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The fiscal cliff explained (with help from Hollywood)

Sep 28, 2012
You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Economy, defense, Bush tax cuts
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Rep. Phillip Gingrey: 'Shocked' by health care ruling

Jun 28, 2012
Georgia congressman Phil Gingrey discusses Republican strategy in response to the Supreme Court's upholding of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, health care reform law, Republicans
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Does the president actually influence the economy?

Mar 7, 2012
Believe it or not, there's nearly no relationship between the U.S. president and the economy, no matter who it is.
Posted In: president
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New rule could disclose CEO-to-employee pay ratio

Dec 14, 2011
The SEC says they should have a rule out mandating the disclosure of the ratio of CEO to average worker pay by the end of this year. It could shed more light on the widening income gap in the U.S.
Posted In: ceo, inequality, income
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Alabama delicatessen owner burned by immigration comments

Oct 27, 2011
A restaurant owner worries his Latino workers will leave Alabama because of a tough immigration law. But after talking to the media, he also worries about losing customers.
Posted In: Immigration
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Borrow and build

Oct 5, 2011
The recovery doesn't feel like one. So how do we create economic growth?
Posted In: stimulus
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Congressman Cooper: 'My colleagues are misbehaving'

Jul 15, 2011
Congressman Jim Cooper, a Democrat from Tennessee, urged his fellow lawmakers earlier this week to stop misbehaving and posturing for voters. He says that people need to remember to put their country first.
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REICH: Federal deficit shouldn't be the focus now

Dec 1, 2010
Marketplace commentator Robert Reich says the federal deficit should take the back seat, at least for now.
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REICH: FDR 1936, Obama 2012

Nov 3, 2010
An election has come and gone, which means... thinking about the next election. Marketplace Commentator Robert Reich has a few tips for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
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Lawmakers' inside advantage to trading

Sep 17, 2009
Company executives are forbidden from trading stocks using insider knowledge, but no such law exists to prevent members of Congress from doing so. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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