Rick Newman

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Columnist for Yahoo Finance and author of Rebounders: How Winners Pivot from Setback to Success; former chief business correspondent at US News and World Report

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The Senate returned from recess today to consider Emergency Unemployment Compensation, a three-month extension to long-term unemployment insurance that lapsed over the holidays for 1.3…

Out of Work and Out of Luck: The Politics of Unemployment

The Senate returned from recess today to consider Emergency Unemployment Compensation, a three-month extension to long-term unemployment insurance that lapsed over the holidays for 1.3…

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Supporters of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans are calling it another stimulus measure.  Democrats say Vice President Biden told them it's a "take it or leave it" deal. …

Obama Tax-Cut Deal with GOP Faces Opposition from House Dems

Supporters of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans are calling it another stimulus measure.  Democrats say Vice President Biden told them it's a "take it or leave it" deal. …

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House Democrats today voted to block debate on the trade of tax cuts for unemployment benefits that the President worked out with Republicans.

The Tax Battle Isn't Over

House Democrats today voted to block debate on the trade of tax cuts for unemployment benefits that the President worked out with Republicans.

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