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The Note: The Stage Is Set In Vegas
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT HOW HILLARY IS GETTING READY: Hillary Clinton is hunkering down and doing her homework ahead of tomorrow's first Democratic presidential debate. According to a campaign official, she's been holding mock debates to prepare -- with some of her top
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Bobby Jindal and Rep. Jason Chaffetz
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC This Week. Stunning shakeup: Republicans in congress desperate to find a new leader as chaos erupts on Capitol Hill . Can someone finally bring the party together? Plus, crunch time: Democrats preparing for their biggest moment yet,
Bernie Sanders ‘Mistaken’ With Criticism Over Action During Financial Crisis, Ben Bernanke Says
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pushed back against past criticism from Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders over the Fed’s action during the 2008 financial crisis , calling the Vermont senator -- and others -- "mistaken" in their criticisms. Sanders specifically has
Excerpt: Ben Bernanke's 'The Courage to Act'
Excerpted from The Courage to Act: A Memoir of A Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke. Copyright © 2015 by Ben S. Bernanke. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Prologue: I Can Still Stop This . . . It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Gov. Bobby Jindal
Sunday, with the shocking decision by Rep. Kevin McCarthy to drop his bid for House Speaker, Rep. Jason Chaffetz -- who wants the speakership himself -- comes to “This Week.” Plus, Republican presidential candidate , Gov. Bobby Jindal , comes to “This Week.” And, the powerhouse roundtable debates
Why Some Lawmakers Want to Keep Alexander Hamilton on the $10 Bill
Not everyone is excited about the Treasury Department’s decision to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill. A group 64 lawmakers, including Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-New Jersey, and Rep. Stacey Plaskett, D-Virgin Islands, have asked Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to keep Hamilton on the $10 bill, and
These Are the Ways Today's Jobs Report Will Affect You
Whether or not you believe the labor market is improving, the folks at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C. are paying keen attention to make decisions that will affect your wallet. Depending on the strength of the jobs market and economy, our nation's central bank makes decisions that affect
September Jobs Report Exceeds Expectations
Morning Money Memo… This morning’s jobs report far exceeded analysts expectations. Total job creation for September was reported at 248,000, exceeding the expected 215,000, and putting job growth once again above 200,000 following August’s disappointing results. The unemployment rate also ...
In Demand: Washington's Highest (and Lowest) Speaking Fees
Speaking engagements are a common way for people to drum up some extra income after long stints in public office or attempts to reach public office. But depending on how much they’re charging, and who’s paying, speaking fees often lead to intense public scrutiny and criticism for politicos looking
Alibaba Poised to Launch 'Granddaddy of all IPOs'
Morning Money Memo: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s plans to sell shares to the public could turn into the largest IPO in U.S. history. “This is going to be the granddaddy of all IPOs,” predicted Sam Hamedah, CEO of PrivCo, which researches major privately held corporations....