Tax cuts: Obama wants a deal Nov 6: White House indicates president is 'open' to discussion of temporarily extending tax cuts for upper-income taxpayers. More
Nov 4: Many will lose unemployment checks in December if Congress doesn't act. Obama pushes extension as 'the right thing to do.' More
Nov 3: President says he's willing to negotiate with the Republicans to ensure that middle-class tax cuts are extended before they expire on Dec. 31. More
Nov 3: President says it's time to hit the 'reset' button, and agrees to look at health care law provision that has proven to be a real stickler. More
Nov 3: Big elections always bring about a hiring boom and bust for political jobs. Here comes the bust. More
Nov 3: Voters defeat several major anti-tax measures in a nod that financially-strapped states need revenue. At the same time, a millionaire tax in Washington state was defeated. More
Nov 3: Commentary: Advice for the presumptive new speaker of the House. Fix the economy. Reform spending. Put a plan in place. The country needs it. More
Nov 3: With Republicans taking over the House, expect an immediate effort to repeal health care reform. But piecemeal change is what might really happen. More
Nov 3: High unemployment doomed many Democrats in the 2010 election. But most economists expect a better job market by 2012, and that just might get the president re-elected. More
Nov 1: Forget the next Congress. The current one still has a lot of work to do. Deadline-sensitive tax issues and jobless benefits top the list. More
Oct 28: Republicans may win the House, if not the Senate. But that also means they will inherit the same problems plaguing Democrats: spending, taxes and debt. More
Oct 26: Both parties want to keep taxes low. But lawmakers may have no choice but to consider curbing the $1 trillion-plus lost to tax breaks. More
Oct 25: Many election season proposals to fight the deficit sound righteous. And some of them may even be good ideas. But to pretend they will make a serious dent in the debt? Um, no. More
Oct 22: Alan Moniz is embarking on a career in healthcare after spending more than 30 years in a factory. More
Oct 21: The blighted Olneyville neighborhood in Providence, R.I., got $1 million in federal stimulus funds to buy up houses. Construction and cleanup is underway and residents are returning. More
Oct 20: When visited a Rhode Island senior center in January 2009, it was on the brink of failure. Stimulus funds saved the program. But now that the money has run out, the center is in danger again. More
Oct 18: In Kokomo, Ind., a Colorado company plans to put $300 million into a former DaimlerChrysler facility and hire 900 workers. Is it for real? More
Oct 18: Delphi, former arm of General Motors, uses $89 million in stimulus funds to make next generation auto parts in Kokomo, Ind. Can the venture take off? More
Oct 18: A year-and-a-half ago, Kokomo, Ind., was on the verge of disaster. How Obama's stimulus push and auto bailout saved this car town. More

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