Tag Archives: White House

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The Debt Ceiling Debacle and Who’s to Blame

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the crumbling "Boehner Plan" in the House, how Obama may circumvent it, and who's to blame for this mess.

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Obama’s Failed Outreach to Business

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Anthony Weiner, Barack Obama's ATM comments this week, and his administration's failed outreach to business.

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Is There a Deal to Avoid a Government Shutdown?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Rory Cooper to discus a possible deal in the House to avoid a government shutdown. Then Pejman Yousefzadeh talks about what a shutdown could mean politically.

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The Unions' Cozy Relationship with Democrats

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Tim Carney to discuss the relationship between unions and the Democrats. Then Pejman Yousefzadeh discusses Chicago's new Mayor, Rahm Emanuel.

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The Unintended Consequences of Environmental Regulations

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by James Taylor to discuss the regulation of phosphates and why your dishwasher doesn't work anymore, then Pej talks about the White House and Egypt.

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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.

Coffee and Markets: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech talk about Rahm Emanuel's departure from the White House, the latest consumer spending numbers, and the upcoming college football weekend. Our featured guest is Claire Berlinski, who'll tell us about Margaret Thatcher and American economic policy.

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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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Krugman vs. Ryan and Obama vs. the Tea Parties

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest Federal Reserve activity, the kerfuffle between Paul Krugman and Paul Ryan, and Barack Obama's bashing exercise against Americans for Prosperity.

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Daniels, Christie Top Latest Online Influencer Poll

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Benjamin Domenech discuss the newly released New Ledger online influencer poll, as well as the controversy over the Daily Kos and Research 2000. Mitch Daniels is atop the poll again, both in a field with Sarah Palin and without her. But a new challenger emerges when dark horses are included. The polling data is below the fold.

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Europe, Corruption, and the Gulf

On this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, we're talking about Europe's effect on the markets, the controversy over what the White House offered Sestak, and the fallout from Obama's failure to react to the BP spill.

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What Will Make America Hire Again?

The President holds a jobs summit, but doesn't invite the biggest actual producers of jobs -- instead stacking the deck with people who believe there just hasn't been enough government reallocation of taxpayer money. We'll talk about the summit and the latest details of upheaval at General Motors in today's edition of Coffee and Markets.