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Steel manufacturing going strong

Dec 11, 2013
Steel industry is picking up post-government shutdown.
Posted In: steel, government shutdown, Congress, Small Business

As budget deadline approaches, a temptation to hit snooze

Dec 9, 2013
Think of the U.S. Congress as a procrastinating undergrad, prone to sleeping in. Lawmakers don’t hesitate to hit the “snooze button.”
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What the heck is Bitcoin? Congress wants to know, too

Nov 18, 2013
A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Posted In: bitcoin, Congress

What a week: Digesting the end of the shutdown

Oct 18, 2013
John Carney and Nela Richardson join the show to wrap up a tumultuous week in Washington.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown 2013, Weekly Wrap

Advice for Congress, from Congress

Oct 18, 2013
More than 20 Senators and seven Representatives have begun work on a compromise budget that liberals and conservatives can live with, before new sequester cuts hit in January. A supercommittee was what created the sequester impasse in the first place, what will be different this time around?
Posted In: Congress, sequester, government shutdown 2013, Supercommittee

Instability in Washington causes uncertainty on Wall Street

Oct 15, 2013
Whether or not Congress raises the debt ceiling in time, we may be headed for another economic slowdown.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013, Congress

As deadline nears, debt ceiling fight drags on

Oct 15, 2013
The clock is ticking, but Congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, Congress, Obamacare

The clock is ticking and still no debt deal

Oct 14, 2013
Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, sequestration, Congress, Obamacare

Markets thrilled with possible debt limit deal

Oct 10, 2013
Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013, Congress, GOP

Ultimatums are for children and Congress: Listeners respond to the shutdown

Oct 1, 2013
In response to the shutdown of the federal government, we asked for your experiences with giving others financial ultimatums.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown 2013, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

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