Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Is it Time to Put the Brakes on Big Mergers?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss big mergers in the telecom, airline and pharma industries, what they mean for consumers and why it might be time to halt consolidation.

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Are We Headed for Another Recession?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the sharp negative revision to Q1 GDP, if we are headed for a recession and the SCOTUS ruling on cell phone privacy.

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Ken Cuccinelli: NRSC is Creating a “Poisonous” Environment

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Ken Cuccinelli to discuss his new role seeking to elect a more conservative US Senate, the poisonous environment created by the NRSC and his opinion on the Supreme Court's EPA ruling.

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Can Detroit Bounce Back?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Shikha Dalmia to discuss the continued struggles of Detroit, the Obama Administration's College Scorecard and why underwater welding might make more sense than a philosophy degree.

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SCOTUS on EPA and Why 5-4 Rulings Are So Common

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss recent rulings by the Supreme Court, what the court said about the EPA's jurisdiction on regulating greenhouse gasses and why the SCOTUS decisions are so often 5-4 nail-bitters.

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Erick Erickson on New House Leadership and the GOP Divide

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erick Erickson to discuss the new Republican House leadership, the divide within the GOP and 2016.

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Josh Zerkle on the Battle to Strip the Redskins Trademark

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss the Redskins trademark ruling, what this decision means for the NFL and if we will eventually see a name change for Washington's team.

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Andrew Malcolm on Journalism Before and After Watergate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Malcolm to discuss his experience in the news business before and after Watergate, why that story attracted a new set of reporters and how technology has changed journalism.

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The IRS Conveniently Loses Relevant Emails in Targeting Investigation

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by CJ Ciaramella to discuss the latest in the investigation into IRS targeting of Tea Party groups, the miraculous lost emails at the IRS and the 40th anniversary of Watergate.

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Mike Pence’s Medicaid Expansion Boondoggle

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Kristina Ribali to discuss Mike Pence's "Healthy Indiana" plan, why it's really Medicaid expansion and the reason's it is nothing like an HSA.

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The Unrest in Iraq and How It Will Impact the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the unrest in Iraq, how it may destabilize the entire region and what the impact of rising oil prices will be on our economy and your bottom line.

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With Cantor’s Exit, Big Business Loses a Good Friend

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the World Cup, Eric Cantor's shocking loss and what it means for the GOP's relationship with Big Business.