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    • Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans From Education Department to Treasury

    • By: Jessica Silver Greenberg, Stacy Cowley, Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Trump administration is considering moving responsibility for overseeing more than $1 trillion in student debt from the Education Department to the Treasury Department, a switch that would radically change the system that helps 43 million students finance higher education.

    "Trump Administration Considers Moving Student Loans From Education Department to Treasury" is from the May 25, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jessica Silver Greenberg, Stacy Cowley and Patricia Cohen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • In Our Prime

    • The Invention of Middle Age
    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
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    From the New York Times reporter whose beat is culture and ideas comes a fascinating, revelatory, and timely social history of the concept of middle age. For the first time ever, the middle-aged make up the biggest, richest, and most influential segment of the country, yet the history of middle age has remained largely untold. This important and immensely listenable book finally fills the gap.

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    • Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the IRS? Now Might Be the Time

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    After years of upbraiding and even threatening to abolish the Internal Revenue Service, Republicans must now depend on the agency to carry out their signature legislative accomplishment: a comprehensive revision of the tax code.

    "Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the IRS? Now Might Be the Time" is from the December 18, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Executives’ Response to Immigration Order Runs Gamut From Caution to Fury

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    After the initial shock of President Donald Trump’s order Friday restricting entry to the United States by citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations and all refugees, businesses and trade organizations began to respond over the weekend, some with outrage, some with caution.

    "Executives’ Response to Immigration Order Runs Gamut From Caution to Fury" is from the January 29, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Crackdown on For-Profit Colleges May Free Students and Trap Taxpayers

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Crackdown on For-Profit Colleges May Free Students and Trap Taxpayers" is from the August 28, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How the Labor Dept. Keeps Its Economic Data Politics-Free

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "How the Labor Dept. Keeps Its Economic Data Politics-Free" is from the October 03, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Buffett Calls Trump's Bluff and Releases His Tax Data

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Buffett Calls Trump's Bluff and Releases His Tax Data" is from the October 10, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Child Care Expansion Takes a Toll on Poorly Paid Workers

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Child Care Expansion Takes a Toll on Poorly Paid Workers" is from the July 12, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What Trump and the GOP Can Agree On: Tax Cuts for the Rich

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "What Trump and the GOP Can Agree On: Tax Cuts for the Rich" is from the July 10, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Millions in U.S. Climb out of Poverty, at Long Last

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Millions in U.S. Climb out of Poverty, at Long Last" is from the September 25, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Economy Grew by 2.3 Percent in First Quarter, Easing Slightly

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, the government reported Friday, offering a preliminary glance at how last year’s sweeping package of tax cuts is affecting consumers and businesses this year.

    "U.S. Economy Grew by 2.3 Percent in First Quarter, Easing Slightly" is from the April 27, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Deep in Trump Country, a Big Stake in Health Care

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Marjorie Swanson was the first in the family to get a job at Baxter Regional Medical Center after moving to this rural Ozark town from Chicago in 1995. A year later, her husband was hired by the maintenance department. Six months ago, their daughter snagged a job as a pharmacy technician and shares the night shift with her fiancé, who works in housekeeping. Their son started in 2013 repairing medical equipment. He was introduced to his wife by two nurses there, one, who is now his mother-in-law, and Beverly Green, now an aunt through marriage.

    "Deep in Trump Country, a Big Stake in Health Care" is from the October 16, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Why Pay Is Lagging in a Tight Job Market

    • By: Noam Scheiber, Patricia Cohen, and Ben Casselman
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Overall, average hourly earnings were only 2.5 percent higher in December than a year earlier, barely outpacing inflation. It is part of a stubborn pattern that is one of the mysteries of a recovery now in its ninth year.

    "Why Pay Is Lagging in a Tight Job Market" is from the February 01, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Noam Scheiber, Patricia Cohen, and Ben Casselman and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Trump Used Legally Dubious Method to Avoid Paying Taxes

    • By: David Barstow, Mike Mcintire, Patricia Cohen, and others
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 13 mins
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    "Trump Used Legally Dubious Method to Avoid Paying Taxes" is from the October 31, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by David Barstow, Mike Mcintire, Patricia Cohen, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Emphasizes Private Funding Over Public Interest

    • By: Patricia Cohen and Alan Rappeport
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s $200 billion plan to rebuild America upends the criteria that have long been used to pick ambitious federal projects, putting little emphasis on how much an infrastructure proposal benefits the public and more on finding private investors and other outside sources of money.

    "Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Emphasizes Private Funding Over Public Interest" is from the February 12, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and Alan Rappeport and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Tax Cut That Lifts the Economy? Opinions Are Split

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    With the release of an ambitious overhaul of the tax code, House Republicans are moving to fulfill a long-held desire of corporate America: a large and audacious tax cut.

    "A Tax Cut That Lifts the Economy? Opinions Are Split" is from the November 02, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Agrees to Forgive Debt for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain

    • By: Patricia Cohen, Emily S. Rueb
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Nearly 25 years after a nationwide chain of beauty and secretarial schools was closed for defrauding students, the Department of Education has agreed to help victims wipe clean their burdensome federal student loan debts.

    "U.S. Agrees to Forgive Debt for Students Defrauded by For-Profit Chain" is from the August 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and Emily S. Rueb and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Steady U.S. Job Growth Sets Stage for Fed to Raise Interest Rates

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Employers added 235,000 workers to their payrolls in February, the government reported Friday, a hefty gain that clears the path for the Federal Reserve to raise its benchmark interest rate when it meets next week.

    "Steady U.S. Job Growth Sets Stage for Fed to Raise Interest Rates" is from the March 10, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Profitable Companies, No Taxes: Here’s How They Did It

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    How does a billion-dollar company pay no taxes? Companies take advantage of an array of tax loopholes and aggressive strategies that enable them to legally avoid paying what they owe.

    "Profitable Companies, No Taxes: Here’s How They Did It" is from the March 09, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    You do not need an MBA to figure out why. Top officials in Washington who spearheaded a relentless crackdown on the multibillion-dollar industry have been replaced by others who have profited from it.

    "For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump" is from the February 20, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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