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Obama to nominate Calif. businesswoman to lead SBA

01/15/2014 6:49am
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration, according to a White House official.

Obama calls on Congress to renew jobless benefits

01/15/2014 12:29pm
President Barack Obama is keeping the heat on lawmakers to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

Judge dismisses challenge to health care law

01/15/2014 2:45pm
A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to part of the new health care law, ruling that the IRS may provide tax credits to residents of states that have declined to establish their own health insurance exchanges.