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)

China's Wanda buys Ironman race series

Aug 27, 2015
Conglomerate says it paid $650 million for the company that owns the triathlon.

Today, burritos. Tomorrow, a company car?

Aug 24, 2015
Chipotle plans to hire 4,000 new workers, pitching potential career advancement.

Western states scrambling for more firefighters

Aug 21, 2015
Wildfires are burning in 10 states, exhausting resources and manpower.

Inflation barely moving, despite the Fed's efforts

Aug 19, 2015
The Federal Reserve wants inflation at about 2% steady inflation.

Do members of Congress take vacation time to campaign?

Aug 17, 2015
A listener wonders how the Senate's presidential candidates can work and run.

Super PACs picking up the tab for campaign activities

Aug 11, 2015
Despite millions from supporters, Rick Perry can't make his staff payroll.

When will we see tech industry benefits for everyone?

Aug 5, 2015
Probably not for a while, but there is a ripple effect.

Congress weighing stronger FDA rules on e-cigs

Aug 5, 2015
In the meantime, some communities have made their own regulations.

Drug made with 3-D printer wins first FDA approval

Aug 4, 2015
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals got the OK for its epilepsy drug.

What if Medicare could bargain over drug prices?

Aug 3, 2015
Currently, Medicare is banned from negotiating directly with drug companies.