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Schumer Calls Passing Health Act in 2010 a Political Mistake

US Politics / US Elections : The Caucus (8 hours ago)

Senator Charles E. Schumer said Tuesday that it was a political mistake to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 because voters at the time were looking for relief from the recession -- not universal health care. Read Post

The top 400 households got 16 percent of all capital gains in 2010

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (14 hours ago)

This is what oligarchy looks like. In 2010, the IRS reports that the top 400 households — or the top 0.0003 percent, for those of you keeping score at home — took home 16 percent of all capital gains. That's right: one out of every ... Read Post

Record Stocks & Plunging Gas Prices Send Consumer Confidence Tumbling, Biggest Miss Since June 2010

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (11 hours ago)

With business confidence at post-crisis lows (in the US and around the world), it is hardly surprising that consumer confidence would fade and at 88.7 (vs 96.0 expectations), this is the biggest miss since June 2010. It appears last... Read Post


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