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681 09/01/2017: The economics of price gouging2017-09-01 15:40:00
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682 08/31/2017: Power's out2017-08-31 16:16:00
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683 08/30/2017: The White House doesn't have a tax plan2017-08-30 17:53:00
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684 06/30/2017: Where's Trump's trade policy?2017-06-30 07:00:00
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685 06/29/2017: Who still shops at Staples?2017-06-29 07:00:00
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686 06/28/2017: Drama in DC has economic costs2017-06-28 07:00:00
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687 06/27/2017: What's "affordable health care" even look like?2017-06-27 07:00:00
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688 06/26/2017: The Senate's health care bill has a CBO score, let's do the numbers2017-06-26 07:00:00
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689 06/23/2017: You-know-what2017-06-23 12:00:00
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690 06/22/2017: It's no secret — the Senate bill won't make health care cheaper2017-06-22 12:00:00
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691 06/21/2017: Kalanick's no longer behind the wheel at Uber2017-06-21 12:00:00
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692 06/20/2017: A very important 17 percent of the economy2017-06-20 12:00:00
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06/20/2017: A very important 17 percent of the economy

We know about as much about Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare as we did yesterday — pretty much nothing, except that we might be able to see the secret bill Thursday. That's a lot of uncertainty around a plan to rework 17 percent of the economy. So in the meantime let's talk about that number. Where'd it come from? Then, as we continue on series "The Big Promise," we'll look at one problem facing rural Pennsylvanians President Trump hasn't talked much about: the digital divide. The lack of high-speed internet means video rental stores still clean up and some business owners have to rely on expensive data plans to get connected. Plus, it's a perennial question that pops up this time of year: Why aren't Americans taking vacations?…read more

693 06/19/2017: Senators, and their depleted staffs, are reshaping health care in secret2017-06-19 12:00:00
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694 06/16/2017: What can $13.7 billion buy Amazon at Whole Foods?2017-06-16 12:00:00
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695 06/15/2017: The U.S. has more Disney World workers than coal miners2017-06-15 12:00:00
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696 06/14/2017: It's time for another hike2017-06-14 12:00:00
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697 06/13/2017: Can the Senate rework 18 percent of the economy in three weeks?2017-06-13 12:00:00
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698 06/12/2017: Et tu, Delta?2017-06-12 12:00:00
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699 06/09/2017: How much more chaos can one global economy stand?2017-06-09 12:00:00
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700 06/08/2017: The House just voted to dismantle Dodd-Frank2017-06-08 12:00:00
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