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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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    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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    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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    Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee on Tax Reform

    Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Mike Lee (R-UT) talked about their tax reform plan. The plan would reduce the number of individual income tax rates from seven to two, increase the…

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    President Obama Remarks on Clean Energy and the Economy

    President Obama delivered remarks on the economy and clean energy jobs during a visit to Hill Air Force Base in Utah. The president announced a clean energy jobs program that would…

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    Economic Growth and Employment

    Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Ben Bernanke gave the keynote speech at a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities forum on policies that promote economic growth and employment. He…

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    After Words with Peter Wallison

    Peter Wallison talked about his book Hidden in Plain Sight: What Really Caused the World’s Worst Financial Crisis and Why It Could Happen Again , in which he argues that government…

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    President Obama at Business Investment Summit

    President Obama gave the keynote address at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit. He talked about the strength of the American economy, what his agenda and initiatives were doing to…

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    Urban Development, Economy, and Jobs

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, and others talked about the economy and jobs, and how cities across the U.S. were…

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    Federal Reserve News Conference

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen held a news conference following the quarterly Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on current economic projections. She said that job market…

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    Federal Reserve Economic Report

    Craig Torres spoke by phone about Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s previous day news conference on the state of the U.S. economy, and the potential for an interest rate increase.

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    President Obama on Middle Class Economics

    President Obama delivered remarks and took question on middle class economics. He also announced a $500 million public-private partnership to aid the manufacturing industry. The…

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    New Democrat Coalition Policy Agenda

    Will Marshall talked about a policy statement issued by the House New Democrat Coalition that was intended to promote an economic growth agenda and appeal to voters ahead of the 2016…

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    President Obama Remarks at Benedict College

    President Obama delivered remarks about education and the economy at a town hall event at Benedict College in South Carolina. He also responded to questions from students about…

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    Economic Issues

    Following remarks by Professor Michelle Connolly, panelists talked about challenges to economic growth at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) hosted by the American…

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    Monetary Policy Report

    Chair Janet Yellen testified about the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy and the U.S. economic outlook for the year. She said that despite continued…

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    Mark Zandi on U.S. Economic Outlook

    Mark Zandi talked about the recent release of an annual White House economic report, the latest trends in the U.S. housing market, and the monetary policy discussions taking place at the…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He discussed his priorities for economic growth and global competitiveness, including new trade agreements.

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