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April 2014

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Progressive policies similar to the Affordable Care Act can lay the foundation for stronger growth and help those most in need.

Monday, April 21, 2014

March 2014

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Progressive fiscal policy must complement monetary policy to boost economic growth.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

February 2014

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In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

January 2014

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To help the middle class and create jobs, Congress should pass a one-year extension of unemployment benefits and raise the federal minimum wage.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

December 2013

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Economic data show that this is a recovery for the rich—not a recovery for everyone.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

November 2013

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Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

October 2013

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Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

September 2013

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As we draw closer to a fiscal crisis, Congress must not allow the American economy to be held hostage by radicals bent on scorching the earth.

Monday, September 30, 2013

August 2013

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Policymakers need to find and enact policies that can spur faster economic growth.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

July 2013

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Economic and labor-market gains continue this month, but policymakers should focus on long-term strategies to strengthen the American people and help U.S. businesses prosper.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

June 2013

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Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.

Friday, June 21, 2013

May 2013

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It’s time to consider additional policy measures to bring down unemployment and economic suffering from their still-too-high levels.

Monday, May 13, 2013

April 2013

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The U.S. economy needs more policy attention in order to reach a self-sustaining recovery.

Monday, April 22, 2013

March 2013

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Though the economy and job market have both maintained steady growth, lawmakers can do more to ensure a positive future for struggling Americans and a prosperous economy for all.

Friday, March 22, 2013

February 2013

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Policymakers can accelerate modest recovery with increased infrastructure investments and boosts to personal income.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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