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM’s Chevy … Continue reading

  • December 14, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s tool concerns the extension of the Bush tax cuts and comes via the Washington Post, which generated the interactive graphic some time ago. But it’s as timely a tool as ever, given that the Senate vote Monday night paved … Continue reading

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