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President Barack Obama and others attend the event to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month at the White House in this June 15, 2012 file photo.

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President Barack Obama and others attend the event to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride month at the White House in this June 15, 2012 file photo.

Obama: LGBT Rights, Fundraising

Today, the White House announced that President Barack Obama plans to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay and trans-gendered employees. Tomorrow, in New York, the president plans to appear at the Democratic National Committee’s LGBT...

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Tubes of steel at the Port of Tampa in Florida.

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Tubes of steel at the Port of Tampa in Florida.

U.S. Steel, Steelworkers Seeking Import Enforcement

Labor bosses and corporate titans usually spend their time as adversaries trying to undo the other’s agenda. Not so with United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard and United States Steel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Mario Longhi, who came to Washington today to press for penalties...

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a jerseys from point guard Bria Hartley (2nd L) and center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team and Ryan Boatright (4th L) and point guard Shabazz Napier (R) of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a jerseys from point guard Bria Hartley (2nd L) and center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team and Ryan Boatright (4th L) and point guard Shabazz Napier (R) of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014.

UConn Huskies Mum on Unions

The question about whether college athletes should be allowed to unionize sent the University of Connecticut champion basketball players scurrying. They were happy to answer questions about what it’s like playing college hoops at powerhouse UConn — “Anywhere you go...

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A worker installs power windows on a Daimler AG Mercedes Benz vehicle at the company's international assembly plant in Vance, Alabama, on May 28, 2014.

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A worker installs power windows on a Daimler AG Mercedes Benz vehicle at the company's international assembly plant in Vance, Alabama, on May 28, 2014.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 172

It was 172 months before May, in January 2000, when the U.S. economy previously added at least 200,000 jobs in four consecutive months. Employers added 217,000 jobs last month to top that threshold for the fourth straight month. The economy...

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President Barack Obama at the White House.

Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

President Barack Obama at the White House.

Obama’s Obamacare Loop: ‘Endless’

To hear the president tell it, he is caught in an endless tape loop. “The debate now is about what? Benghazi? Obamacare?” President Barack Obama asked at a Democratic Party fundraiser in Maryland this evening, citing the two- and four-year-old...

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