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    WASHINGTON-- The results aren't complete, but so far, no current White House agency is saying that their chiefs use personal email accounts for government business. Eight members of President Barack Obama's cabinet said, through press officials, they have government email accounts. The remaining seven cabinet officials did not respond to a query from MarketWatch.

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    Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies. A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death spiral. It's likely that millions of enrollees would drop coverage after losing their assistance, experts said.

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    When you think about Orlando, the first thing that likely comes to mind is the Disney (DIS) and Universal Studio theme parks. But as Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County, Fla. mayor Teresa Jacobs will tell you, there's much more to Orlando than its highest profile businesses.

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    The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday launched its effort to pursue reforms at the Federal Reserve, with the central bank's regional structure among the topics that came into the panel's cross-hairs. Senator Richard Shelby, the committee chairman, said at Tuesday's Fed reform hearing that the panel will explore reforming the Fed system.

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    U.S. automakers have written to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to say the U.S. central bank need not worry about the impact of adding currency rules to trade deals. Yellen warned Congress last week against a bid to crack down on currency cheats and said adding currency rules to trade deals could hobble monetary policy.

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    WASHINGTON-- The Treasury Department will exhaust its capacity to borrow in October or November if the debt limit isn't raised, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Tuesday. The non-partisan CBO had previously estimated that "extraordinary measures" Treasury could use to continue borrowing would last until September or October. The debt limit is suspended until March 15. After that date, so-called extraordinary measures available to the Treasury to keep borrowing...

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    The Federal Reserve will most likely hike short-term interest rates in September, said Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi. "At that point in time it will be clear that the economy, given all the job growth, will be closing in on full-employment quickly and that wage growth will be accelerating," he said. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks.

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    The Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday that if the U.S. federal debt limit is not raised, the U.S. Treasury Department will exhaust all of its borrowing capacity and run out of cash by October or November, slightly later than a previous forecast. Normal U.S. borrowing authority under the debt limit currently expires on March 15.

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    Washington• The IRS has cut nearly 12,000 positions as its budget has fallen by an inflation-adjusted 17 percent since 2010.• The agency also says that illegal immigrants are eligible for tax credits.• The Pentagon’ s new $55 billion bomber project has ignited a fiery conversation about defense spending.The Economy• A closely watched economic indicator hits...

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    The $750,000-- to-- $1 million price range is the hottest part of the housing market, according to data released Monday. But what $1 million buys you in, say, San Francisco, is a lot different from what it can purchase in Peoria, Ill. Preowned houses in that price range-- which in many areas encompasses the "McMansion" market segment-- seem to be selling quickly.

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    U.S. President Barack Obama's advisers would recommend he veto a Senate resolution to overturn recent National Labor Relations Board reforms if the measure were to reach the White House, his administration said in a statement. The resolution seeks to overturn a recent labor board rule over "representation case procedures," according to the statement.

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    The Federal Reserve on Tuesday awarded $110.87 billion of overnight fixed-rate reverse repurchase agreements to 45 bidders at an interest rate of 0.05 percent, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said on its website.

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    U.S. home prices jumped 1.1% in January to take the year-over-year gain to 5.7%, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. CoreLogic said 27 states and the District of Columbia are at or within 10% of their peak. "A dearth of supply in many parts of the country is a big factor driving up prices.

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    WASHINGTON-- The hardest-hit states won't get back to their housing-boom-era peak prices this decade. That's according to a MarketWatch analysis of the latest home-price data from CoreLogic. For this analysis, MarketWatch looked at the year-over-year growth rates both nationally and at state levels for the states where prices skidded at least 20% from their peaks.

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    WASHINGTON-- AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson says an improved economy is boosting U.S. wages, but he also insists inaction in Washington is holding back the nation's growth. Stephenson, who doubles as chairman of the Business Roundtable, urged lawmakers on Tuesday to pass bills to encourage free trade, reduce corporate taxes, relax certain immigration laws and avert unnecessary rules such as a decision to regulate the Internet under a government law first created in the...

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    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf proposed a $29.9 billion budget on Tuesday that includes $2.5 billion of net tax increases for fiscal 2016. Wolf's sweeping revamp of the state's tax system would raise sales and personal income taxes while lowering property and corporate taxes, he said during his address to lawmakers.

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    If we start now and work together, we can build Age of Sustainable Development. NEW YORK-- One year ago, I was in Brazil to launch the Brazilian chapter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, an initiative of U.N. The main message I heard that day was that São Paulo was suffering from a megadrought, but that state and local politicians were keeping it quiet.

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    For the second year in a row, ferocious winter weather slowed U.S. vehicle sales in February, causing the major automakers to miss analysts' bullish projections. Six of the top seven manufacturers on Tuesday reported year-to-year sales increases in February, but all fell short of expectations.