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The U.S. economy is a mess: The good, the bad, and the ugly

When we think about economic performance, there are two major components to consider: Gross domestic product and gross fixed capital formation.For the United States, these two dimensions have converged over the last 50 years: GDP grew by an average of 7.1% a year during the 1970s and 1980s and the same rate of growth occurred […]

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How to celebrate the new year without spending too much time on your feet

What to pack for the New Year’s Eve bash: booze, a hat, and a little bit of creativity.(Jorge Ribas/The Washington Post) What to bring to the New Years Eve bash?Batteries: Some will probably need batteries for lighting, as you’ll be partying to an incredible soundtrack, and the music is just as much a part of […]

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How to avoid a lashing of funds as the 2020 election looms

A package of stimulus funds to support states struggling with a $14 billion budget shortfall will be sent to the states for consideration by Congress.The package includes $4.9 billion for education, $1.6 billion for public health and $1 billion for disaster relief, according to a statement from President Donald Trump’s office.The package also includes $1 […]

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How to find out when you’re eligible for a federal drug package vote

I’m sure you’ve heard it all before: You’re eligible to get a drug package from a federal prison if you’re serving time for a felony or drug trafficking offense.You’ve also likely heard that the package is for a drug offense.And you’re correct.But if you were convicted of a drug trafficking crime, and you were sentenced […]

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