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Rick Newman

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Columnist for Yahoo Finance and author of Rebounders: How Winners Pivot from Setback to Success; former chief business correspondent at US News and World Report

Rick Newman on KCRW

The Senate returned from recess today to consider Emergency Unemployment Compensation, a three-month extension to long-term unemployment insurance that lapsed over the holidays for 1.3…

Out of Work and Out of Luck: The Politics of Unemployment

The Senate returned from recess today to consider Emergency Unemployment Compensation, a three-month extension to long-term unemployment insurance that lapsed over the holidays for 1.3…

from To the Point

Supporters of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans are calling it another stimulus measure.  Democrats say Vice President Biden told them it's a "take it or leave it" deal. …

Obama Tax-Cut Deal with GOP Faces Opposition from House Dems

Supporters of President Obama's tax-cut deal with Republicans are calling it another stimulus measure.  Democrats say Vice President Biden told them it's a "take it or leave it" deal. …

from Which Way, L.A.?

House Democrats today voted to block debate on the trade of tax cuts for unemployment benefits that the President worked out with Republicans.

The Tax Battle Isn't Over

House Democrats today voted to block debate on the trade of tax cuts for unemployment benefits that the President worked out with Republicans.

from To the Point

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Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities despite the political calamity unfolding around them.

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Bill Barr is set to reprise his role as Attorney General, but this time for the Trump administration. Why would he want the job now?

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Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

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