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Oregon attempts to follow in North Dakota's footsteps by pushing forward a bill to establish a publicly-owned bank.
The bottom line on bailouts for Greece, Spain, Portugal and Ireland must be help, not punishment.
If Obama continues to refuse to intervene in the economy, Americans are in for a painful decade.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus’s “People's Budget” has been widely ignored. That’s too bad, because the right solutions to our budget crisis are in there.
For every $1 raised by closing tax loopholes for wealthy Americans, Obama proposes $2 in spending cuts.
The Sarkozy commission advanced new ways of measuring progress—but hurdles remain.
America is stuck in an absurd debate over how deeply to cut teachers’ pensions and seniors’ medical benefits while preserving tax breaks for the superrich.
Last week, the media covered the budget debate like it was a basketball game.
Matthew Yglesias joins Chris Hayes to explain the vital role the Fed plays in managing the health of the economy.