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We dodged another government shutdown

Mar 23, 2018
It was a busy week in Washington.
President Donald Trump gestures to the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday, with Vice President Mike Pence, center, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, at the White House.
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"We were using duct tape and string to try to hold the thing together"

Mar 16, 2018
We get a preview of Kai's interview with Tim Geithner, Henry Paulson and Ben Bernanke.
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Jobs report: What's not to like?

Mar 9, 2018
More than 300,000 jobs were added to the economy last month.
Surrounded by steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump signs a proclamation on steel imports at the White House on March 8.
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Are we moving away from a global free market?

Mar 2, 2018
We look at how tariffs could affect current trade deals after Trump's surprise announcement this week.
President Trump participates in a meeting with leaders of the steel and aluminum industries at the White House on March 1.
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A new and uncharted economic territory

Feb 23, 2018
What can we expect in this post-tax bill economy?
Jerome Powell at his swearing-in ceremony Feb. 5 at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.
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Are we too worried about inflation, but not worried enough about deficits?

Feb 16, 2018
We take a look at the Republican Party's flip-flop on debt.
Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, at a daily White House briefing in November.
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Hey, what’s going on in the economy?

Feb 9, 2018
Five days of volatile markets, a five-hour government shutdown and one budget bill later ...
Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell on Feb. 2.
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The market is not the economy ...

Feb 2, 2018
... but maybe they're kissing cousins?
A monitor displays the day's final numbers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the closing bell today.
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Let's talk about Trump's speech in Davos

Jan 26, 2018
Plus: A rising GDP but a "weak" dollar?
President Donald Trump looks on after delivering his speech to the World Economic Forum annual meeting today in Davos, Switzerland.

Tick, tock

Jan 19, 2018
Time is running out to avert a government shutdown.
The U.S. Capitol is seen as lawmakers work to avert a government shutdown today in Washington, D.C.
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