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    Economic Costs of Climate Change

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about the economic costs of inaction on climate change. After his remarks, former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Michael Greenstone joined him for…

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    James J. Hill House

    Former St. Paul resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home were profiled. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad, and his home reflected…

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    Communicators with Wade Baker

    Wade Baker, the creator of a yearly report from Verizon on worldwide data breaches, talked about the scale and types of data breaches that were occurring and recommended ways to reduce the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Cory Garnder (R-CO) delivered weekly Republican address. He criticized President Obama and the Democrats in the Senate for blocking jobs and energy bills that had been…

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    State of U.S. Economy

    Jason Fichtner and Rudolph Penner talked about the U.S. economy six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers. They discussed House Speaker John Boehner’s five-point plan for…

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    Open Phones

    The telephone lines were open for viewer comments on “Your Income: Still Feeling Impact of Recession?” The lines were divided between those whose income grew, decreased, or…

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    Larry Merlo on Corporate Responsibility

    Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Health, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about corporate responsibility. He defended the company’s decision to…

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    House Speaker John Boehner on the Economy

    Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) talked about his five-point plan for the nation’s economy by addressing the national debt, reforming the tax code, tort reform, reining in excessive…

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    Continuing Resolution to Fund the Government

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) talked about her vote in favor of the previous-day House vote on a measure to fund federal government operations through December 11, 2014, which included…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on the House’s authorizization to arm Syrian rebels to combat ISIS militants. The House amended H.J. Res 124, which contained an…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke to reporters about monetary policy following the September 16-17, 2014, Federal Open Market Committee meeting. She announced that short-term…

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    John Stumpf on Role of Financial Services

    Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf discussed the role of financial services in the economy and banking issues. He said he was optimistic about the economy, but addressed…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders on Unemployment

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about unemployment. He said the real unemployment rate was about 12 percent, and noted that African Americans needed jobs. He also said that…

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    Retirement Savings Policy

    Witnesses, including tax and retirement policy experts, talked about the gap between how much Americans were saving for retirement and savings needed after retirement. Suggested…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on whether an international coalition is needed to fight ISIS* militants. Tamar Hallerman spoke by phone to about lawmaker efforts to pass a…

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    Continuing Resolution Markup

    The House Rules Committee met to consider rules for floor debate on a short-term, through December 11, 2014, continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal…

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    Book Discussion on The Half Has Never Been Told

    Edward Baptist talked about his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, in which he contends that slavery drove the United States' transformation…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Steny Hoyer

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the fall congressional agenda and the November 2014 elections. He said that he expected that…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin, a congressional candidate from Arizona, delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the concerns of Arizona residents that had not been…

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    Week Ahead in Congress

    David Drucker talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the week ahead in Congress, including the congressional response to the president’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels,…

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