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Sep 21, 2016

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Today on the show: new overtime rules, new questions about the Trump foundation, and a new voting block in one of the swinging-est swing states. Plus: We got a solemn reminder this week that many common kitchen items can be used to make bombs. Should the government be tracking pressure cooker sales? 

 

 

Segments From this episode

Fantasy leagues are changing the way people watch football

Sep 21, 2016
Former NFL player Nate Jackson talks fantasy football in his new book, Fantasy Man.
Nate Jackson used to play for the Denver Broncos, now he plays on a few fantasy football leagues. 
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States challenge federal rule expanding overtime pay

Sep 21, 2016
Employees will be entitled to overtime unless they are paid more than $900 a week.
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Do we need to track pressure cooker sales?

Sep 21, 2016
The question is raised after they were used in bombs in New York and New Jersey.
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Here's the deal with Donald Trump and self dealing

Sep 21, 2016
The presidential candidate may have illegally put his interests first.
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The guy who helps Chinese investors make it in Hollywood

Sep 21, 2016
Dominic Ng is the CEO of East West Bank and the surprising go-between for Chinese investors in the U.S.
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An American migration changes Florida

Sep 21, 2016
Puerto Rico is $70 billion in debt, so people are leaving and settling in Florida.
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Yellen says no, the Fed isn't keeping rates low to help Obama

Sep 21, 2016
The Federal Reserve chair was asked about Donald Trump's allegations four times at Wednesday's presser.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, September 21, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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Today on the show: new overtime rules, new questions about the Trump foundation, and a new voting block in one of the swinging-est swing states. Plus: We got a solemn reminder this week that many common kitchen items can be used to make bombs. Should the government be tracking pressure cooker sales? 

 

 

Music from the episode

Stress Me Out Bibio, Olivier St.Louis
Hey Ma Cam’ron, Juelz Santana, Freekey Zeekey, Toya
Johnny (Sentimental Fool) Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk, Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk
Came out of a Lady Rubblebucket