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    Rich is Not a Four Letter Word

    Gerri Willis talked about her book, Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Survive Obamacare, Trump Wall Street, Kick-start Your Retirement, and Achieve Financial Success. She spoke at the…

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    Tredegar Iron Works

    Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, talked about the history of the iron works, which was one of the largest iron works in the country and served as the main…

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    Communist Propaganda

    This 1958 U.S. Information Agency film explains different forms of Communist propaganda with extensive clips of Soviet films. The film was recorded at the Pentagon in the midst of the Cold…

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    White House Listening Session on Manufacturing

    President Trump met with manufacturing CEOs at the White House to discuss jobs, deregulation, tax reform and trade. The meeting includes CEOs from Campbell Soup Company, Dow Chemical,…

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    Senior Citizens and Financial Fraud

    Witnesses that included a victim of an IRS impersonation scam and federal officials testified at a hearing on financial fraud targeting senior citizens. Some of the schemes involved purported sweepstakes winnings,…

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    Government Waste, Fraud, and Mismanagement

    Comptroller General Gene Dodaro testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on his agency’s report highlighting government programs that, in their assessment, are “high-risk” due to waste, fraud and…

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    Whistleblower Protections

    Justice Department and Office of Special Counsel officials as well as legal experts testified at a hearing on whistleblower protections. Witnesses discussed the benefits and shortcomings of…

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    David Frum on Autocracy and the Trump Presidency

    David Frum talked about his Atlantic piece, “How to Build an Autocracy,” in which he details how President Trump could lay the groundwork for autocratic rule. This program was part of a “Washington…

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    Federal Workforce

    Federal managers that included the national presidents of the American Federation of Government Employees and the Federal Managers Associations testified at a hearing on ideas for improving the…

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    Tax Policy

    House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee Chair Peter Roskam (R-IL) delivered remarks at the Heritage Foundation on his intentions to shepherd a new law overhauling the nation’s tax code…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing about the deployment status of self-driving cars. Auto industry officials explained…

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    President Trump on the Federal Budget

    President Trump made brief remarks to the press about his budget priorities before a meeting at the White House with his recently-confirmed budget director Mick Mulvaney and Treasury…

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    Infrastructure Funding and Modernization Efforts

    Officials from Oklahoma, West Virginia, Wyoming, Delaware, and Colorado testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on proposals to modernize infrastructure in…

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    Postal Service Reform

    Federal officials, including Postmaster General Megan Brennan, testified at a hearing on possible updates to the U.S. Postal Service.

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    Budget and Economic Outlook

    Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall presented his agency’s budget and economic outlook report. He was questioned by members on a wide range of issues relating to economic growth…

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    Public Investment Project Selection

    Four economic researchers talked about the best ways to spend public investment dollars on transportation, water, and education infrastructure projects. They discussed which projects should…

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    Rigged

    Dean Baker talked about his book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer, in which he argues that government policies, not…

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    Failure to Adjust

    Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about America’s role in the global economy. He spoke with Richard Haass.

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    President Trump News Conference

    President Trump held a news conference to announce Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee following Andrew Puzder’s decision to withdraw from the process. Before taking questions, the president spoke at length about topics such as…

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    The First Tycoon

    T.J. Stiles talked about his book The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (Knopf; April 21, 2009). In his book Mr. Stiles recounts the life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who was central in the…

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