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Making Case for Jobs Bill, Obama Cites Europe’s Woes By Jackie Calmes of The New York Times

  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/07/us/politics/obama-says-he-would-accept-a-surtax-on-high-incomes.html?_r=1&ref=politics WASHINGTON — In perhaps his most sober remarks about the economy this year, President Obama on Thursday described the weakening economy as “an emergency” and made the case for his jobs bill as “an insurance policy against a … Continue reading

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The European Union By The New York Times

http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/e/european_union/index.html The European Union evolved out of the European Coal and Steel Community, formed in 1950 by Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands to help revive heavy industry in a region still staggering after World War II. While … Continue reading

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