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641 10/30/2017: Prosecutors love a paper trail…2017-10-30 17:38:00
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642 10/27/2017: Politicians love to hate regulations2017-10-27 11:43:11
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643 10/26/2017: So it's an emergency. Now what?2017-10-26 17:30:00
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644 10/25/2017: Hey, how much are you making?2017-10-25 18:09:00
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645 10/24/2017: The Uber of office space2017-10-24 18:00:00
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646 10/23/2017: Harassers' perfectly legal hiding spot2017-10-23 12:00:00
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647 10/20/2017: Macroeconomics' big mystery2017-10-20 18:00:00
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648 10/19/2017: Tax reform's brain drain2017-10-19 17:40:00
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649 10/17/2017: China's done doing our recycling2017-10-17 12:00:00
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650 10/13/17: Time is running out for Congress2017-10-13 13:50:00
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651 10/12/17: If you can't repeal it ...2017-10-12 18:00:00
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652 10/11/2017: The truth about taxes2017-10-11 16:00:00
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653 10/10/2017: The sock industry is "wildly misunderstood"2017-10-10 17:34:00
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654 10/09/2017: This week in policy reform, "synthetic repeal"2017-10-09 18:35:00
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655 10/06/2017: How do we count jobs numbers?2017-10-06 12:00:00
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656 10/05/2017: The economy according to Donald Trump2017-10-05 12:00:00
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10/05/2017: The economy according to Donald Trump

President Donald Trump gave his assessment of the American economy this morning on Twitter: "Stock Market hits an ALL-TIME high! Unemployment lowest in 16 years! Business and manufacturing enthusiasm at highest level in decades!" A couple things about that: Markets go down too, and unemployment was only at a 16-year low back in June. It's not clear what "business enthusiasm" metric he was using. But look: It's a long-established tradition for presidents to claim credit for the country's economic successes. Whether that credit's always deserved? That's less clear. Also on this show: We'll bring you the latest on Republicans' tax plan and examine a play all about junk bonds. Plus: Our reporter hitched a ride yesterday on a planeload of union nurses, truck drivers and electricians headed from New York to Puerto Rico.…read more

657 10/04/2017: How to harden America's soft targets2017-10-04 15:48:00
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658 10/03/2017: What's really throwing the budget out of whack?2017-10-03 12:00:00
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659 10/02/2017: How is this economy doing, really?2017-10-02 12:00:00
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660 09/29/2017: A "giant, beautiful, massive" tax cut2017-09-29 12:00:00
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