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Geithner Hearing Delayed Amid Tax Controversy

The Senate finance committee postponed Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner's confirmation hearing until next week after reports emerged of problems with Geithner's federal tax return payments. A Wall Street Journal reporter details the latest.

Politics Jan 13

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Clinton Faces Questions on Bid to Become Top Diplomat

Secretary of State nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate confirmation hearing began Tuesday, when she answered questions on a range of foreign policy issues. Clinton also defended herself against criticisms of conflicts of interest linked to foreign contributions to her husband's…

Jan 08

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President-elect Barack Obama made his case for a large-scale economic stimulus plan in a speech Thursday morning. Mr. Obama warned the recession could "linger for years" unless Congress pumps unprecedented sums into the weakened economy.

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