Clive Crook

Bloomberg View

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Writer and editor for Bloomberg View, writing about the intersection of politics and economics; former senior editor of The Atlantic; former columnist for National Journal and commentator for the Financial Times

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President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

Is It Time to Increase the Minimum Wage?

President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

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With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

Political Dysfunction in Washington Hurting the Economy and American Credibility

With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

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The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

The Mythology of the Middle Class

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

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