Tag Archives: economy

No. 44: What’s Ahead

The president-elect has inherited several acute challenges

When Barack Obama takes office on Jan. 20, 2009, he will face daunting challenges and…

By Joyce Jones

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Transcript: Obama on the Economy

Transcript of President-elect Barack Obama’S first press conference, as prepared for delivery:
CHICAGO — This…

By Black Enterprise

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Obama to Tackle Economic Crisis Head On

President-elect to meet with top business leaders, advisers to form plan

President-elect Barack Obama is meeting with his team of economic advisers today to discuss plans…

By Renita Burns

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Candidates Weigh In on GDP Numbers

Both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama today issued statements on the latest gross…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Deficit Grows with McCain or Obama

The candidate’s tax plans are complicated for individuals, but according to the Tax…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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McCain Talks Economy in Cleveland

In a speech on the economy today, Sen. John McCain told supporters that he would…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Trail Mix

In 11 Days Anything Can Happen

In another, more progressive nation or perhaps even a different period in this nation’s history,…

By Joyce Jones

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The Prejudice That May Rear Its Head

Will Obama fall victim to the 'Bradley effect'?

Race is one of those thorny topics that people rarely want to talk about…

By Joyce Jones

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Trail Mix: The Final Debate

Eighteen days and counting, Obama maintains the lead

The third and final presidential candidate debate Oct. 15 between Sens. John McCain and…

By Joyce Jones

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Cut to the Chase

“Stop beating around the bush” is the general consensus of attendees of tonight’s debate at…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama’s Urban Agenda: An Economic Engine for the Nation

In a conference call today, Michael Coleman, mayor of Columbus, Ohio, addressed Obama’s plan for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Trail Mix

As the race winds down McCain goes negative

With just three weeks left until Election Day, the presidential campaign of Republican Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter Registration Deadline Monday

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On Nov. 4 registered voters will have the opportunity send a message to…

By Renita Burns

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Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Palin vs. Biden

The debate is over.  To her credit, Palin made no gaffes and gained confidence as…

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Who’ll Get the Boot?

(source:newsbusters.org)

Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

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Who’ll Get the Boot?

(source:newsbusters.org)

Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

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Ask an Economist: Breaking Down the Financial Crisis

(source: wharton.upenn.edu)
 
It has been a jarring September for Wall Street. It is just the middle…

By Renita Burns

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Got Jobs?

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It’s enough to make your stomach churn. Those gloom and doom economic reports that…

By Renita Burns

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