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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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    Corporate Tax Laws

    Panelists talked about potential public policy responses to American companies that engage in corporate tax inversions. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He gave a Labor Day tribute to America’s workers and talked about Republican efforts to address the…

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    Companies Relocating Abroad for Tax Savings

    Martin Sullivan talked about companies merging with foreign-based companies for tax savings. He explained how corporate tax “inversions” work, how a company benefits, and…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Pedro Nicolaci da Costa talked about the state of the U.S. economy, including the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, wages, jobs, and unemployment. He said that the U.S. economy…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He spoke about the state of the U.S. economy, potential executive action on…

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    Cost of Raising a Child

    Danielle Kurtzleben talked about a Vox.com piece she authored, “The $245,000 Price Tag for Raising an American Child, in Five Charts.” She included the cost of housing, food,…

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    Internal Revenue Service Political Targeting investigation

    Kim Dixon spoke by telephone to give an update on the status of the investigations into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) targeted conservative groups seeking…

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    Internal Revenue Service Targeting Spotlight

    This program included portions of C-SPAN programming on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) alleged targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status and the subsequent…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus delivered the Republican weekly address. He talked about resident Obama’s lack of leadership in building a better future for…

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