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Today, We All Hate BP

June 3rd, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom

How many of us now hate the world's klutziest big oil company? Pollster Rasmussen tells us just how badly BP is doing in the court of public opinion


Obama to Slash Federal Deficit by Withdrawing Troops and Raising Taxes on Rich

February 23rd, 2009 | by Jennifer Lance

Thanks to the Bush administration, the current US deficit is over $1 trillion (not including the economic stimulus package). Obama plans to cut this deficit in half by 2013. Obama will let Bush's tax cuts for individuals who make $250,000 or more a year expire in 2010. As far as troop withdrawal from Iraq, Obama estimates this would save about $90 billion a year, although some of this savings may be deferred to increasing troops in Afghanistan


Obama Vs. McCain: Who Will Better Serve the U.S. Economy?

October 15th, 2008 | by Reenita Malhotra

After another tumultuous day in the market with the worst one-day percentage declines since the crash of 1987, addressing the state of the U.S. Economy was supposed to be foremost for both candidates in an effort to win the votes of undecided and independent voters. Advisers for each candidate said that he would use the final debate to lay out his vision for the country and promote his economic policies while drawing differences with his opponent



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