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Biden’s economic challenge: Finding workers and goods

President Joe Biden enters the midterm election year of 2022 determined to address what economists call a “supply” problem —…

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Biden signs $768B defense bill, complains it won’t let him close Gitmo

President Biden on Monday signed a $768 billion defense spending bill that includes funds for a 2.7 percent pay raise for…

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Hundreds more flights canceled because of staff shortages

Airlines canceled hundreds more flights because of staffing shortages tied to COVID-19 as the nation’s travel woes extended beyond Christmas…

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Omicron casts a new shadow over economy’s pandemic recovery

Just as Americans and Europeans were eagerly awaiting their most normal holiday season in a couple of years, the omicron…

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Mitch McConnell says Joe Manchin ‘certainly welcome’ to join GOP

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP would “certainly welcome” West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin “if he was…

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WH urges Putin to ‘build back better’ instead of invading Ukraine

Hours after the Biden administration admitted that its own Build Back Better plan won’t pass Congress this year, it urged…

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White House officially punts $2T Build Back Better bill to 2022

The White House finally bowed to reality Friday, formally acknowledging that President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social spending plan has no chance…

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U.S. government deficit down 17% from same period a year ago

The U.S. budget deficit totaled $356.4 billion in the first two months of the budget year By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP…

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EXPLAINER: Why US inflation is so high, and when it may ease

WASHINGTON — Inflation is starting to look like that unexpected — and unwanted — houseguest who just won’t leave. For…

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Americans lukewarm on COVID stimulus impact, say US going in wrong direction: poll

More than three-quarters of Americans say the $1,400 checks doled out earlier this year as part of President Biden’s COVID-19…

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