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Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

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Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

Keystone’s Inconvenient Truths: Alberta Meets Al Gore at Davos

Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she’ll try to dispel some “myths” about the oil sands during a panel discussion at Davos with Vice President Al Gore, who once called the Keystone XL pipeline the Canadian province is seeking “an atrocity.”...

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The World Economic Forum logo inside the Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 20, 2014.

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The World Economic Forum logo inside the Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 20, 2014.

Davos-Bound: Sunbelt, California Republicans

The January recess of the U.S. Congress gone home from Washington coincides nicely, it turns out, with the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. So Davos it is, for a delegation of House Republicans. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor,  a Virginia...

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Lawrence "Larry" Summers, professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, attends a news conference at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong.

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Lawrence "Larry" Summers, professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, attends a news conference at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong.

Summers: Can’t Look to Austerity for Growth

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said today “we really can’t look to austerity as a source of growth.” Summers was speaking with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Summers also served as an...

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