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Buffett: Economy needs less help from feds

OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett said Wednesday the U.S. economy continues to improve and doesn’t need as much government help as it is currently getting. Buffett appeared for three hours Wednesday on CNBC four days after releasing his annual ...

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Bernanke not worried by higher gas prices

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke boldly predicted to Congress on Tuesday that rising oil prices will cause only a brief and modest rise in consumer inflation. If he’s wrong, as some lawmakers suggested to him, the risks are ...

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Bernanke downplays risk of inflation to U.S. economy

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday over whether the Fed’s policies are raising the risk of higher inflation in the months ahead. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said he is concerned ...

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Gov. O’Malley supporting his brother to chair party

ANNAPOLIS — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Gov. Martin O’Malley is supporting his brother and political confidant Peter O’Malley to be the next chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party. Brown said Thursday he expects Peter O’Malley will be the next ...

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Bernanke bond plan faces skeptics within Fed

WASHINGTON — Few expect any major shifts when the Federal Reserve’s policymaking panel meets this week, even though two of its new voting members have been skeptics of the Fed’s $600 billion Treasury bond purchase plan. That could all change ...

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