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Thomas Ferraro

Thomas Ferraro

    US shutdown could put one million workers on unpaid leave
    US shutdown could put one million workers on unpaid leave
    The US government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years, potentially putting up to 1-million workers on unpaid leave,...
    How Washington took the US to the brink and back
    How Washington took the US to the brink and back
    The world's largest economy was headed toward an unprecedented default, and all Washington wanted to talk about was the manner in which the...
    Obama praises 'Gang of Six' plan
    Obama praises 'Gang of Six' plan
    Saying time was running out for an agreement to raise the United States borrowing limit, President Barack Obama on Tuesday supported a bipartisan...
    Obama on Weiner: 'If it were me, I would resign'
    Obama on Weiner: 'If it were me, I would resign'
    President Barack Obama ramped up pressure on Monday on Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner to step down, calling his internet sex scandal a...
    US lawmaker Weiner seeks treatment after sex scandal
    US lawmaker Weiner seeks treatment after sex scandal
    US Democratic Representative Anthony Weiner defied calls on Saturday from party leaders to resign and said he would instead seek treatment and a...
    US Congress likely to be divided, gridlocked
    US Congress likely to be divided, gridlocked
    The US Congress was headed for political gridlock after Tuesday's midterm elections, posing a challenge as the country struggles to get out of the...
    Democrats push vote on huge US stimulus plan
    Democrats push vote on huge US stimulus plan
    US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid abruptly halted debate on a $937-billion rescue Bill late on Thursday, but said lawmakers would resume work...
    US economic stimulus package makes progress
    US economic stimulus package makes progress
    United States President Barack Obama scored his first major legislative victory on Wednesday with passage of an $825-billion economic stimulus...
    White House reviews automaker bailout
    White House reviews automaker bailout
    The White House voiced concern about a Democratic plan on Monday to bail out stricken automakers with up to $15-billion in loans and provide...
    US Senate returns to carmaker bailout talks
    US Senate returns to carmaker bailout talks
    The United States Senate was due to reconvene on Monday as White House and Democratic congressional negotiators sought to draft legislation to bail...
    US takes first step in bailing out car industry
    US takes first step in bailing out car industry
    United States Senate Democrats took the first step towards bailing out the nation's crippled auto industry on Monday by proposing a $25-billion...
    Clinton draws rebuke over assassination remark
    Clinton draws rebuke over assassination remark
    Hillary Clinton mentioned the June 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy in explaining on Friday why she had resisted calls to end her White House...