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    • From Fish to Handbags: U.S. Threatens Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Goods

    • By: Ana Swanson, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Trump administration escalated its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would impose tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of Chinese fish, petroleum, chemicals, handbags, textiles and other products if Beijing does not change its trade practices.

    "From Fish to Handbags: U.S. Threatens Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Goods" is from the July 11, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How the Trump Tax Cut Is Helping to Push the Federal Deficit to $1 Trillion

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In the trough of the Great Recession in 2009, as companies laid off hundreds of thousands of workers each month, the amount of corporate income taxes collected by the federal government plunged by almost a third. It was the largest quarterly drop since the Commerce Department began compiling the data in the 1940s. No other period came close.Until this year.

    "How the Trump Tax Cut Is Helping to Push the Federal Deficit to $1 Trillion" is from the July 25, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • There Is Math, There Is Fantasy Math, and Then There's Donald Trump's Economic Math

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Jeff Guo
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "There Is Math, There Is Fantasy Math, and Then There's Donald Trump's Economic Math" is from the April 04, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jim Tankersley and Jeff Guo and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Hillary Clinton Created Her Plan for America - Behind-the-Scenes

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How Hillary Clinton Created Her Plan for America - Behind-the-Scenes" is from the August 2, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Economists Say U.S. Tariffs Are Wrong Move on a Valid Issue

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s advisers insist that the economics profession is solidly behind the administration’s threat to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports. Many top economists say, no, they’re not.

    "Economists Say U.S. Tariffs Are Wrong Move on a Valid Issue" is from the April 11, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Republicans Opposing Trump on Trade Face Election Quandary

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Ben Casselman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    As President Donald Trump again ratchets up trade tensions with China and Canada, he has the strong backing of Republican voters. But he risks putting his party’s congressional candidates — many of whom are more supportive of free trade — in a bind.

    "Republicans Opposing Trump on Trade Face Election Quandary" is from the September 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and Ben Casselman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • New Tax Law Is Prodding the Rich to Get Divorced, Fast

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For the wealthiest Americans, there may never be a better time to get divorced.

    "New Tax Law Is Prodding the Rich to Get Divorced, Fast" is from the July 02, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump’s Next Round of China Tariffs ‘Coming Soon,’ Top Adviser Says

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    President Donald Trump boasted about the power of taxing imports Monday morning and warned that countries that do not agree to his trade demands will be “tariffed,” escalating tensions as crucial negotiations loom with China and Canada.

    "Trump’s Next Round of China Tariffs ‘Coming Soon,’ Top Adviser Says" is from the September 17, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Calls for excluding Child-Care Costs from Taxation as He Tries to Turn the Page on a Bruising Week

    • By: Sean Sullivan, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Trump Calls for excluding Child-Care Costs from Taxation as He Tries to Turn the Page on a Bruising Week" is from the August 08, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for Second Time in a Decade, Expects 3 Hikes in 2017

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday afternoon for the first time in a year, and it signaled that rates could continue to rise next year more quickly than officials had expected.

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    • Trump Sets $60 Billion in Punitive Tariffs on Chinese Goods

    • By: Mark Landler, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump put China squarely in his cross hairs Thursday, imposing tariffs on as much as $60 billion worth of Chinese goods to combat the rising threat from a nation the White House has called “an economic enemy.”

    "Trump Sets $60 Billion in Punitive Tariffs on Chinese Goods" is from the March 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Landler, Jim Tankersley and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Potential Auto Tariffs Prompt Warnings From Industry and Allies

    • By: Ana Swanson, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump likes to keep allies and adversaries guessing, but his decision to begin a trade investigation that could trigger auto tariffs was met by surprise at home and abroad, and prompted warnings that it could destabilize global supply chains.

    "Potential Auto Tariffs Prompt Warnings From Industry and Allies" is from the May 24, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Ana Swanson, Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump said Friday he would double the rate of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey, inflicting additional pain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose country is in the midst of an economic crisis.

    "Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs" is from the August 10, 2018 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley, Ana Swanson, and Matt Phillips and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Will a Corporate Tax Cut Lift Worker Pay? A Union Wants It in Writing.

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
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    At the heart of the Republican tax plan hurtling through Congress is an implicit promise that cutting corporate taxes will lift the middle class through higher wages and more jobs.

    "Will a Corporate Tax Cut Lift Worker Pay? A Union Wants It in Writing." is from the November 23, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Trump Signals He Wants Separate Trade Deals With Canada and Mexico

    • By: Ana Swanson, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Trump administration added another complication to already fractious talks with Canada and Mexico on Tuesday, suggesting that President Donald Trump now wants to negotiate separate bilateral deals with those nations rather than continue three-country discussions to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement.

    "Trump Signals He Wants Separate Trade Deals With Canada and Mexico" is from the June 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • President Picks TV Commentator as His Economic Adviser

    • By: Maggie Haberman, Kate Kelly, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump loves big personalities, live television, the stock market and loyalty. In choosing Larry Kudlow, a CNBC television commentator, to serve as the next director of the National Economic Council, he has checked all those boxes.

    "President Picks TV Commentator as His Economic Adviser" is from the March 14, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Maggie Haberman, Kate Kelly and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Republican Tax Plans Put Corporations Over People

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    There are tough choices at the heart of the Republican tax bills speeding through Congress, and they make clear what the party values most in economic policy right now: deep and lasting tax cuts for corporations.

    "Republican Tax Plans Put Corporations Over People" is from the November 16, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Praise for Trade Deal, Then Trump Suggests That He Might Delay It

    • By: Katie Rogers, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    RICHFIELD, Ohio — President Donald Trump heralded a new trade agreement with South Korea at his first public appearance in nearly a week on Thursday, but then immediately suggested he might delay finalizing it while negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program.

    "Praise for Trade Deal, Then Trump Suggests That He Might Delay It" is from the March 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Katie Rogers, Jim Tankersley and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Ana Swanson
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
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    President Donald Trump accused China and the European Union of manipulating their currencies and continued to criticize the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates, saying those moves are putting the United States at a competitive disadvantage.

    "Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage" is from the July 20, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • As Trump Appeals to Farmers, Some of His Policies Don’t

    • By: Ana Swanson, Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump will head to Tennessee on Monday to appeal to farmers, a key demographic that helped elect him, as he promotes his tax law and previews a new White House strategy to help rural America.

    "As Trump Appeals to Farmers, Some of His Policies Don’t" is from the January 07, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Jim Tankersley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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