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    Pop Culture and Free Market Economics

    John Tamny talked about his book, Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James Can Teach You about Economics, about pop culture and free market economics.…

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    Infrastructure Spending

    Governing Magazine’s Daniel Vock reported by telephone on infrastructure spending and a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for those traveling for Memorial Day, were open for viewer responses to the question: “Should the gas tax be raised to fund roads and bridges?”…

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    Research and Development Tax Credit Legislation

    Lindsey McPherson talked from Capitol Hill’s House gallery about the research and development tax credit extension bill being debated in the House. Many members would like to…

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    Income Inequality

    Michael Konczal and Scott Winship talked about income inequality in the U.S. Among other topics they discussed its root causes, and what can be done about the issue.

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    Book Discussion on We Are Better Than This

    Professor Edward Kleinbard talked about his book We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money, in which he argues that government spending, which is often overshadowed by…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about expanding economic opportunities in areas such as rural communities with chronic poverty, manufacturing communities that…

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    President Obama on Global Entrepreneurship

    President Obama talked about ways to encourage women and young entrepreneurs to address global issues including poverty, climate change, religious extremism, education, and health…

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    Book Discussion on The Socialist Party of America

    Jack Ross talked about his book The Socialist Party of America, a critical history of the Socialist Party of America. Commentary was provided by Eric Arnesen, J. Arthur Bloom, Ernest…

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    First Quarter Economic Growth

    Eamon Javers talked about the slowing down of the economy in the first quarter after accelerating for much of 2014. The Commerce Department reported the gross domestic product grew 0.2…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on ways to increase economic opportunities in inner cities.  Niall Stanage spoke by phone about the 2016 presidential candidates and the…

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    Tax Exemption for Professional Sports Leagues

    Andrew Zimbalist talked by remote video from Northampton, Massachusetts, about the tax exempt status of professional sports leagues after the National Football League’s recent…

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    Governor Chris Christie on the U.S. Economy

    Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) spoke about jobs and the economy at a leadership breakfast hosted by business and technology groups in Northern Virginia. He talked about his ideas for…

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    Workforce Skills and Training

    Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the Aspen Institute’s “Communities that Work Partnership” event on economic growth. She outlined her department’s…

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    Book Discussion on House of Debt

    Professor Atif Mian talked about his book House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again, in which he looks at the role that…

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    President Obama Remarks at 2015 Organizing for Action Summit

    President Obama delivered remarks at Organizing for Action’s 2015 spring summit at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. He spoke about health care, immigration, trade…

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    1970 IRS Film Right on the Button

    This 1970 Internal Revenue Service documentary showed how computers are used to process income tax returns.

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    Book Discussion on The Patriot Threat

    Steve Berry talked about his novel The Patriot Threat, the Sixteenth Amendment, and income tax laws in the U.S. He also responded to questions from the audience. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    House Debate on Federal Estate Tax Repeal

    The House debated a bill to repeal the federal estate tax, with Republican members speaking about how families could be affected and Democrats claiming the repeal would not benefit most…

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    Estate Tax Repeal

    Aaron Lorenzo was interviewed about the federal estate tax repeal legislation that was debated in the House that day.

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