TCG Weekly Digest – December 18th, 2015

Week ending December 18, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community The Economy With an improving economy, the Fed hikes interest rates for the 1st time since 2006: The Fed has ended the zero-rate era, voting to set the new target range for the federal funds rate at 0.25 percent to……

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TCG Weekly Digest – December 24th, 2015

Week ending December 24, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Trump and Cruz move higher: #1 Donald Trump – 39%. #2 Ted Cruz – 18%, up from last month. #3 Marco Rubio and Ben Carson – tied 10% each. #4 Chris Christie at 5%. CNN [Poll] Trump ahead in……

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TCG Weekly Digest – January 8th, 2015

Week ending January 8, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community The Economy China stocks recover from plunge as nerves settle: “Chinese stocks rose and the yuan strengthened Friday, a respite from the early-year meltdown that wiped as much as $1.1 trillion from mainland markets, after authorities overnight removed a mechanism blamed……

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TCG Weekly Digest – December 12th, 2015

Week ending December 12, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community The Economy Middle class is no longer a majority in U.S., study says: Analysts suggest the shift could affect politics and social stability. Rapid growth of upper-income households, along with an increase in less-educated low earners, has driven the decline……

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TCG Weekly Digest – December 4th, 2015

Week ending December 4, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Homegrown terrorists with ISIS sympathies kill 14, wound 17 in San Bernardino, CA Gunman attacks Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado EU’s Mario Draghi announces extension of quantitative easing Job growth report, consumer spending and other indices up in 3rd quarter……

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TCG Weekly Digest – November 25th, 2015

Week ending November 25, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community All of us at The Common Good wish you and yours and a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Turkey shoots down a Russian jet fighter: Obama, Putin Erdogan and NATO respond Obama and France’s Hollande hold joint press conference, vow to ramp……

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TCG Weekly Digest – November 20th, 2015

Week ending November 20, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Terrorist attack on a hotel in Mali today – 21 dead Russia steps up airstrikes against ISIS in wake of Paris attacks and bombing of Russian airplane Donald Trump regains frontrunner position in GOP race Largest healthcare provider in US……

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TCG Weekly Digest – November 13th, 2015

Week ending November 13, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Multiple terrorist attacks in Paris tonight. At least 60 reported dead. Republican debate was substantive; Immigration a flashpoint for candidate sparring Oil prices could set new low Netanyahu and Obama try for cooperation in White House meeting Myanmar holds first……

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TCG Weekly Digest – November 6th, 2015

Week ending November 6, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Flight recorders point to bomb attack; Russia suspends Egypt flights Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline Rubio gains in the polls, donations, becomes a target for rivals Yellen suggests December Fed rate hike more likely Turkey’s Erdogan holds onto power amid……

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TCG Weekly Digest – October 30th, 2015

Week ending October 30, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Boots on the ground in Syria with a small US Special Ops deployment there International confab, including US, Russia, Saudi Arabia & Iran, seeks a political solution for Syria Paul Ryan in as Speaker of the House; Congress approves two……

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TCG Weekly Digest – October 23rd, 2015

Week ending October 23, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community   Polls Carson pulls ahead in Iowa for the first time, leading 28% to Trump’s 20%. Marco Rubio follows with 13% and Ted Cruz polls at 10%. Rand Paul is at 6%, and Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina are at 5%……

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TCG Weekly Digest – October 16th, 2015

Week ending October 16, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Obama will keep US troops in Afghanistan. No end to that war as he had hoped. GOP split on Paul Ryan in hunt for Speaker Hillary gives strong debate showing; Sanders too. Tensions rise in wake of knife attacks and……

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