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Government shutdown affects friends and family of Calvin students

This October marked the first time in 17 years that the U.S. government shut down, and the inaction of Congress is havin...

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Obama’s budget proposal has long road ahead

On April 10, 2013, President Obama proposed a new budget that will cut social security benefits, reduce tax loopholes fo...

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What the sequestration means for America’s future

A week ago today saw President Obama sign into place an order for $85 billion in automatic spending cuts within the US e...

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Government spending cuts spark partisan debate

Senate Democratic leaders agreed upon an approximately $110 billion package to avert the looming sequester, which is sch...