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January 4, 2013

Today in History for Friday, January 4, 2013

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-- — Ten years ago

As President George W. Bush put the finishing touches on an economic growth package costing $674 billion over ten years, Democratic presidential hopefuls pledged to scuttle what they characterized as a plan that would help the wealthy without reviving the economy.

Five years ago

The government reported that the nation’s jobless rate hit 5 percent in Dec. 2007, a two-year high, fanning recession fears. Howling winds, pelting rain and heavy snow pummeled California.

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