Another Government Shutdown?
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Another Government Shutdown?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or…

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Fed Said to Have Debt Ceiling Plan Involving Market Interventions
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Fed Said to Have Debt Ceiling Plan Involving Market Interventions

Sarah N. Lynch and Jason Lange, REUTERS   WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Federal Reserve drew…

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Obama’s Showdown with ‘Teapublicans’ is Just Beginning
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Obama’s Showdown with ‘Teapublicans’ is Just Beginning

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   Believe it or not, President Obama’s decision to…

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Blackonomics: Public and Public Officials are Stuck on Stupid
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Blackonomics: Public and Public Officials are Stuck on Stupid

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or…

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Short-Term Debt Deal Won’t Mask Big Barriers Ahead
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Short-Term Debt Deal Won’t Mask Big Barriers Ahead

by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hold the champagne. Even after lawmakers complete…

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An Open Letter to House Speaker Boehner
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An Open Letter to House Speaker Boehner

By Stephanie J. Jones NNPA Columnist   Dear Speaker Boehner:   It’s hard to know…

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The Delusional Tea Party Republicans
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The Delusional Tea Party Republicans

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist As these words are being written, the Obama administration…

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China Tells US to Avoid Debt Crisis for Sake of Global Economy
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China Tells US to Avoid Debt Crisis for Sake of Global Economy

[BBC] A senior Chinese official has warned that the “clock is ticking” to avoid a…

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Debt Ceiling Wall of Worry Another Reason for Investing
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Debt Ceiling Wall of Worry Another Reason for Investing

[Bloomberg] The U.S. congressional standoff that shut down the government for the first time in…

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Republicans’ Venom Aimed at Obama
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Republicans’ Venom Aimed at Obama

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist At press time, it was unclear whether Congress would finally…

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