Transcript: Press briefing Q&A on the Fair Minimum Wage Act – March 3, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

Partial transcript of the press conference Q&A with Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Rep. George Miller (D-California) on the introduction of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013…

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Transcript: NY pizza deliveryman Gregory Reynoso’s press briefing remarks on the Fair Minimum Wage Act – March 3, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014
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Partial transcript of press conference remarks by Gregory Reynoso, a pizza delivery driver from Brooklyn, New York, on the introduction of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013…

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Federal Reserve to continue asset purchase program & keep interest rates near 0%

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Sept. 18, 2013. SOURCE: FederalReserve.gov

The Federal Reserve last week announced that it will keep interest rates between 0% to 0.25% and continue to purchase about $45 billion in longer-term Treasury securities and…

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Transcript: Press briefing Q&A with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke – Sept. 18, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Partial transcript of press briefing Q&A with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Sept. 18, 2013:

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Transcript: Press briefing remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announcing the continuance of asset purchase program – Sept. 18, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Partial transcript of press briefing remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Sept. 18, 2013:

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Transcript: Simpson-Bowles on the cost of “kicking the can down the road” on deficit reduction

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Transcript of excerpts from the Politico Playbook Breakfast with Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, on sequestration and deficit…

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Transcript: Gov. Jerry Brown’s press conference Q&A on the 2013-2014 California state budget

Friday, January 11, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) explaining the 2013-2014 California state budget. SOURCE: gov.ca.gov

Edited by Jenny Jiang Partial transcript of Governor Jerry Brown’s press conference Q&A on the 2013-2014 California state budget on Jan. 10, 2013:  

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Fiscal Cliff: Alternative or “chained” Consumer Price Index & Social Security

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
SOURCE: SSA.gov

ANALYSIS: Earlier this week, the White House proposed cutting Social Security spending by adjusting how the government calculates cost-of-living increases for seniors. In an effort to strike a…

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Overview of the White House’s counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
SOURCE: Written testimony of Dr. Eric Kingson before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging on Oct. 18, 2011

President Barack Obama spoke to Republican House Speaker John Boehner again last night and presented a counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff refers to the…

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Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at historic low until unemployment rate drops to 6.5%

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Citing the slow pace of jobs growth, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today announced that interest rates will be kept at a historic low until the unemployment rate…

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