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Wall Street Reaction to Jobs Report, UN Climate Talks and Ballot Initiatives Across the Country

November 6, 2015
Wall Street prepares for possible rate hikes, Obama's COP21 conference in December, Bernie Sanders draws distinctions with Hillary Clinton, and liberals suffer losses on ballot initiatives like marijuana legalization and anti-discrimination

Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline, October Job Growth & Election 2016

November 6, 2015
Seven-year debate ends in pipeline rejection, 271,000 jobs added in October, and 2016 election updates.
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Why home buying was a bust for many African Americans even during the boom

October 16, 2015
Michael Fletcher | The Washington Post
By now, it is no secret that the housing bust hit black home buyers harder than whites. But a surprising new study shows that many new black homeowners also lost substantial wealth during the boom that preceded the bust.
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Poor Dialogue

September 21, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Paul Ryan wants Republicans to have a serious conversation about ending poverty.
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Global market chaos throws Federal Reserve's rate hike plan into doubt

August 26, 2015
Jim Tankersley, Ylan Mui | The Washington Post
The Federal Reserve had expected to begin withdrawing its support for the nation’s economic recovery this year, but mounting evidence of a global slowdown could extend the era of easy money.
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White House: Treasury closely monitoring markets

August 25, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
White House spokesman Josh Earnest commented on the interconnected global economy.
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Clinton's economic plans

July 28, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
John Harwood explains what presidential candidate Hilary Clinton has planned for your money.
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Why minority kids are being left behind by the economic recovery

July 21, 2015
Child poverty is worse now than it was before the Great Recession, despite strides toward economic recovery. That's according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which found that rates were most severe for African-American and Native American children. Gwen Ifill talks to Annie E. Casey Foundation President Patrick McCarthy and Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Research Center.
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