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  1. Money And Politics

    Learn about the progression of events and legislation that shaped and influenced ...
  2. Debt Monetization: A Nearsighted Government Policy?

    We look at whether this financial practice benefits a government in the long term. ...
  3. Multiple-Term Presidents Who Switched VPs

    These presidents switched VPs halfway through their presidencies. Here are the reasons ...
  4. The Most Financially Irresponsible Presidents ...

    These former presidents are widely considered to have been financially foolish. Many ...
  5. "Temporary" Taxes That Stuck

    Taxpayers should be wary when a new "temporary tax" is introduced. Sometimes these ...
  1. 5 Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

    These presidents earned money not just from their time in office, but outside investments ...
  2. The 5 Biggest Companies In 1812

    Here's a look at what happened to the biggest economic powerhouses in 1812.
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