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Key lawmaker warns highway-mass transit money is running out

Money to repair the nation's crumbling roads and rehab its creaky mass transit lines will run out by July, a key lawmaker on budget issues warns.

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To ease or not to ease, that is Fed's question

The Jackson Hole conference attended by many of the world's top economists, central bankers and policy makers revealed divisions over current Fed stimulus policy.

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Illinois mom battles banks profiting from drug trade

HSBC enabled drug cartels to wash their billions of tear- and blood-soaked dollars through its global operations, and they aren't the only bank involved.

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Chamber of Commerce vows to elect best Congress its money can buy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce  is spending huge sums of money on this fall's elections, giving fresh meaning to Will Roger's quip that "We have the best Congress money can buy."