CBO: US Set For Narrowest Budget Gap Since 2008The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years.
Sharpton: 'We Had Full Employment In The Black Community During Slavery'Al Sharpton said that the last time African-Americans were fully employed was during slavery.
CBO: Health Care Website Woes Will Reduce Enrollment For 2 Million AmericansBudget experts for Congress say fewer uninsured people than expected will get covered this year through President Barack Obama's health care law.
Gov't Report: Budget Deficit Will Drop To $514 Billion, Lowest In Obama PresidencyA new report released Tuesday says the government's budget deficit is set to fall to $514 billion for the current year, down substantially from last year and the lowest by far since President Barack Obama took office five years ago.
Study: Current Federal Government Growth Will Overwhelm Long-Term US BudgetA new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit.
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