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The four ways to end the Greek crisis, from Obama’s former top economist

June 30, 2015
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
It wasn't that long ago that Austan Goolsbee worked in the White House, as President Obama's top economist, and a financial crisis in Greece was threatening the global economy.
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President Obama visits Capitol Hill

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January 30, 2009
As President Obama travels to Capitol Hill to meet with Democrats about the trade negotiations, we look in our Vault to 2009 when the president headed to the Hill only a week after his inauguration.
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Bernie Sanders: A Revolution With an Eye on the Hungry Children

May 26, 2015
John Harwood | The New York Times
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont won’t condemn Hillary Rodham Clinton for raking in millions in speech fees and campaign donations. But he warns it could curb her effectiveness in challenging corporate interests on behalf of working Americans.
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Why couldn’t $130 million transform one of Baltimore’s poorest places?

May 4, 2015
Michael Fletcher, Michael Rosenwald | The Washington Post
Along the street where Freddie Gray was arrested, abandoned houses are gashed with gaping holes. The roof on an old red-brick building is collapsed. A storm drain is clogged with concrete.
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The Promise and the Peril of an Improving Economy

April 17, 2015
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
Americans are feeling better about the economy today than they have in years. For the first time since early 2013, more Americans approve of the job Obama's doing on the economy (48 percent) than disapprove (47 percent). That's good news for Hillary Clinton and Democrats heading into 2016. Yet, Americans remain pretty pessimistic about the overall state of the economy as well as their own personal financial situation. Figuring out how to balance those seemingly contradicting trends is going to be one of the greatest challenges for both parties, but more so for Clinton and Democrats who have owned the White House (and thus the economy) for the last six years.
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White House targets conflict of interest?

February 23, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
President Obama wants to toughen disclosure rules for financial advisors working with retirement money, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
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Obama’s Economic Report Focuses on Income Inequality

February 20, 2015
John Harwood | The New York Times
President Obama on Thursday stepped up his efforts to define which economic problems need urgent attention — and what kind of attention would work — if not under his administration, then the next.
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After an election built on promises, what can Greece’s new leadership deliver?

February 17, 2015
As bailout talks continue between Greece and other EU members without clear progress, the new Greek government’s election promises seem at odds with economic reality. Gwen Ifill talks to Jacob Kirkegaard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and journalist John Psaropoulos about the potential for a rude awakening for Greece and its new leaders.
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Republicans Court Kissinger, Instability in Yemen, Spying on Wall Street and Gov't Intervention in Hand Washing

February 6, 2015
A coup in Yemen, Henry Kissinger's influence in the 2016 race, and should the government mandate food workers wash their hands?
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