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Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)
August 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
5420333003Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Thursday's program includes speeches from Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Clint Eastwood plus Gov. Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech. Also: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Mark Shields, David Brooks, and special guests, including Haley Barbour, Dick Durbin and Mitch McConnell.2012-08-30 07:00:00disabled2274586420true127209Is the 2015 spending bill a gift to big banks?Tucked into the new federal spending bill that passed this week was a provision to loosen banking regulations on hedges known as derivatives or swaps, rolling back part of the Dodd-Frank Act that was enacted after the financial crisis. Dennis Kelleher of Better Markets and Mark Calabria of the Cato Institute join Hari Sreenivasan for a discussion on what the bill means for banks.2014-12-18 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/WALL-STREET-RULES-monitor-320x196.jpg2365389939kJ4MM8F0u7Q127066What a lapse in terrorism insurance means for businessesSince 9/11, businesses have been able to insure themselves against terrorist attacks through the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. But for the first time in 13 years, Congress ended a session without renewing its funding, due to opposition from Sen. Tom Coburn. Judy Woodruff sits down with Leigh Ann Pusey of the American Insurance Association for how the move will affect businesses nationwide.2014-12-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/terrorinsurance-320x196.jpg2365388895olNvsV4ed2o127068Exiting lawmakers offer last words for the 113th CongressAs the 113th Congress drew to a close, long-term lawmakers who are stepping down offered farewells and final thoughts about the state of American politics, as well as issues ranging from campaign finance to supporting veterans. Political editor Lisa Desjardins listens in.2014-12-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/capitol_scaffolding-320x196.jpg2365388902pCT0e5WO10k
The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, including speeches and analysis.
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