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    Jim Tankersley on The Riches of This Land

    Jim Tankersley talked about his book, The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America’s Middle Class. This program was the fifth of a “Washington Journal” series with various…

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    Jim Tankersley on The Riches of This Land

    Jim Tankersley talked about his book about the growth of the middle class in the U.S.

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    Jim Tankersley on Campaign 2020 and the Economy

    Jim Tankersley talked about economic proposals offered by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and the role the economy will play in Campaign 2020.

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    Newsmakers with Phillip Swagel

    Phillip Swagel, director of the Congressional Budget Office, talked about how his department works, U.S. debt and deficit, economic growth, and the fiscal year 2021 budget delivered to…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Erica Groshen and Jim Tankersley talked about the U.S. economy and 2016 presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s proposals to increase job growth, reverse wage stagnation,…

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    State of the Middle Class

    Jim Tankersley and Erin Currier talked about data on the fiscal health of those who consider themselves part of the middle class. Topics discussed included salaries, job security, economic…

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    Income and Health Insurance

    Jennifer Cheeseman Day and Jim Tankersley talked about the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the U.S., as well as the policy implications of this data.…

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    Drought and the U.S. Economy

    Jim Tankersley talked about the potential effects of the lack of rain and high temperatures in Western states on the overall U.S. economy, including the agriculture industry and the…

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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?” Jim Tankersley spoke by phone about…

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    Economic Struggles of the Middle Class

    Jim Tankersley talked about his Washington Post series about the economic stagnation affecting the U.S. middle class and what steps leaders could take to end it. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    Newsmakers with Jason Furman

    Jason Furman, the chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the latest jobs report, the debate on raising the minimum wage, income inequality, and the Affordable…

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    Consumer Spending Habits

    Nicole Mayerhauser and Jim Tankersley talked about the history of American consumers' spending habits on goods and services. Topics included the effect on the gross domestic product and the economy overall,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “Are You Anxious About the Job Market?” Washington Post Economic Policy Correspondent Jim Tankersley…

    351 views
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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Marilyn Geewax and Jim Tankersley talked about the state of the U.S. economy, and they answered viewers' phone calls and electronic communications. They discussed the factors that are affecting the rate of…

    349 views
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    2012 Presidential Candidates, Domestic Policy

    Panelists compared and contrasted President Obama and Mitt Romney’s domestic policy agendas. Topics included the economy, deficit reduction, the 2010 health care law, and Social Security…

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    Fiscal Year 2013 Federal Budget

    Economic experts talked about the fiscal year 2013 budget.

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    U.S. Housing Market and the Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the economy and solving the foreclosure crisis in the housing industry. 78,000 households received first-time default notices in August, representing…

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    Update on Budget and Debt Talks

    Jim Tankersley spoke by phone about the status of negotiations between President Obama and congressional leaders on a budget and debt agreement.

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    Housing Market and the Economy

    Following opening remarks by Tom Wilson, Jared Bernstein, economic adviser to Vice President Biden, talked about the relationship between the housing market and the economy. This program…

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    Home Ownership in the Current Economy

    Housing and lending experts talked about the economy and the future of home ownership. Among the subjects they addressed were the future of government sponsored enterprises such as Fannie…

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