US economy

Barack Obama
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09 Sep, 2011

The US needs a New Deal - but Obama has displayed zero appetite for big liberal ideas

David Vitter
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08 Sep, 2011

Football comes first for one Republican senator as Obama faces prospect of empty seats tonight

Barack Obama
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07 Aug, 2011

Pick of the news reports and comment from the Sunday newspapers

Barack Obama
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02 Aug, 2011

First reaction: America set to avoid debt default with new deal, but who are the winners and losers?

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22 Jul, 2011

Will the lights go out on Aug 3 as millions fail to get their Social Security cheques?

Barack Obama
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16 Jun, 2011

Can any of these Republican nutballs win? Yes, the US has long had a soft spot for imbeciles

Beached white male, washed up on a beach
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14 Jun, 2011

Charles Laurence: Plight of America’s jobless ‘suits’ raises big questions - like why would you marry one?

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03 Feb, 2011

Business digest: UK unemployment could stay at 8 per cent, warns economist Mike Dicks

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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20 Aug, 2010

Business Digest: Fears of a double-dip recession increase after Thursday’s falls

China building
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16 Aug, 2010

Business Digest: China will relieve the US of its top spot by 2027

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