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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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    • The Stark Differences between the Trump and Clinton Tax Plans and How They Address 'Loopholes'

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Both candidates for president have promised to scale back the federal tax code's vast number of “loopholes.” On his website, Donald Trump promises to “eliminate special interest loopholes, make our business tax rate more competitive to keep jobs in America, create new opportunities and revitalize our economy.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Young White People Are Losing Their Faith in the American Dream

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Scott Clement
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Young White People Are Losing Their Faith in the American Dream" is from the Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jim Tankersley and Scott Clement and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Treasury Department released figures Monday showing the federal budget deficit widened by 17 percent in the 2018 fiscal year, to $779 billion. That’s an unusual jump for a year in which unemployment hit a five-decade low and the economy experienced the biggest economic expansion since World War II. But the increase demonstrates that the tax cuts President Donald Trump signed into law late last year have reduced federal revenues considerably, even against the backdrop of a booming economy.

    "No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)" is from the October 17, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • American Dream Collapsing for Young Adults, Study Says, as Odds Plunge That Children Will Earn More Than Their Parents

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their parents, according to a new study from a team of researchers that could carry deep implications for President-elect Donald Trump's policy agenda.

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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
    • Length: 4 mins
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Why the Upper Middle Class Might Be the Real Target of Today's Anger

    • By: Jim Tankersley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Why the Upper Middle Class Might Be the Real Target of Today's Anger " is from the June 21, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jim Tankersley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Republicans Release Tax Plan, Cutting Corporate and Middle-Class Taxes

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Alan Rappeport
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Republican lawmakers unveiled the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code in decades on Thursday, outlining a $1.51 trillion plan to cut taxes for corporations, reduce them for some middle-class families and tilt the United States closer, but not entirely, toward the kind of tax system long championed by businesses.

    "Republicans Release Tax Plan, Cutting Corporate and Middle-Class Taxes" is from the November 02, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley and Alan Rappeport and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • 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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