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Immigration by the numbers

After many false starts, a convergence of public sentiment and political will has sped the country to the brink of comprehensive immigration reform. In purely economic terms, it's a no-brainer — one of those rare instances where a moral imperative neatl
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By MARC MEWSHAW  |  May 11, 2013

Bottom feeders

Last month, federal regulators pulled the plug on a wide-ranging review of wrongful foreclosures by 10 mortgage lenders at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis.
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By MARC MEWSHAW  |  February 22, 2013

Rewarding inefficiency

As Obama barnstorms swing-state college campuses, he's making affordability of higher education the centerpiece of efforts to cast himself as wonkish hipster against Mitt Romney's rich, out-of-touch white guy.
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By MARC MEWSHAW  |  September 07, 2012

A lament for Libor

Ladies and gentlemen, London's burning. Not with the flames of the Olympic torch or the torments of a hellish heat wave.
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By MARC MEWSHAW  |  August 10, 2012