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Economy

Bipartisan Debt Talks To Resume

A deficit-cutting session at the White House ended with no apparent progress Sunday. The president and congressional leaders are trying to agree on terms for raising the debt limit.

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Politics

Obama Scrambles To Respond To Jobs Report

As the White House tried to put the best face on dismal new employment numbers, Republicans hoped to pin blame on the president.

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