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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He reflected on the progress the country had made in 2014, and in the six years of his presidency, recovering from the economic…

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    Congress and Economic Growth

    Panelists talked about U.S. economic growth, including what the 114th Congress could do to spur the economy and the potential for changes to the U.S. tax code. br/ “And Now for a…

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    Affordable Care Act and Medical Device Tax

    Mark Leahey, president of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association, talked about the impact of the medical device tax included in the Affordable Care Act. Topics included potential…

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    Obama Administration Economic Policy and Agenda

    Jeffrey Zients spoke with Politico's Ben White about the Obama administration’s economy policy and agenda. Other topics included the administration’s previous-day announcement that…

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren on Managing the Economy

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talked about the influence Wall Street has on Congress through their hundreds of lobbyists and criticizing the “revolving door” between…

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    Senator Tom Coburn on the Tax Code

    Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) held a news conference on “decoding” the tax code, including a new report highlighting over $900 billion in tax breaks for special interest groups.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address Representatives Cathy McMorris-Rogers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), and Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) talked about the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE)…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “321K Jobs Added in Nov.: Has Economy Turned a Corner?”…

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    Economic Outlook

    Stanley Fischer talked about the global economic outlook. Topics included oil supply and prices and short-term interest rates, br/ “The Economic Outlook” was part of the…

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    Government Funding and Tax Extenders Deal

    Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) talked about the government funding deadline and efforts to pass tax extenders package before the end of 2014.

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    Representative Paul Ryan on Tax Reform

    Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the possibility of tax code reform in the 114th Congress. br/ “The Business of Taxes” was part of the Wall St. Journal CEO Council…

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    Expiring Tax Breaks

    Kevin Cirilli talked about whether Congress would be able to restore a series of expiring tax breaks before the end of 2014.

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    Holiday Retail Sales and Online Sales Tax Legislation

    David French of the National Retail Federation talked about how U.S. businesses were faring in the early days of holiday retail sales in 2014 and his group’s efforts to press Congress…

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    Book Discussion on An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States

    Arthur Laffer talked about his book, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States: How Taxes, Energy, and Worker Freedom Change Everything, in which he argues that every…

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    Book Discussion on Crapitalism

    Jason Mattera talked about his book, Crapitalism: Liberals Who Make Millions Swiping Your Tax Dollars, in which he argues that wealthy liberals such as George Soros, Al Gore, Harry Reid,…

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    National Sales Tax

    Panelists debated a national sales tax proposal that would replace the national income tax.

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    Book Discussion on Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal

    Andrew Ross talked about his book, Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal, in which he discusses the implications of mass indebtedness in the U.S. and suggests ways for Americans to…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Republican Party’s commitment to do what the public wants by focusing first on…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) delivered the weekly Republican address. He paid tribute to America’s veterans and promised to deliver them the health care system they…

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    Jason Furman on the U.S. Economy

    White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Jason Furman talked about the economy. He said that he was concerned about economic inequality and the potential U.S. growth…

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