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Can Trump turn the economy around?

Clinton thinks she has to recut a shrinking pie to more equitable slices; Trump thinks the economy is a machine and he knows how it works. They're both wrong.

Donald Trump talks economics in Detroit

Trump says his economic program focuses on three clear goals: Jobs, growth and opportunity. He called it a "day-night" contrast to Obama's job-killing agenda.

GOP debate draws heavy protests

Protesters blocked Detroit city streets ahead of the Republican presidential debate, demanding attention for the Flint water crisis and civil rights issues.

BREAKING: Judge approves Detroit bankruptcy exit

DETROIT, November 7, 2014 – Finally, long-suffering residents of Detroit, Michigan are breathing a sigh of relief today. Bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes declared today that the city’s complex plan for exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history could go forward. According to several sources, Judge Rhodes said it would be a “vast understatement” to ...

Orr files Detroit bankruptcy plan with big 34% pension cut

WASHINGTON, February 21, 2014 – Detroit’s emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, filed a complex bankruptcy plan with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit today. The filing is a cautiously optimistic move signaling that the endgame of the nightmarish collapse of Detroit—once one of America’s greatest and most powerful cities—may be nearing its painful climax and conclusion. ...