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As the E.U. falls apart, North American leaders seek unity in Ottawa Wednesday

June 29, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
At a time when European integration is faltering, North American leaders are hoping to signal Wednesday that their continent’s economies and citizens are becoming more tightly knit.
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How Brexit could turn every country into a loser

June 28, 2016
Jim Tankersley, Ylan Mui, Chico Harlan | The Washington Post
Thanks to Brexit, the French may not buy as many American pharmaceuticals this year. Germans probably won’t buy as many Japanese printers. It’s the best time in recent memory for a non-Brit to drive home a new Jaguar, but no one in Britain should be too excited about that.

Britain votes to leave the European Union, the Supreme Court releases decisions & Congress debates gun control

June 24, 2016
While Britain throws Europe into uncertainty by voting to leave the EU, the U.S. Supreme Court decides on affirmative action and immigration, and House Democrats stage a sit-in over gun control legislation.
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Hillary Clinton: ‘Anger’ and ‘anxiety’ are driving people to Trump

June 23, 2016
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
In exclusive interview, Clinton makes new pitch to workers who now support Trump
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Clinton Attacks Trump as "Reckless" on Economy

June 22, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton warned Tuesday that Donald Trump is hazardous to America’s economic health and unfit to lead the country as president.
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In Swing States, Clinton to Rip Trump on Economy

June 21, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton believes Donald Trump, if elected president, would be a disaster for the U.S. economy.

Paul Ryan endorses Trump, modest job growth in May and Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson

June 3, 2016
House speaker will support Republican nominee despite their "differences." Economy adds 38k jobs in May.
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Obama: In November, Voters Have a Choice on Economy’s Direction

June 2, 2016
Carol Lee, Byron Tau | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama stepped squarely into the 2016 campaign Wednesday, offering voters an optimistic vision of the country’s economic future and delivering a harsh critique of the Republican seeking to succeed him in the White House.
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A very bad sign for all but America’s biggest cities

May 23, 2016
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
Americans in small towns and rural communities are dramatically less likely to start new businesses than they have been in the past, an unprecedented trend that jeopardizes the economic future of vast swaths of the country.
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