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Not backing down: Obama to issue another executive action

By Susan Crabtree | 07/31/14 07:51 AM

President Obama is following through with a threat to issue more executive actions, not fewer, one day after House Republicans moved forward with their lawsuit challenging the president's unilateral policy-making.
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What Dollar Tree's purchase of Family Dollar says about the U.S. economy

By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 05:00 AM

Amid a slow recovery for poor Americans, the creation of a mega-dollar store might be interpreted as a grim sign of diminished consumer expectations. But the reality is that the economic outlook has improved.
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Can you translate America's top economist into plain English?

By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 05:00 AM

Take this quick quiz and see if you can figure out what the head of the Federal Reserve is saying.
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