The U.S. Capitol is pictured on Oct. 16, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
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Business Latest: Midterms and Democrats


MIDTERMS: DEMOCRATS NEED SOME FORTUNE BREAKS: Early voting in midterm elections has already started in much of the country. And by this stage of a campaign estimated to cost $4 billion, how the votes are likely to fall is coming into focus. Republicans like what they see. Democrats don’t. Read more

THE FLIRTY SECRET SERVICE AGENT: Being a Secret Service agent requires extraordinary bravery. But sometimes, it also requires flirting with a Romanian hacker. Secret Service Agent Matt O’Neill did just that for months during an undercover investigation into the point-of-sale hacking at Subway sandwich franchises and other retailers. Read more

THE #1 THREAT TO OUR ECONOMY:  Even if you don’t have student loans, or know someone who does, you better believe this huge debt load is impacting your financial well being. When students of the greatest nation on earth are buried with student loans their ability to buy a home, to have disposable income, to be a vital participant of the economy is greatly reduced. Read more


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Business Latest: Midterms and Democrats