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  • Ex-Obama aide Lawrence Summers sees 33% chance of new recession

     
    Lawrence Summers: Former top White House economic advisor Lawrence Summers said there's at least a 33% chance the faltering economy will slip into another recession. He joins a growing chorus of economist raising alarms about a double-dip recession....
  • Guest list: Alan Greenspan, Rachel Maddow on ‘Meet the Press’; Rep. Paul Ryan on ‘Fox News Sunday’

     
    CBS' "Face the Nation" will talk to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod; and Howard Dean, former chair of the Democratic National Committee. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6....
  • Sunday shows: Ryan, Brown, Adm. McConnell, Dean

     
    Also, John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, Robert Ford, Gloria Steinem, Steve Forbes, Howard Dean, David Axelrod, Arianna Huffington and John McCain...
  • Obama was warned of loan dangers long before Solyndra sank

     
    Tim Geithner and Lawrence Summers warned Obama about the dangers of Energy Secy. Stephen Chu's loan program vetting process....
  • McManus: The bottom line on taxes

    McManus: The bottom line on taxes
    On April 15, everyone's in favor of tax reform. Nobody can survive the ordeal of preparing a federal income tax return without concluding that there must be a simpler, fairer way to pay for the federal government. And so — as inevitably as death...
  • For Obama, Time To Remind The World Of His Agenda

    For Obama, Time To Remind The World Of His Agenda
    Consumed by concerns at home, President Barack Obama turns back to the world stage this week, hoping to remind anyone listening of his efforts to reshape the image and diplomacy of the United States. Yet even this moment is shadowed by economic woes....
  • Goldberg: Obama is out of options

    Goldberg: Obama is out of options
    After Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency changed. As he put it in 1943, "Dr. New Deal" had to be replaced by "Dr. Win the War." It was a colossal policy switch, but it wasn't an extreme makeover politically. He was still the same...
  • A World Bank success story

    A World Bank success story
    The World Bank passed a big test in December when Congress quietly approved its request for additional funding, part of the development group's first general capital increase in more than 20 years. During a time of fiscal stress and partisan gridlock, the...
  • 'Confidence Men' by Ron Suskind

    'Confidence Men' by Ron Suskind
    "The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job-training," Vice President Joe Biden famously quipped of his future running mate in 2007. That's exactly what President Barack Obama did in his first two years of office, according to a...
  • It may be the time for Burris' close-up

    It may be the time for Burris' close-up
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday it was likely that former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris would be seated as the state's newest senator this week after a legal review of new paperwork regarding the Senate appointment....
  • Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics

    Paul Samuelson dies at 94; 1st American to win Nobel in economics
    Paul Samuelson, the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economics, the author of a landmark college textbook on the subject and a presidential advisor who helped shape tax policy in the Kennedy administration, has died. He was 94. --------------------...
  • All the president-elect's men

    All the president-elect's men
    Today's question: Who would you like to see in Barack Obama's Cabinet, and which potential picks do you think would be a mistake? Previously, Weigel and Lilly debated Rahm Emanuel's selection as chief of staff. Pass up on Robert Kennedy Jr., go for...