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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the improvement in the U.S. economy, in part due to the actions of the U.S. Export-Import Bank, and urged that the charter…

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    Representatives Huffman and Pelosi Town Hall

    Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA) participated in a town hall with constituents. Other participants included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). The town hall focused on…

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    U.S. Spending and Economic Wellbeing

    Ian Mead and Mark Hamrick talked about two reports from the Bureau of Economic Analysis on U.S. household spending and economic wellbeing through the recession of the late 2000s and the…

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    Book Discussion on Factory Man

    Beth Macy talked about her book, Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town, in which she discusses about the Bassett Furniture…

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    Book Discussion on The Murder of the Middle Class

    Wayne Allyn Root talked about his book, The Murder of the Middle Class: How to Save Yourself and Your Family from the Criminal Conspiracy of the Century, in which he argues that the Obama…

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    Obama Administration Policies

    Terry Jeffrey talked about his views of the Obama administration’s fiscal and foreign policies, as well as the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and…

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