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    Senator Orrin Hatch on Corporate Inversions

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on corporate inversions and their role in business tax avoidance. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad or merges…

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    Housing Finance

    Federal Housing Finance Director Mel Watt testified before the House Financial Services Committee about housing finance and funding for affordable housing. 

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    Congressional Budget Office Scoring

    Economic and tax policy experts talked about the processes used by the government in drafting and assessing budgets, and the steps taken to communicate and explain those figures to Congress…

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    Budget and Economic Outlook

    Douglas Elmendorf held a news conference on the Congressional Budget Office projected economic outlook and budget deficit spanning the period from 2015 to 2025. He said the fiscal year 2015…

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    Q&A with Andrew Keen

    Andrew Keen talked about The Internet is Not the Answer. In the book he wrote about his objections to what he considers the overuse of technology in U.S. society, the creation of what he…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Jeb Hensarling

    House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talked about President Obama’s tax proposals and other issues facing the 114th Congress, including financial regulations…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He reviewed the plan for “middle-class economics” he presented in his State of the Union address earlier in the week, to give…

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    President Obama's Tax Policies

    Alan Viard and Matt Gardner talked about the tax policies proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union address January 20, 2015. A video clip of the address was shown. Also…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, including a line for employers, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should All Employers Provide…

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    Policy Responses to Corporate Inversions

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on corporate inversions and their role in business tax avoidance. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad or merges…

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    Inversions and Foreign Takeovers

    The Brookings Institution hosted a discussion on corporate inversions and their role in business tax avoidance. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad or merges…

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    Corporate Inversions

    Tax attorney Paul Oosterhuis spoke at a Brookings Institution forum on corporate inversions and their role in business tax avoidance. A corporate inversion is when a company…

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio at U.S. Conference of Mayors

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) talked about income inequality, immigration, and transportation reform. He said that he supported the initiatives and messages presented by…

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    Economic Inequality and the U.S. Tax System

    Edward Kleinbard talked about his book, We are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money, about how the U.S. government spends the public’s tax money and how he believes…

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    Vice President Biden at U.S. Conference of Mayors

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 83rd annual winter meeting. He talked about U.S economic policy, his reactions to President Obama’s State of the…

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    President Obama at the University of Kansas

    President Obama outlined his plan to address child care costs for middle class families. The proposal includes increasing the child care tax credit and investing in the Child Care and…

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    President Obama's Middle Class Growth Policies

    Jim Tankersley, Washington Post economics correspondent, spoke by phone about President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address proposals to help the middle…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “What are your ideas for growing the middle class?” br/…

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    Drone Research and Development

    Witnesses testified at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on research and development performed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National…

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    Economic and Tax Policy

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and outlined President Obama’s business tax code proposals the day after President Obama’s State of the…

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