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Stronger Jobs Report Than Expected but Some States Still Hurting

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the June unemployment report, states that still haven't rebounded and what this report means for The Fed.

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Talks About His Campaign for Governor

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech and Erick Erickson are joined Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to discuss his campaign for Texas Governor, his early support of Ted Cruz and how he can keep the Texas economy moving.

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The Economic Rise of the South

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss North Korea's threat to bomb Austin, the draw of low tax southern states, and why embracing energy and manufacturing has allowed some states to better whether this downturn.

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States Battle to Reform Medicaid

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Ben Domenech is joined by Jim Capretta to discuss the cronyism of Medicaid, different state solutions being tested now, and how Texas can save its Medicaid program.

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Texas Attorney General on Guns, the EPA and Medicaid Fraud

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to discuss new the battle against the Second Amendment, challenging the EPA, and his efforts to tackle Medicaid fraud.

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Smokers Are Singled Out in Obamacare Rate Hikes

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the premium spikes smokers will see under Obamacare, where medical malpractice reform efforts have helped access to care and healthcare's coming two-tier system.

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Ted Cruz: Senate is the Battleground for Conservatives

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Ted Cruz to discuss his campaign, a response to recent attack ads, and the importance of a conservative caucus in the U.S. Senate.

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Will Gay Marriage or the Tea Party Have a Bigger Impact in 2012?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Romney's reaction to Obama's gay marriage support, his missed opportunity with the GOP base, and why both the establishment and Tea Party could lose in Nebraska.

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Ted Cruz Wants to Save the Free-Market Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Ted Cruz to discuss his race for the US Senate, his ideas for entitlement reform, and how he would fix the economy.

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Craig James Talks About the Tea Party and Possible 2012 Senate Campaign

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Elizabeth Blackney are joined by Craig James to discuss American exceptionalism, the rise of the Tea Party and we'll ask him whether or not he's running for the U.S. Senate in 2012.

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The New Economics of College Football and the Need for Reform at the NCAA

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined Christian Tappe, and Josh Zerkle to discuss the recent scandal at Ohio State University, then ask whether the NCAA's rulebook should be rewritten to accommodate the new economics of college football.

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Challenging the Constitutionality of Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Mario Loyola to discuss the court challenge of Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid, how the Tenth Amendment plays a role in that argument and the growing overreach of the federal government.