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WASHINGTON - Just four years ago, deficits and debt were an explosive political combination, propelling Republicans to control of the House and fueling the budget fights that would ensue over the next three years.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government's deficit through the first four months of this budget year is down 36.6 percent from a year ago, signaling further improvement in the nation's finances.
WASHINGTON - In the 4½ years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: