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2005-07-12 10:59:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In his first major speech as White House economic adviser, Ben Bernanke predicted on Tuesday that the 2005 U.S. budget deficit could come in "well below" previous estimates because of robust tax revenue.

2005-06-29 17:57:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republicanleaders said on Wednesday they will move forward with apared-down plan for private accounts as a first step towardPresident Bush's proposed revamp of Social Security.

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2005-06-09 21:15:00

Key Senate Republicans privately reviewed suggestions Thursday for raising the Social Security retirement age while limiting future benefits for upper-wage earners, officials said, as they sought momentum for legislation atop President Bush's second-term domestic agenda.


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