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scott horsley
31 minutes ago:   Thursday Jun 20 - 6:37am
@TomStrouse @tamarakeithNPR L to R: Jessica Taylor, Arnie Seipel, Tamara Keith, Franco Ordonez

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8 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 11:02pm
Congratulations to @tamarakeithNPR and the rest of the Bad News Babes press team for their 10-3 victory over lawmakers in the Congressional Women’s Softball Game. https://t.co/eScKSjdTbz


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12 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 6:35pm
Describing the Laffer Curve as "still a very, very highly respected economic curve," President Trump gave the nation's highest civilian honor today to its creator, Art Laffer. https://t.co/IrF0Zfgo2W https://t.co/3nULAVysK2


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scott horsley
13 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 5:50pm
The Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged, but signals its willingness to cut rates should the economic outlook darken. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell shrugs of threats of demotion from President Trump. https://t.co/9TGdaIAvXx https://t.co/zVcChuJGmR


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19 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 11:49am
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1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 19 - 6:09am
Art Laffer—dubbed “the greatest Fake Economist to ever come down the pike” by Ronald Reagan’s former budget director—receives the Medal of Freedom today from President Trump. https://t.co/IrF0Zfgo2W

scott horsley
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 10:08pm
So sorry to learn of the death of Alan Brinkley, a great historian and teacher. His book, Voices of Protest, left a lasting impression on me about both the power—and limits—of radio as a political tool. https://t.co/aF5tTaajmG


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2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 3:44pm
RT @Matt_Kroschel: It’s doesn’t get much more #ColoRADo -> Bear Runs Through Marathon In #Leadville https://t.co/vgxpYlVuUe https://t.co/ZUC2FvoH2V


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scott horsley
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 17 - 3:43pm
RT @marthagimbel: In Toronto where there are airhorns everywhere because of the sportsball and my brain keeps going “JOBS DAY?!” @theindicator

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6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 6:47pm
Morning Edition wakes you up. All Things Considered drives you home. But the one constant at NPR, every hour of every day, is the newscast, heard by 28 million people each week. Rob Schaefer produced many of those ‘casts over the last 18 years. He retires tonight. Godspeed, Rob.

scott horsley
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 13 - 6:11pm
Under the Trump administration, trade negotiations are less WTO, more WWE. https://t.co/Xt19hFBDz9

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 12 - 12:20pm
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1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 11 - 10:14pm
Looks like we have a new entry for the “Faces of NPR” poster. Way to go @ayesharascoe And that’s some A+ camera work @DavidNakamura https://t.co/r356HIeBm8 https://t.co/jFkJhpr9rb


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1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 11:10pm
RT @hartoutwest: Chuck Murphy, who ran the 125-person Metro desk at @denverpost, then left for a shot at nonprofit work, returns to news as Investigations Editor for CPR News - a new position. @CPRNews. #gratitude #adeskisborn

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 10 - 9:48am
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 8 - 7:10am
RT @hansilowang: @GOPoversight @OversightDems 7. Here's my write-up on the latest #CitizenshipQuestion revelations from @KrisKobach1787, who told Commerce @SecretaryRoss that it was "essential" to add the question to the #2020Census👇 https://t.co/QPbzkeIXuB

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 7:08pm
And nobody covers this story like NPR's @hansilowang https://t.co/C04pNKqE4J

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 7:07pm
Kobach's own email shows he reached out to Wilbur Ross early in 2017 to propose the citizenship question. He said nothing about enforcing the VRA. That cover story came later. Kobach's goal was to exclude non-citizens from congressional apportionment. https://t.co/KMEZqjECp0 https://t.co/ba7IkXrHHZ

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 6:31pm
RT @titonka: Glad to see that candidates are seeking out the ever-important Ragbrai Vote. https://t.co/22mgsfsqW9

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 5:49pm
Congratulations to our colleagues at Vox! https://t.co/VjrGrNEJKP

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1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 5:40pm
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1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 5:19pm
The weak jobs report sparks a rally on Wall Street, where investors increasingly believe the Federal Reserve will come to the rescue with lower interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index both gained more than 1% on Friday. https://t.co/O5kO07eJTE

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 8:46am
Hiring slumped last month as trade tensions mounted. US employers added just 75,000 jobs, well below analysts' expectation. Unemployment held steady at 3.6%. https://t.co/O5kO07eJTE

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 7:56am
RT @nprmusic: Coming Monday, June 10: It’s a sunny day as Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie and all your @SesameStreet favorites perform behind the #TinyDesk at NPR HQ. https://t.co/yNWqFt3UWu


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 7 - 7:00am
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1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 11:08pm
RT @shirleyhenrydc: Hey @nprpolitics is hiring.! We’re looking for a Deputy Washington Editor who’s a master at planning news coverage: https://t.co/Sc5wYIdcSZ and a White House Editor: https://t.co/aCpLDmbHHp It’s a great team: we work hard, do distinctive work and also have a lot of fun.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 7:40pm
RT @tamarakeithNPR: Hello friends in Colorado! The NPR Politics Podcast is coming to Boulder. I can't wait! https://t.co/P7UI7E3wpG

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2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 7:17pm
The Trump administration resumes talks with Mexican officials Thursday after a 90-minute meeting at the White House today. Mexico is trying to head off tariffs that Trump has threatened to impose on Monday. Meanwhile, unauthorized crossings at the US border hit 144K last month.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 5 - 4:52pm
@justinsink https://t.co/rwBlvGsTL0


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 4 - 1:54pm
The Federal Reserve's interest rate-setting committee meets in two weeks. Since their last meeting 5 weeks ago, trade tensions have ratcheted up. https://t.co/R92klc6kar


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2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 9:24am
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 9:03pm
@bpowersphoto @DonGonyea Yum. But it’s got to be one of those good-looking fruit pies. Not sure lemon meringue would hold up in late July.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 11:03am
RT @planetmoney: Economist @hshierholz says unemployment is so low that workers are starting to feel the power of the “quit threat”. https://t.co/QCkiWMIjGL

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday May 31 - 2:08pm
RT @twitscotty: They should just print more https://t.co/ArpeDHL1HQ

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2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 8:56pm
Check out the latest NPR politics podcast for a roundup of political news, Dad Jokes, UFOs, and a farewell to our beloved Washington Desk boss, Beth Donovan. Many of us owe our jobs—and some owe their children—to Beth. (Luckily, she’s not going far.) https://t.co/H8IpmEgEUa

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 7:49pm
President Trump has ordered tariffs on all imports from Mexico, escalating from 5% on June 10 to as much as 25% October 1, unless the Mexican government cracks down on immigration from Central America.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 3:15pm
NPR editors have fought this good fight for years. And whenever they have flagged, our listeners have rushed to fill the breach with a flurry of pedantic emails. But at long last, Merriam Webster is waving the white flag on the great Podium-Lectern battle. https://t.co/P87W1EfsDj

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 10:25am
As the Supreme Court mulls the legality of adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, opponents cite new evidence of the question's partisan, political roots. https://t.co/gNvWHuFjQl

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday May 30 - 8:54am
The Commerce Department revised its estimate of first-quarter GDP growth down slightly to a still-strong 3.1%. Most forecasters expect slower growth in the current quarter. https://t.co/y62105CeJH

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 29 - 4:29pm
@jbrumley Hi James. I'm a reporter w/ NPR, working on a story about Johnson & Johnson. Would like your thoughts. Please email me at shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 8:15pm
...and tucked inside Blue Latitudes, a yellowed copy of his 1994 story about life on “the chain” of a chicken-processing plant. https://t.co/HGbIgbTqfa


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 8:06pm
...or Baghdad Without a Map: https://t.co/VoSFwGmpcZ


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 8:05pm
...Or A Voyage Long and Strange: https://t.co/LxMSHoSNVN


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 8:04pm
Flipping through the Tony Horwitz shelf on my bookshelf for some of my favorite passages. There are so many. From Confederates in the Attic: https://t.co/dtgAEpvSsQ


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 2:19pm
Whitley claimed in January that more than 90,000 registered voters in Texas might not be US citizens -- a claim that quickly unraveled. https://t.co/ntR3mV96aA

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:53pm
So sorry to learn of the death of Tony Horwitz. I read these stories in the WSJ almost 25 years ago, and remember them like it was yesterday. https://t.co/TMCQ7lFiT2

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:25pm
@KDietrichF @nprbusiness @NPR Every month, the Labor Department reports on 2 surveys. The "establishment survey," which told us the US added 263K jobs last month, would count the example above as 3 jobs. The "household survey," from which the unemployment rate is calculated, would count 1 employed person.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 26 - 3:31pm
Coming soon... https://t.co/nYCOfXEoAo https://t.co/YOMYCQcg3b


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3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 26 - 2:59pm
@CMinSF Not that I know of. My family is mostly from the south. I have a cousin in the Bay Area but her surname isn’t Horsley. I suppose if you trace back far enough Ron and I share some ancestors in common but nothing recently.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 24 - 6:38am
RT @crampell: Trump has personally and repeatedly urged the head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award a border wall contract to a North Dakota construction firm whose top executive is a GOP donor and frequent guest on Fox News https://t.co/EbQYQfod3V

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 24 - 6:32am
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3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 23 - 7:01pm
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4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 6:43pm
RT @NPR: Harriet Tubman, who was planned to be the first African American woman to appear on U.S. currency, will not be put on the $20 bill during the Trump administration. https://t.co/V2L8ZZqAqA

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 4:36pm
With a tight job market, more people with disabilities are being drawn back into the labor force. And employers are more willing to made allowances to land good employees. https://t.co/mP7yX5xe2m

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:02am
@_nessagarcia I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:01am
@MrzLexyDByrnz I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:01am
@juliashrek I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:00am
@loves2read2 I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:00am
@megschurr I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 11:00am
@DevinRae1 I'm a reporter with NPR, following the YouKnowMe thread. Care to talk? Please drop me a line at shorsley@npr.org.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 22 - 6:49am
As Iowa employers struggle to find workers, a debate over immigration. https://t.co/nR4BQqmn9M

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 9:11am
In a tight job market, workers have newfound bargaining power to demand better pay and benefits. https://t.co/B9xDXMqrNC

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 8:54am
@nickfountain @tylercowen Economist: There is no free shuttle.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 6:40am
With a tight job market, workers have newfound bargaining power to demand better wages and benefits. https://t.co/Bcb6kg5QlS

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1 month ago:   Monday May 20 - 6:15pm
The latest from Kris Kobach, who has used anxiety over immigration to boost his profile, and his bank account, for years. https://t.co/iPGBslB9C3 https://t.co/DlUnNVUHXD

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday May 20 - 6:10pm
@Fred_Rocket @andreperryedu @OnPointRadio Stay tuned. SSDI rolls are actually shrinking (after growing for decades). And participation rate among people with disabilities has rebounded a bit. Details Thursday on All Things Considered.

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1 month ago:   Monday May 20 - 2:07pm
@AdamRFeerst @UpFirst We don't have a story about older workers in this series, though it's a topic we continue to keep an eye on. (see for example: https://t.co/j1ou1sLi8u) Labor Department says 65% of Americans aged 55-64 are in the workforce, above the national average. https://t.co/Yp37kgwLsP

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1 month ago:   Monday May 20 - 12:45pm
@OliveChirper @JimZarroli @planetmoney Ernie Tedeschi estimates state and local increases in the minimum wage account for between a quarter and a third of the wage gains for workers on the bottom third of the income ladder. https://t.co/hzwsJHIKtm Tedeschi was on @theindicator last week. https://t.co/yVTToJn6yp

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1 month ago:   Sunday May 19 - 10:33pm
Reminder that Mexico and Canada leveled tariffs against US farm products in retaliation for President Trump’s tariffs on their steel and aluminum. Our North American neighbors immediately lifted these tariffs once the Trump administration stopped taxing their metal exports. https://t.co/GwOR3Mtyzu

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1 month ago:   Sunday May 19 - 1:38pm
Anyone who says Iowa is very flat hasn’t tried #RAGBRAI. Also: highest (natural) elevation in Manhattan: 265 feet. Highest elevation in Iowa: 1670 feet. https://t.co/pLBYzhmZRk

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1 month ago:   Friday May 17 - 8:24pm
RT @NPR: Cookie Monster joins @NPRLifeKit to talk about practicing self-control, especially when you have to wait for something you really want... like a plate of delicious chocolate chip cookies. https://t.co/R7XA0MgTSm https://t.co/QjLD9bM2kd


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1 month ago:   Friday May 17 - 4:29pm
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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 15 - 9:50pm
@TWA2Jenny I think it was something like: Taxing American consumers to compensate American farmers for produce they can’t sell to China because of retaliation for the president’s tariffs.

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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 15 - 5:40pm
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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 15 - 9:08am
RT @timkmak: NPR Washington Desk: #76 in the rankings, #1 in your hearts https://t.co/azznXctAGS


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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 15 - 9:05am
Check out NPR’s new series of interviews with presidential candidates—in conjunction with our public radio friends in New Hampshire and Iowa. First up: Cory Booker. https://t.co/dPWoPSyjs5

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 7:27pm
@alyssaedes @tamarakeithNPR @TBowmanNPR @hansilowang @NathanRott @timkmak @ayesharascoe Don’t eat gummy bears right before you go on. Unless you’re as bold as @timkmak https://t.co/xW3vvkDNey

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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 7:14pm
@LukeRunyon Who do you think you are? Hickenlooper? #Iodine

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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 4:31pm
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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 14 - 4:16pm
Amen. https://t.co/qluMxBlFz0

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 11:04pm
The US Trade Representative announced this evening that he’s formally begun the process to impose tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports (about $300 billion worth). https://t.co/S0TlJf1vQt

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1 month ago:   Friday May 10 - 5:26pm
No word yet on when or where the next round of US-China trade talks will take place. But the stock market breathed a sign of relief that negotiations didn't break down altogether. https://t.co/sX29fcjhq8

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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 8 - 9:38am
A characteristically thorough (and delightful) examination of what Congress could learn from real sausage-makers, from the great NYT reporter Robert Pear, who died Tuesday at 69. https://t.co/lR9VEd4Vwi

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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 9:23pm
This New York Times story reveals that far from the successful business tycoon he played on “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump could have starred in “The Biggest Loser.” Trump’s attorney disputes the tax records cited. If so, why not release the returns. https://t.co/RnmCFxt7ab

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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 6:06pm
While the Trump administration’s trade war with China is rattling financial markets, another trade skirmish will be playing out in the produce aisle of your local supermarket. https://t.co/QVsDpKSplY

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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 5:16pm
RT @nprpolitics: 🎉 Today's NPR Politics Podcast is our 500th episode! Celebrate with us by downloading and listening to today's episode! And, of course, a big thank you to all our listeners! 📻❤ https://t.co/ffoofTtRTh


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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 8:38am
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1 month ago:   Tuesday May 7 - 4:41am
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1 month ago:   Monday May 6 - 6:08pm
RT @FrancoOrdonez: Personal news: After seven years at the McClatchy Washington Bureau, I’ll soon join NPR as a White House Correspondent. Leaving a place that means so much to me is tough, but very excited to join one of the country’s great institutions. https://t.co/JuavRPc2dZ

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1 month ago:   Monday May 6 - 6:01pm
@titonka Then we’d have to get a new horn for the No Pie Refused bus.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday May 5 - 5:29pm
@tripgabriel @katherinemiller LOVED Eudora!

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1 month ago:   Friday May 3 - 9:22am
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1 month ago:   Thursday May 2 - 3:43pm
RT @springsteen: Inspired by the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen. #BlindedByTheLightMovie – in theaters August 14. @BBTLMovie https://t.co/yKtig1LSEM


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1 month ago:   Thursday May 2 - 1:34pm
RT @NPR: https://t.co/FkxgWTJ7po

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1 month ago:   Thursday May 2 - 1:25pm
Faced with rising opposition among Senate Republicans, Stephen Moore drops out of contention for the Federal Reserve’s board of governors. He was never officially nominated by the president. https://t.co/x9cyFvTSgi

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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 1 - 6:32pm
RT @TimWasem: My students did something amazing: They won the first annual @NPR Student Podcast Challenge. 6,000 entries, 25,000 students from all 50 states. One high school and one middle school took home the prize. So. Insanely. Proud. https://t.co/QsSttHD4AG https://t.co/HYDthEI1xj


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1 month ago:   Wednesday May 1 - 4:38pm
Policymakers at the Federal Reserve voted unanimously today to leave interest rates unchanged, ignoring kibitzing from President Trump who called for a one-point rate cut. https://t.co/GYhPycIOLS


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1 month ago:   Saturday Apr 27 - 11:53pm
In the crosshairs: Outspent last year by gun safety groups, the NRA is strained by internal division and external scrutiny. https://t.co/ZhRq4URLvz

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1 month ago:   Saturday Apr 27 - 1:58pm
Context matters. In beer, 3.2% is considered weak... https://t.co/VhqiC3wufU But as a measure of GDP growth in the tenth year of an expansion, it’s pretty strong. https://t.co/Ed5OAxvG1k

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1 month ago:   Friday Apr 26 - 6:03pm
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2% in the first three months of the year. The Trump administration hopes to maintain that pace throughout 2019, though many economists are skeptical. https://t.co/Ed5OAxvG1k https://t.co/5n27MGXUQB


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