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Sequester sends San Jose, Calif., rents through roof

Some 17,000 tenants on the Federal Section 8 housing program in Santa Clara County recently received rent hikes of 10 percent or more. The area has very nearly the highest housing cost of any place in the country.

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New Ryan budget: “A zombie he won’t let die”

The GOP plan gives even more tax breaks to the rich, higher subsidies to companies that ship jobs overseas, and bigger tax cuts to corporations.