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September 15, 2013 Five years ago this week, Lehman Brothers collapsed, and America's financial crisis began. On Monday morning, President Obama will mark the anniversary with a speech in the White House Rose Garden. The White House released a new report ahead of the address, assessing how the government's efforts to stabilize the economy turned out.
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Obama at the White House on Sunday.
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July 11, 2011 The budget talks that seem to never end continue, and the president is set to lay out his position again today during a question-and-answer session with reporters.
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April 28, 2011 It's another sign of recovery for the American auto industry.
December 10, 2010 Polls show Americans don't want popular entitlement programs cut or taxes raised to fight deficits. It suggest leaders will need to persuade Americans of the need for sacrifice if they hope to make the kinds of cuts needed.
April 29, 2010 The most terrifying taxpayer-funded bailout protester ever.
December 14, 2009 Planet Money has an exclusive sponsor, Ally Bank, that raises questions about a potential conflict of interest since Planet Money's mission is to cover the global economy. Is this a good fit for NPR?
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