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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2019 - 3:31 pm
2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke this week revealed a plan to address racial income inequality: redistribute wealth from white, rich Americans to poor black Americans. In response to one attendee who was asking how he would seek to fix economic disparity, O'Rourke said: "One very obvious...
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June 12, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a budget deficit of $146.8 billion in May, helping push the total deficit so far this year 23 percent above the same period a year ago. Last month's deficit followed a surplus of $214.3 billion in April, a...
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