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 (592)

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.

Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs

Jul 30, 2015
The move is aimed at protecting local artisans and their pricier items.

Microsoft hoping for a revival with Windows 10

Jul 28, 2015
The company aims for the new operating system to help it win back tablet and phone users.

Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content

Jul 27, 2015
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.

Price of orange juice squeezes consumers

Jul 27, 2015
At $6 a gallon, it's the most expensive ever.

Kenyans hope to cash in on Obama visit

Jul 24, 2015
Businesses are banking on diplomats staying around after global summit ends.

Without tourists, Egyptian business owners adapt

Jul 21, 2015
Some Egyptian business owners shift to exporting to make up for lost tourists.

Five years on, Dodd-Frank still controversial

Jul 21, 2015
Regulators are still writing rules for the financial reform law.

Europe to Greece: Here's some money to pay us back

Jul 20, 2015
Athens is using a loan to pay its bills instead of boosting its economy.

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