Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Controversy in Alaska's Senate Race and the Departure of Larry Summers

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Francis Cianfrocca and Ben Domenech talk about the latest housing numbers, controversy in Alaska's Senate race, the decline of the Clinton political coalition, who's going to have Obama's ear on economic policy with his evaporating policy team and more.

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America's One Child Policy and the GOP Pledge

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, we're talking about the Tea Party Movement, the Republicans' latest pledge to America, the upheaval in the White House's staff, and we'll talk to Weekly Standard senior writer Jonathan Last about his powerful new piece on America's One Child Policy.

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Obama's Town Hall and the Red State Uprising

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss Obama's disastrous town hall, Contract with America: Part Deux, and the influence of RedState.

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Rick Perry on Shotguns, Politics, and Tea Parties

Texas Governor Rick Perry discusses shooting, his new book "Fed Up!", the Tea Party movement and solving the entitlement and spending crisis in an interview with Benjamin Domenech, research fellow and managing editor for The Heartland Institute.

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Tim Geithner on China, More Peter Orszag, and Currency Issues

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca and Brad Jackson, we're talking about Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Peter Orszag's suggested approaches to entitlement reform, and the latest currency issues with China and Japan.

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Student Free Press Association Takes Back College News

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson talks to Katherine Miller about the Student Free Press Association, a news organization that allows journalism student to get real world experience and learn from some impressive mentors.

Election Day in Delaware

On this edition of Welcome to the Know the New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss political ads, Obamacare and election day in Delaware.

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Drew Brees on Financial Football

Today Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees talked to me about his own financial experiences, and his project, launched with the backing of VISA, to provide financial education for young people and particularly young athletes. Called Financial Football, you can read more about the effort and play its interactive game at practicalmoneyskills.com.

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Wall Street, Consumer Sentiment, and Krugman's Miracle

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the challenges facing Wall Street, a new survey of consumer sentiment, and Paul Krugman's call for World War III to rescue us from economic disaster.

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Who Are the Tea Partiers?

For all the talk about the Tea Party movement these days, we have very little real research available into what they believe. Anne Sorock of the Sam Adams Alliance talked with me about her research into the Tea Parties -- who they are, what they think, and why they think it.

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NAACP, Left Create Tea Party Attack Site

On this edition of Welcome to the Know The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss Obama's latest stimulus plan, a Tea Party attack site built by the Left, and more.

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Does Obama Have Any Answer for Unemployment?

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest unemployment numbers, the call for a millionaire's tax, and Christina Romer's goodbye remarks.