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Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, during an interview in Washington, D.C., on March 11, 2014

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Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, during an interview in Washington, D.C., on March 11, 2014

U.S. CEOs Made 331 Times Average Worker, Says AFL-CIO

April 15 is known across America as a day of reckoning, when many workers must fork over unpaid taxes. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says that for corporate executives, tax day “represents making massive sums of money from the sacrifice of others.”...

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President Barack Obama during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington on Nov. 19, 2013.

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President Barack Obama during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington on Nov. 19, 2013.

Obama White House: Fixing ‘This Whole Website Thing’

”My web-site’s not working the way it’s supposed to,” President Barack Obama told a group of corporate CEOs assembled today in Washington. That’s the Obamacare website, the broken online portal to the new health insurance exchanges that are supposed to...

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Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

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Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

Congressional Parents Protective of Tax Exemption ‘Kids,’ Engler Says

John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable and a Republican former governor of Michigan, says he thinks Congress can find a way to lower the corporate tax rate to 25 percent without sacrificing revenue. The problem: Getting members of Congress...

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