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Congress Set To Reach Rare Agreement On Unemployed Vets Bill

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans rallied on a rare patch of common ground Wednesday and Congress approved legislation helping government c...

Schools Fear Worst Budget Cuts Ahead

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 12.24.2011 | Education

LANCASTER, Pa. — Educators are bracing for a tough reality: As difficult as budget cuts have been on schools, more tough times are likely ahead....

Janell Ross

Nation's First Black Billionaire Proposes Plan to Reduce Black Unemployment | Janell Ross | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

As Congress weighs the Obama administration's jobs package, RLJ Companies CEO Robert Johnson is pushing a proposal that he says marshals the capacity ...

Obama Promotes Jobs Plan In Boehner's Home State

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Imploring Congress to follow his lead, President Barack Obama on Tuesday lobbied lawmakers to adopt his nearly $450 billion job...

Sam Stein

White House Denies Report It's Considering Regulation Moratorium | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is denying a report that President Obama is considering calling for a moratorium on regulations affecting the economy, s...