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CLIP: President Obama Signs Trade Bills
President Obama signed two bills at a ceremony in the White House East Room. H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Expansion Act, allows the president to submit trade pacts for congressional review under a fast-track trade authority. H.R. 2146 extends the the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which funds a number of worker retraining programs throughout the U.S.
June 30, 2015 : 8 min. 32 sec.

CLIP: May 2015 Jobs Report
Nelson Schwartz talked about the May 2015 jobs report which showed the unemployment rate up from 5.4 percent in April to 5.5 percent, with employers adding 280,000 jobs, and what this meant for economic growth.
June 8, 2015 : 2 min. 49 sec.

CLIP: Wall Street Banking
Dennis Kelleher talked about the state of Wall Street banking seven years after the financial crisis and whether new regulations are working.
May 27, 2015 : 6 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: College Graduates and the Job Market
Anthony Carnevale talked about what college graduates could expect from the 2015 job market and which majors offered the greatest economic value.
May 24, 2015 : 7 min. 5 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Economic Growth
Eamon Javers talked about the slowing down of the economy in the first quarter after accelerating for much of 2014. The Commerce Department reported the gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent between January and March. The economy had expanded at a rate of 2.2 percent in the final months of 20014 and at a rate of 2.4 percent for the year.
May 4, 2015 : 4 min. 33 sec.

CLIP: Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations
Linda Dempsey talked about legislation that would give President Obama special authority to “fast track” negotiations in the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
April 21, 2015 : 6 min. 56 sec.

CLIP: Federal Transportation Budget
Kellie Mejdrich talked about the Obama administration’s $478 billion bill recently sent to Congress that would fund federal transportation programs for the next six years.
April 6, 2015 : 4 min. 9 sec.

CLIP: State Economic and Fiscal Policies
Niraj Chokshi talked about what the nation's governors would be doing at the 2015 Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association. He discussed the economic and fiscal health of the 50 states and major policy issues facing state governments, including tax policy, the Affordable Care Act, and immigration.
February 22, 2015 : 7 min. 1 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on the Economy
President Obama speaks about his economic agenda, including his plan to provide free tuition to community college students at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis.
February 7, 2015 : 8 min. 20 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on His 2016 Budget Proposal
President Obama spoke at the Department of Homeland Security about his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal.
February 3, 2015 : 5 min. 13 sec.
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