Clive Crook

Bloomberg View

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Writer and editor for Bloomberg View, writing about the intersection of politics and economics; former senior editor of The Atlantic; former columnist for National Journal and commentator for the Financial Times

Clive Crook on KCRW

President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

Is It Time to Increase the Minimum Wage?

President Obama wants Congress to " give America a raise ." But Republicans say it would be a disaster for small business.

from To the Point

With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

Political Dysfunction in Washington Hurting the Economy and American Credibility

With government offices closed, the Pentagon says it won’t pay death benefits to the families of combat casualties.

from To the Point

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

The Mythology of the Middle Class

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

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Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the second indictment from John Durham’s investigation into the investigation of the Trump campaign and Russia.

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Why does affordable housing take so long and cost so much to build? KCRW’s Anna Scott and KQED’s Saul Gonzalez team up to find answers.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

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Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

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