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A bit of nostalgia: the National Debt Clock in April 2011 sits at 14.5 trillion. Recently the debt surpassed $18 trillion. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: $18 trillion national debt What to watch for in...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Retirees covered by financially troubled multiemployer pensions could soon see their benefits cut under a congressional spending deal to keep the government running. Architects of the...
In a recent “Making Sen$e” column, billionaire Nick Hanauer explained why he believes unfair standards for overtime pay are hurting the middle class. In 1975, more than 65 percent of salaried American workers were paid time-and-a-half for every hour...
CIA Director John Brennan plans to address the Senate report CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation tactics, and take questions about it, at 1:30 p.m. briefing Thursday. You can watch in the above livestream. The post CIA director takes questions on Senate...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSMom Says the Darndest Things: 10 Questions for Kelly Oxford Why adults are buzzing about YA literature Younger Audiences JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: a hit bedtime book series not meant for children...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIn a state without Medicaid expansion, uninsured South Carolinians mind the gap Fixing the disconnect between Medicare and Medicaid to serve the most vulnerable Americans More than 1.7 million Americans...