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Black Business Owners Urge Obama To Aid Growth

President Obama's speech to the National Urban League in New Orleans comes amid a debate over the role of government in helping small businesses succeed. Some entrepreneurs in the black community say government's role is especially important for fledgling minority businesses with little capital.
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Romney Targets Obama On 'You Didn't Build That'

The Romney campaign held 24 events around the country Wednesday in which small business owners talked about their businesses. So just how can the government help or hurt entrepreneurs?
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Bush-Era Tax Cuts The Hot Topic Again In Congress

The Senate is set to vote on Democratic and Republican plans to extend the Bush-era tax cuts. Democrats want to limit the breaks to those making less than $250,000 a year. Republicans want even the rich to keep the lower rates.
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Pro-Obama SuperPAC Takes Aim At Romney's 'Olympic Gold'

Priorities USA, the superPAC backing President Obama's re-election, has unveiled a new ad — timed to coincide with the London Olympics — that pokes fun at Mitt Romney's overseas business ties.
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Virginia Voter Registration Forms Miss Their Mark

A D.C.-based nonprofit attempted to do good work by circulating pre-printed Virginia voter registration forms, but they've run into complaints after many were sent to dead people or family pets.

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Your Subsidy Is My Incentive

A research group tallies up all government spending and tax breaks across nine sectors of the economy — with eye-opening results.

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