Kimberly Adams

Correspondent

SHORT BIO

I cover the intersection between politics and the economy, with a special focus on how federal policy affects the bottom line for businesses and individuals.

What was your first job?

Dental assistant. (Flossing is crucial.)

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

The "biggest" stories are not necessarily the most important stories to tell.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Astronaut ... definitely an astronaut.

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

How to pronounce "subsequently."

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My mug, which says "I'm a Grown-A** Lady and I Do What I Want."

 

Latest Stories (570)

Political campaigns fav donations via Twitter

Sep 15, 2015
A collaboration with Square allows campaign contributions directly from tweets.

Europe's humanitarian crisis has economic consequences

Sep 14, 2015
Economists say the influx will yield long-term benefit, despite short-term costs.

New FDA rules aim for prevention, rather than reaction

Sep 11, 2015
Food makers must detail possible hazards and how they will address them.

Justice Department targets white-collar criminals

Sep 10, 2015
A new DOJ memo encourages prosecutors to more aggressively go after executives.

Tree bark transforms into fashion in Uganda

Sep 9, 2015
Designers are pushing the boundaries of uses for 'bark cloth.'

Navajo Nation among those affected by mine disaster

Sep 9, 2015
The tainted water ran through about 215 miles of Navajo farming land.

The global refugee crisis is the worst since WWII

Sep 3, 2015
Only 1 percent of refugees worldwide end up formally resettled.

Migrant crisis challenging EU identity

Sep 1, 2015
The flood of migrants and refugees is forcing Europeans to question their values.

NLRB decision pushes 'employee' debate

Aug 28, 2015
Franchising and subcontracting labor haven't always been the norm.

You can't escape the campaign ad

Aug 28, 2015
Political parties want to use their voter data to help target online ads.