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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Leads Pledge Of Income Equality

De Blasio was elected vowing to fight income inequality with a staunchly progressive agenda. De Blasio is leading a task force of mayors to fight economic inequalities, and he talks to Renee Montagne.
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New House Leadership Puts Export Bank On Shakier Ground

Described as either a boost to U.S. jobs and the economy or as "crony capitalism," the Export-Import Bank's future has grown cloudier under new House Majority Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
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Former Treasury Secretary Finds In Climate Change An Economic Threat

As secretary of the treasury from 2006 to 2009, Henry Paulson grappled firsthand with the U.S. financial crisis. He says he sees a similar pattern now developing related to climate change: mounting excess, flawed policies and unheeded warnings. For that reason, Paulson is working to convince his fellow Republicans and the American business community that a carbon tax is not only a wise move, but a critical one.
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Interviewing 101: 'See Yourself As A Resource' To Employers

Spring college graduates are swarming the job market. Host Michel Martin gets a refresher course on interviewing from career advisers Richard Bolles and Christine Cruzvergara.
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How Much House You Can Buy, In 385 U.S. Cities

See how home prices and incomes have changed over the past 25 years, and how your city compares with others around the country.
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Latest Climate Change Report Paints Dire Picture For Business

The economy faces great risks from climate change, according to a study by a bipartisan group of former business leaders and public officials. It predicts harsh consequences if action isn't taken.
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Chicago Program Designed To Prevent White Flight Gets Renewed Attention

The origins of the tax districts stem from an effort decades ago to retain white residents who were concerned their property values would plummet if black families moved into their neighborhoods.
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Are Life Spans Getting Longer? It Depends On How Wealthy You Are

While life expectancies are getting longer for those who are well off, life spans for poor women are actually getting shorter. The stories of two women, from two different places, illustrate the gap.
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U.S. Tip-Toes Closer To Unprecedented Fine On French Banking Giant

The U.S. government is reportedly nearing a settlement with BNP Paribas, drawing to a potential end allegations that the French bank hid $30 billion in transactions involving countries that violated U.S. sanctions.
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Administration Focuses On Challenges Working Families Face

Ideas like paid sick, maternity leave and universal preschool will take center stage at the White House Summit on Working Families.

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