Feb 05

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With the unemployment level still hovering near double digits, the PBS NewsHour asked a handful of economists and small business owners for their thoughts on the one thing Washington should do to jumpstart job creation.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell delivered the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Wednesday. The text of his remarks are as prepared for delivery and distributed by the Republican Party.

Dec 03

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Tough Criticism for Bernanke

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faced tough criticism Thursday from a Senate committee for the central bank's failure to regulate risk-taking on Wall Street.

Testifying before lawmakers Thursday, Ben Bernanke reiterated a call for the Fed to be given supervisory powers over institutions that pose a systemic risk to the financial system, and proposed that a council of regulators help monitor risk.

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