Economy


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She Closed Her Flower Shop After 36 Years. There Are 100,000 Small Business Owners Just Like Her.

Diana Limon, a small business owner, is closing her flower shop after 36 years in business because of the pandemic and economic crisis.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Xtreme Manufacturing, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Soldiers and Federal Workers Used as ‘Guinea Pig’ in Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral

They can't opt out of the payroll tax deferral and will have to pay the money back in 2021.

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3 Ways Joe Biden Plans to Expand Social Security Benefits

The former vice president is proposing a plan to shore up Social Security that would raise minimum benefit amounts for lifelong workers with low incomes.

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Latino Family Facing Eviction Gets $67K in Donations After AOC and CNN Highlight Their Story

An estimated 40 million are in danger of being evicted due to the coronavirus economic downturn. But people across the country are pitching in to help.

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$125,000 Raised for Immigrant Family After Photo of Girls Using Taco Bell Wi-Fi for Homework Goes Viral

Their mother, a migrant farmworker who never gets a day off, will now have funds to get back on her feet.

Kamala-Harris-and-Debbie-Mucarsel-Powell Miami Latinos roundtable.
Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Mucarsel-Powell Plan Big Boost for Latinos in South Florida

The Democratic vice presidential candidate and the Florida representative launch “Nuestros Negocios, Nuestro Futuro.”

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Mike Pence Says US Has the ‘Greatest’ Economy Under Trump. That’s Not True.

Republicans at the party’s National Convention claimed they “built the greatest economy in the world." Let’s take a look at the facts.