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Bob Agnew

Reporting from Capitol Hill, Bob Agnew has updates on what’s going on in the Senate.

Johnson & Johnson To Phase Out Talc-based Baby Powder Worldwide In 2023

Fri, Aug 12, 2022 at 9:29 am

Johnson & Johnson is pulling the plug on worldwide sales of baby powder containing talc next year after it did the same in the U.S. and Canada. Bob Agnew reports.

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Analysts Unsure About Downward Trend In Gas Prices

Fri, Aug 12, 2022 at 7:25 am

Analysts disagree about whether U.S. drivers can expect more relief at the gas pump anytime soon. Bob Agnew reports.

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Higher Jobless Numbers Undermine Biden Claim U.S. Not In Recession

Thu, Aug 11, 2022 at 9:17 am

A troubling sign that the U.S. economy may indeed be in the grips of a recession. Bob Agnew reports.

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Inflation Still Running At Nearly 40-Year High

Thu, Aug 11, 2022 at 9:16 am

Inflation is still running at close to its highest level in four decades. Bob Agnew reports.

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McConnell Demands Answers Following FBI Raid On Trump Home

Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 12:03 pm

The Senate’s top Republican is calling for answer after the FBI raided the home of former president Donald trump. Bob Agnew reports.

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China Condemns U.S. “Chips And Science Act”

Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 10:10 am

China is blasting a newly passed U.S. law designed to bolster domestic production of high-end micro-processors. Bob Agnew reports.

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No Let Up In Inflation In July

Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 10:04 am

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in July on a seasonally
adjusted basis after rising 1.3 percent in June. Bob Agnew reports.

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Pfizer To Reinvest Pandemic Gains With Multibillion Hematology Purchase

Mon, Aug 8, 2022 at 9:16 am

Pfizer’s buying spree continues with $5.4 BILLION hematology deal. Bob Agnew reports.

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Crime Thrives As Police Departments Wither Under Anti-Police Rhetoric

Mon, Aug 8, 2022 at 8:15 am

Smaller police departments are becoming the norm, and cities around the country are paying the price. Bob Agnew reports.

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Employers Add 528,000 Jobs In July

Fri, Aug 5, 2022 at 10:14 am

Some good news about the U.S. economy, and it comes from the Labor Department. Bob Agnew reports.

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Rising Jobless Numbers Challenge Biden Claim Of No Recession

Thu, Aug 4, 2022 at 11:05 am

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the number of unemployed continues to rise. Bob Agnew reports.

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Tax Study Says Democrat Bill May Worsen, Not Improve Inflation

Wed, Aug 3, 2022 at 2:09 pm

A study by the fiscally conservative Tax Foundation says the Democrats’ so-called ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ of 2022 is likely to do more harm than good. Bob Agnew reports.

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Trump-backed Masters Wins In Arizona, predicts Nov. victory

Wed, Aug 3, 2022 at 8:37 am

Donald Trump-backed Blake Masters has won Arizona’s Republican Senate nomination. Bob Agnew reports.

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Pelosi Trip, China Threats Send Jitters Through Markets

Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 10:15 am

Wall Street opened with losses among jitters brought on by House Speaker Pelosi’s trip to Asia. Bob Agnew reports.

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Author Stephen King Set To Testify In Publishing Antitrust Case

Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 10:13 am

The U.S. government and publishing titan Penguin Random House have exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial. Bob Agnew reports.

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Treasury Seeks To Borrow $444 Billion In Third Quarter

Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 10:11 am

The Treasury Department is seeking to borrow $444 billion in the current quarter as the Federal Reserve tightens its portfolio. Bob Agnew reports.

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Sinema Still In Doubt As Democrats Seek 50 Votes For Budget Bill

Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 10:04 am

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s views remained a mystery as party leaders eye votes later this week on their emerging economic legislation. Bob Agnew reports.

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Study Says Democrat Bill ‘Reduces’ Inflation In Name Only

Mon, Aug 1, 2022 at 9:30 am

Critics of the Democrats’ $700-BILLION ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ say it’s anything but. Bob Agnew reports.

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Asian Markets Eke Out Gains Despite Manufacturing Slowdown

Mon, Aug 1, 2022 at 7:06 am

Shares are mostly higher in Asia after a strong close on Wall Street last week. Bob Agnew reports.

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No Relief In Sight For Inflation-Weary Americans

Mon, Aug 1, 2022 at 7:01 am

Americans won’t likely feel any relief from rising prices anytime soon. Bob Agnew reports.

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EV Buyers Likely To Benefit From Dem’s ‘Tax-and-Spend’ Megabill

Fri, Jul 29, 2022 at 2:12 pm

The Democrat’s latest ‘tax-and-spend’ bill is expected to help jump-start electric vehicle sales. Bob Agnew reports.

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DC Mayor Asks National Guard To Help With Migrants Bussed From TX, AZ

Fri, Jul 29, 2022 at 2:09 pm

The District of Columbia has requested National Guard assistance to help stem what it calls a “growing humanitarian crisis”. Bob Agnew reports.

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First-Time Jobless Claims Hit 8-Month High

Thu, Jul 21, 2022 at 9:43 am

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week rose to the highest level in more than eight months. Bob Agnew reports.

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Mortgage Applications Down Amid Rising Borrowing Costs

Thu, Jul 21, 2022 at 8:34 am

Rising mortgage rates have combined with already high home prices to discourage would-be buyers. Bob Agnew reports.

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