Tag Archives: Congress

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Capitol Hill’s Brutal Budget Process

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by John Gray to discuss the budget writing process on Capitol Hill, why the President's budget doesn't really matter, and why Congress may not pass a budget at all this year.

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Andrew Malcolm on Freedom of the Press and the GOP Congress

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Malcolm to discuss freedom of the press in the wake of the terror attack in Paris, what to expect from a GOP Congress and the retirement of Senator Barbara Boxer.

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David Harsanyi on Obama’s Abuse of Power

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss last night's immigration orders from President Obama, if it was as bad as expected and what the GOP can do to rebut this abuse of power.

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Crimes That Only Congress Can Get Away With

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Peter Schweizer to discuss his book Throw Them All Out, detailing how politicians get away with insider trading, sleazy land deals and more.

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The Redistricting Battle

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the redistricting battle, then Pejman Yousefzadeh talks about Israel and the UN.

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Don Berwick Goes to Capitol Hill

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Donald Berwick's testimony on Capitol Hill today. Then Pej talks about Mubarak and the White House.

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Market Questions for 2011

Coffee and Markets is back from our holiday offseason to talk about what 2011 will bring, the rise of China, the challenge of microfinance, and Thomas Sowell's take on Federal Reserve policy.

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Unemployment Rises to a Whopping 9.8%

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the 9.8% unemployment rate, and how plans by Obama's deficit reduction committee may impact small businesses.

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A Deeper Look at the Tea Party Movement

On the Veteran's Day edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Anne Sorock of the Sam Adams Alliance to discuss their in-depth study of the Tea Party movement, their successes and failures in the 2010 election and how they may influence governing in this upcoming Congress.

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Bernanke's QE2 Moves and Paul Ryan's Opportunity Society

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Bernanke's latest QE2 moves, the GOP's opportunity society, and why health care, not the economy, may have been the biggest issue in Tuesday's election.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry is Fed Up with Washington

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech and Francis Cianfrocca are joined by Texas Governor Rick Perry to talk about his new book Fed Up! - Our Fight to Save America from Washington, why Francis should move his business to Texas and whether or not Governor Perry will run for President in 2012.

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Election Predictions and Possible Market Reactions

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss predictions for tomorrow's election, and how the market might react.