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According to Washington, the crisis of the hour is the debt ceiling. According to ordinary Americans, the crisis is unemployment.
Ari Melber joins former Senator Ben Bradley to discuss the debt ceiling crisis.
Obama's gutless decision to abandon Warren comes after the president populated his administration with the very people who created the financial meltdown.
Republicans walked away from a budget deal not because cuts weren’t steep enough but because they included tax increases on the wealthiest. If they’re drawing a line in the sand, President Obama must, too.
How deceptive for politicians to stress “entitlements” when they talk about gutting Social Security and Medicare, two programs long paid for by their beneficiaries.
Katrina vanden Heuvel explains how we have to shift the budget debate from one centered around Washington's debt crisis into one that looks at the full picture of America's jobs crisis.
Face it. We live in two nations, sharply divided by an enormous economic chasm between the super-rich and everyone else.
The country is facing a convulsion unlike anything since the fall of the dictatorship in 1974.
Economic unrest in Greece has the potential to quickly spread through the entire European Union—and back to the US where the crisis originated on Wall Street.
The GOP has disowned some of their favorite ideas—pay as you go budgets, cap and trade, raising the debt ceiling—once President Obama has endorsed them.
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