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Report: Md., Va., most vulnerable in budget fight

ANNAPOLIS — A Wells Fargo report says Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are the most vulnerable to looming and widespread federal budget cuts. The report released Monday examines states that would feel the most pain from $85 billion ...

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Economists say U.S. needs more taxes, spending cuts

NEW YORK — The best way to reduce the federal deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a group of economists. The 236 members of the National Association for Business Economics recently surveyed say ...

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Senate turns to partisan fight over student loans

WASHINGTON — The Senate is the newest arena in the election-year face-off over federal student loans, and both sides are starting out by pounding away at each other. With Congress returning from a weeklong spring recess, the Senate plans to ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Saving money is no object: Tea Party budget thinking

Arguably the most important law of them all is the federal budget. Its passage and contents are the precondition of the execution, enforcement and administration of all other federal laws and many state ones. Its provisions embody some of the ...

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Economists: Tax deal will provide jump start

WASHINGTON — The tax deal struck by President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans essentially gives Americans a pay raise — pumping money into the economy almost immediately and probably creating hundreds of thousands of jobs over the next two years, ...

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