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CLIP: Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates
Steve Bell talked about the results of the Federal Reserve’s quarterly Federal Open Market Committee meeting and possible implications for consumers.
December 15, 2016 : 7 min. 25 sec.

CLIP: Wasteful Federal Spending Report
Senator James Lankford (R-OK) gave an overview of the 2016 “Federal Fumbles” report, which details $247 billion of federal spending that the senator believes is unnecessary or excessive. He also discussed the federal budget process and ways to improve it.
December 8, 2016 : 8 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: President-Elect Trump's Jobs Promise
Scott Paul talked about President-elect Trump’s campaign promise to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States, including the recent deal with Carrier to keep 1,100 jobs in Indiana from moving to Mexico. A video clip was shown of President-elect Trump speaking at the Carrier plant in Indiana November 30, 2016.
December 5, 2016 : 4 min. 30 sec.

CLIP: The Future of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jordan Fabian talked about President Obama’s plan to move ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) despite bipartisan opposition to the trade agreement and his response to a question on the deal during his previous-day news conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
August 3, 2016 : 5 min. 37 sec.

CLIP: Puerto Rico's Debt
Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla and Wall Street Journal National Economics Correspondent Nick Timiraos talked about Puerto Rico's default on a $422 million debt payment and the impasse in Washington over how to respond to the crisis.
May 7, 2016 : 3 min. 57 sec.

CLIP: Panama Papers and Tax Havens
Gerard Ryle talked about the release of the Panama Papers, which reveal law firm Mossack Fonseca’s efforts to create shell companies and offshore accounts often involving of world leaders.
April 10, 2016 : 5 min. 35 sec.

CLIP: Federal Reserve Interest Rate Increase
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced that the central bank will raise interest rates for the first time since 2006. Jeanna Smialek, economic reporter for Bloomberg News, spoke by phone about the announcement.
December 17, 2015 : 5 min. 50 sec.

CLIP: United Nations Climate Deal
A look at U.S. commitment to the United Nations Climate Change deal with nearly 200 countries from around the world agreeing to move to cleaner energy sources and reduce carbon emissions. The clip includes a review of the key highlights of the deal as reported in a Wall Street Journal article, as well as a clip of President Obama's comments following passage of the deal.
December 14, 2015 : 4 min. 12 sec.

CLIP: Government Funding Deadline and Budget Process
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) discussed the House of Representatives funding deadline on Friday, Dec. 11. He also talked about the flaws of the current appropriations and budget process and ideas on how to improve it.
December 10, 2015 : 5 min.

CLIP: Health of the U.S. Economy
Brendan Duke and Stan Veuger talked about the overall health of the U.S. economy. Topics included the unemployment rate, consumer spending, and a possible Federal Reserve interest rate increase.
November 30, 2015 : 4 min. 38 sec.
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