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Gretchen Frazee is a digital producer for the PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Feb 22Who is Jeffrey Rosen, Trump’s pick to replace Deputy AG Rosenstein?
Rosen, who currently serves as the deputy secretary of the Department of Transportation, has no prosecutorial experience, which is unusual for someone nominated to be the deputy attorney general.
Economy Feb 19Why 2020 Democratic candidates are pushing more progressive tax proposals
In the wake of the Trump tax cuts, Democratic candidates are introducing some of the most progressive tax plans in decades.
Making Sen$e Feb 05Trump says he launched an ‘economic boom.’ Here’s what we know
Trump has staked much of his presidency on the economy, and on Tuesday, he aimed to convince Americans that the benefits of his policies far outweigh the downsides.
Politics Feb 05Read Stacey Abrams’ full response to the State of the Union
Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for Georgia's 2018 gubernatorial race, is delivering this year’s response to the State of the Union.
Politics Feb 05Read President Donald Trump’s full 2019 State of the Union address
President Donald Trump delivered his 2019 State of the Union address on Tuesday. Read his full remarks.
Making Sen$e Feb 01How did the shutdown affect the January jobs report?
U.S. employers added adding 304,000 jobs in January, but the unemployment rate rose to 4 percent in what is expected to be a temporary blip because of the government shutdown.
Making Sen$e Jan 30How the Fed’s balance sheet works and why investors care
Investors are increasingly turning their attention to the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and whether it could help keep the economy on track or prematurely plunge the nation into another recession. Here's what you need to know.
Making Sen$e Jan 28Did Trump’s tax cuts boost hiring? Most companies say no
About 84 percent of businesses said the Republican tax cuts have not caused them to boost hiring or investment, according to a National Association for Business Economics survey.
Making Sen$e Jan 24Glimpse into a trucker’s life with this excerpt from ‘The Long Haul’
"The Long Haul" provides a look into a the life of Finn Murphy, who dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker.
Making Sen$e Jan 18The government’s workforce is aging. Now the shutdown could make hiring harder
The strain on current and future federal workers is raising concerns that the shutdown is damaging the government’s reputation as a stable employer.