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Many Lawmakers Personally Invested in JPMorgan Chase

Russ Choma OpenSecrets.org When Wall Street giant JPMorgan Chase announced this week that it had lost an estimated $2 billion (now upped to $3 billion) on risky trades, Republican and Democratic members of Congress rushed to make their political cases: … Continue reading

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Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research

Meredith Cohn Baltimore Sun The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it’s waging at home — against disease. Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing … Continue reading

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Taking Stock of the Safety Net, Part 2: Meeting Families’ Basic Needs Through TANF

Source: OfftheChartsBlog About 3.5 million children and 1.1 million parents receive cash assistance each month from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to help cover their basic needs. Families turn to TANF at times of major economic or … Continue reading

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