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    • Why Your Children's Day Care May Determine How Wealthy They Become

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Children who are born into poverty often struggle to escape it. Researchers have studied this generational snare for years, concluding that underfunded schools and overworked or absent guardians exacerbate the cycle.

    "Why Your Children's Day Care May Determine How Wealthy They Become" is from the April 24, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Real Reason Ford Abandoned Its Plant in Mexico Has Little to Do With Trump

    • By: Danielle Paquette
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    Ford chief executive Mark Fields said Tuesday the automaker was ditching its plans to open a factory in Mexico and instead expanding a Michigan plant, creating 700 more local jobs.

    "The Real Reason Ford Abandoned Its Plant in Mexico Has Little to Do With Trump" is from the December 04, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why This Group Is Trying to Stop Amazon From Buying Whole Foods

    • By: Danielle Paquette 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, sees Amazon the way some Rust Belt workers see global trade — as a threat to American jobs.

    "Why This Group Is Trying to Stop Amazon From Buying Whole Foods" is from the July 17, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    At least five people told TED officials that they were harassed or groped during the organization’s flagship conference in Vancouver in April, according to interviews and email correspondence seen by The Washington Post.

    "The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show" is from the November 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Danielle Paquette and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Ivanka Trump Champions Working Moms — except the Ones Who Design Her Clothes

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Ivanka Trump Champions Working Moms — except the Ones Who Design Her Clothes" is from the August 08, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Big Difference between Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Child-Care Plans

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "The Big Difference between Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Child-Care Plans" is from the August 08, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Here's the Real Reason 9 out of 10 Colleges Reported No Rapes Last Year

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Here's the Real Reason 9 out of 10 Colleges Reported No Rapes Last Year" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Obama Targets Gender Pay Gap with Plan to Collect Companies' Salary Data

    • By: Danielle Paquette, Drew Harwell
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Obama Targets Gender Pay Gap with Plan to Collect Companies' Salary Data" is from the US section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and Drew Harwell and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Solar's Rise Lifted These Blue-Collar Workers. Now They're Worried About Trump

    • By:  Danielle Paquette 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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     Mike Catanzaro, a solar panel installer with a high school diploma, likes to work with his hands under the clear Carolina sky. That’s why he supported President Trump, a defender of blue-collar workers. But the 25-year-old sees Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement as a threat to his job.

    "Solar's Rise Lifted These Blue-Collar Workers. Now They're Worried About Trump" is from the June 05, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Danielle Paquette  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Trade War with China Is Finally Here — and It Won’t Be Pretty, Analysts Say

    • By: Danielle Paquette, Emily Rauhala
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BEIJING — Some said the day would never come, that it was all a bluff. But as the Independence Day fireworks cool in Washington, the eve of the trade war has arrived in China’s capital, where government leaders keep reminding people: We did not start this, but we will fight back.

    "Trump’s Trade War with China Is Finally Here — and It Won’t Be Pretty, Analysts Say" is from the July 05, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and Emily Rauhala and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Florida Police Face Backlash after Publishing Photos of Unconscious Women

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Florida Police Face Backlash after Publishing Photos of Unconscious Women" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Sexism Is over, According to Most Men

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Sexism Is over, According to Most Men" is from the August 22, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Days of Stay-at-Home Moms Are ‘Long Gone,’ Data Show

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The days of stay-at-home mothers are behind us, asserts a new report from the Center for American Progress, which analyzed national labor data and found that, across the country, the share of moms who financially support their families continues to grow.

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    • Men in Finance Make Costlier Mistakes — and Get More Second Chances

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Data show men in the financial industry are three times as likely as women to engage in misconduct: fraud, negligence, risky investments. On average, they commit errors that are 30 percent more expensive to their firms. And they’re twice as likely to offend again.

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    • Women Just Aren't That Into the 'Marriageable Male' Anymore, Economists Say

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The “marriageable male” has steady income. He pays his bills on time and could help support a child, too. He has long captured the interest of economists, who associate him with a healthier economy.

    "Women Just Aren't That Into the 'Marriageable Male' Anymore, Economists Say" is from the May 16, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Do You Know the Economy Is Great? Customer Service Is Terrible.

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    For evidence that finding a job in the United States has never been easier, try ordering a chicken sandwich.

    "How Do You Know the Economy Is Great? Customer Service Is Terrible." is from the September 04, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Trade War Still Doesn’t Scare China

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    China’s second-highest-ranking official delivered a confident message Wednesday amid the looming trade war with the United States: Beijing will survive.

    "Trump’s Trade War Still Doesn’t Scare China " is from the September 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Nasty Fight with China’s Middle Class Could Extend the Trade War

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    BEIJING — A dock worker from the eastern port city of Ningbo said he wants China to stand unflinchingly against President Trump’s demands.

    "Trump’s Nasty Fight with China’s Middle Class Could Extend the Trade War" is from the September 17, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Obama Administration Announces Paid Sick Leave for Government Contractors — and a New Policy to Address Pay Disparities

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Obama administration announced Thursday two new rules it says will boost working families. Starting next year, federal government contractors must provide paid sick leave to workers, and large companies must report to the government how they pay employees by race and gender.

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    • The Worst-Paying Jobs for College Grads Boast This Sneaky Advantage

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The job title “Wall Street trader” once evoked sleek suits, martini-soaked lunches and chaotic offices  — a gateway to prosperity at a relatively young age. But earlier this year, Marty Chavez, the chief financial officer of Goldman Sachs, revealed that some of the investment bank’s well-paid humans were being replaced by unpaid robots.

    "The Worst-Paying Jobs for College Grads Boast This Sneaky Advantage" is from the May 15, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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