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FILE - In this June 17, 2020 file photo, a sign advertises a sale at an H&M store along Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach, Fla.
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July 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
US consumer spending up 5.6%, but virus could stall gains
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Shoppers, left, head to the entrance as a sign on the outside wall invites customers to shop inside a Best Buy store Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Richfield, Minn. as restrictions due to the coronavirus have eased in Minnesota.
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June 26, 2020 - 12:42 pm
US consumer spending up 8.2%, partly erasing record plunge
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A woman walks into a closing Gordmans store, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in St. Charles, Mo. Stage Stores, which owns Gordmans, is closing all its stores and has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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AP News
May 29, 2020 - 10:27 am
U.S. consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses.
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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic...
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November 13, 2019 - 3:38 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer . WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government, which ended the 2019 budget year with its largest deficit in seven years, began the new budget year with a deficit in October that was 33.8% bigger than a year ago as spending hit a record. The Treasury Department...
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September 12, 2019 - 4:27 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in the first 11 months of this budget year as spending grew faster than tax collections. The Treasury Department reported Thursday that the deficit with just...
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August 22, 2019 - 1:57 pm
By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen's comment is the...
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August 22, 2019 - 1:33 pm
By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional...
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March 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan calls for a nationwide work requirement for low-income adults getting health insurance through the federal-state Medicaid program. A national work requirement would reduce Medicaid spending by $130 billion over 10 years, according to the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
December 13, 2018 - 11:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wants to boost state spending on school counselors as a way to keep kids safer. The Democratic governor announced Thursday that he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to hire more school...
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