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    Former Senator James Webb on Economic Fairness and Foreign Policy

    Former Senator James Webb (D-VA) talked about economic fairness, foreign policy, and the balance of power between Congress and the president. He said that he was considering running…

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    U.S. Tax Code

    Tax and economic policy experts talked about ways to improve the U.S. tax code that could appeal to both Republicans and Democrats. They discussed a report from the Center for American…

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    Economic Costs of Climate Change

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew made remarks and participated in a discussion at a Hamilton Project forum on the economic effects of climate change. The event, which also included former…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Secretary Jack Lew on Business Tax Reform

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about federal corporate taxes, loopholes that allow some business to avoid paying the full rate, and potential reforms to the tax code. Following his…

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    Book Discussion on The Next Economic Disaster

    Richard Vague talked about his book, The Next Economic Disaster: Why It’s Coming and How to Avoid It, in which he argues that the threat to our economic stability comes from privately…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Dan Sullivan, Republican Party candidate for a U.S. Senate seat from Alaska, delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about federal management of natural resources…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    Vice President Biden delivered the weekly presidential address while President Obama was at the NATO summit in Wales. He talked about the economic recovery and proposed bolstering it…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders at Labor Day Event

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester, New Hampshire. He talked about the the…

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    President Obama Labor Day Remarks

    President Obama delivered remarks on jobs, the economy, and workers' rights during a visit to the Laborfest 2014 Labor Day celebration at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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    State of the Labor Market

    Victoria Stilwell talked about some of the “mixed signals” of the U.S. economy Positives included the current unemployment rate and the increase in the number of job openings,…

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    State of the U.S. Job Market

    Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone, assessed the state of the U.S. job market. He discussed the unemployment rate, job creation, and hourly wages.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What is your view of the current job market?” Associated Press reporter Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone,…

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    Life of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen talked about the life of economist Milton Friedman and his contributions to the study of economics, especially his work to re-establish the American economy following World War…

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