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Hurting One, Hurting All: Economists Wake Up to Income Inequality’s Damage

Hurting One, Hurting All: Economists Wake Up to Income Inequality’s Damage
In an Associated Press survey published today, a group of three dozen economists agree that the “growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn’t bad just for individuals. It’s hurting the U.S. economy.”
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Keystone Pipeline's Blip on the Job Radar: Some Jobs but Negligible Impact

Keystone Pipeline's Blip on the Job Radar: Some Jobs but Negligible Impact
President Obama has mischaracterized the exact number of jobs stemming from the Keystone XL Pipeline project. The resulting impact on the economy, however, is right on target with what both the President and State Department believe - that is, the job impact will have a negligible effect on unemployment.
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Associated Press CEO: Government Seizure of Journalists' Records 'Unconstitutional'

Associated Press CEO: Government Seizure of Journalists' Records 'Unconstitutional'
The president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press on Sunday called the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records "unconstitutional" and said the news cooperative had not ruled out legal action against the Justice Department.
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Tea Party Group Chief Quits, Cites Internal Split

Former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey has left a conservative tea party group, FreedomWorks, under a secret deal that will pay him $8 million.
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Campaign Persists to Cease the Use of 'Illegal Immigrant' in Newspapers

In the 19th Century, the growing demand for newspapers led to the creation of wire services, cooperatives between large city-based newspapers, the most famous of these, the Associated Press (AP) adopted the use of the wireless telegraph in 1899, initiated a wire service for photogra...
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