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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • It Started as a Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life.

    • By: Peter S. Goodman, Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The tax plan has been marketed by President Donald Trump and Republican leaders as a straightforward if enormous rebate for the masses, a $1.5 trillion package of cuts to spur hiring and economic growth. But as the bill has been rushed through Congress with scant debate, its far broader ramifications have come into focus, revealing a catchall legislative creation that could reshape major areas of American life, from education to health care.

    "It Started as a Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life." is from the November 30, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Peter S. Goodman and 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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    • 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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    • An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
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    By nearly every standard measure, the U.S. economy is doing well — and better than it was a year and a half ago, before Donald Trump was elected president. If only the debate over who deserves most of the credit were as easily judged.

    "An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout" is from the August 08, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • It's a Tough Job Market for the Young without College Degrees

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "It's a Tough Job Market for the Young without College Degrees" is from the May 10, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Why Women Quit Working: It’s Not for the Reasons Men Do

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Stevenson is part of the growing percentage of Americans who are neither in a job nor hunting for one — a stubborn trend at the center of the deep dissatisfaction and anxiety about the economy’s future that helped catapult Donald Trump to the White House.

    ""Why Women Quit Working: It’s Not for the Reasons Men Do" is from the January 24, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • Sharp Fall in U.S. Hiring Saps Chance of Fed Rate Increase in June

    • By: Patricia Cohen, Binyamin Appelbaum
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "Sharp Fall in U.S. Hiring Saps Chance of Fed Rate Increase in June" is from the June 03, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and Binyamin Appelbaum 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Steady Jobs, but With Pay and Hours That Are Anything But

    • By: Patricia Cohen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Mirella Casares has what used to be considered the keystone of economic security: a job. But even a reliable paycheck no longer delivers a reliable income.

    "Steady Jobs, but With Pay and Hours That Are Anything But" is from the May 31, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Patricia Cohen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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