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The Hill
Showdown scars: How the $4 trillion ‘grand bargain’ collapsedThis article is part of a series on Barack Obama's presidency, nine years after
Showdown scars: How the $4 trillion ‘grand bargain’ collapsed
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
This article is part of a series on Barack Obama's presidency, nine years after he announced his White House bid on Feb. 10, 2007. It was their last chance. On July 17, 2011, President Obama’s advisers sneakedSpeaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
4 Presidential Candidates Who Want to Raise Social Security BenefitsThe next resident will have a big decision to make on Social Security. Image: W
4 Presidential Candidates Who Want to Raise Social Security Benefits
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
The next resident will have a big decision to make on Social Security. Image: Wikimedia Commons. For years, policymakers targeted Social Security as needing to have its benefits reduced. Only recently have politicians stood up and said that Social... Read more
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Japan Today
Has Obama really changed America? ‹ Japan TodayIs Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more
Has Obama really changed America? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to launch a new era, not simply tack to the prevailing winds of the old. Not surprisingly, as the president readies... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Large federal debt remains a major problemThe United States is living on borrowed money and on borrowed time. The high f
Large federal debt remains a major problem
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
The United States is living on borrowed money and on borrowed time. The high federal debt, a constant refrain of conservatives, remains too high. Though the annual federal deficit has been dropping, it is scheduled to start rising again if changes... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Has Obama really changed AmericaIs Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more
Has Obama really changed America
New Zimbabwe / Posted 24 days ago
Is Barack Obama a transformational president? That was his ambition: to be more, as he put it, like Ronald Reagan than Bill Clinton, to launch a new era, not simply tack to the prevailing winds of the old. Not surprisingly, as the president readies... Read more

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