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Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba
This week marked one of the most significant policy shifts toward an adversary in over half a century, as the U.S. announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. Full Story

White House Says 16 Cities Leading U.S. on Climate

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM

The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change. Full Story

House GOP on Immigration: Send National Guard, Speed Removals

posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard. The proposals Wednesday morning... Full Story

Petroleum Industry Pushes Back on Call for Rail Car Changes

posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Petroleum Industry Pushes Back on Call for Rail Car Changes
A new study pushes back at calls for tougher rules for carrying crude, despite at least 8 major accidents transporting the oil in 2013. Full Story

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland

posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Climate Change Task Force Converges on Heartland
Following a weekend of violent storms culminating in a nearby tornado, efforts to prepare for extreme weather and other events blamed on climate change took center stage in Des Moines, Iowa this week. Full Story

Obama Administration Releases National Climate Assessment

posted on May 9, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Obama Administration Releases National Climate Assessment
This week, the White House outlined some of the findings with its third National Climate Assessment. Full Story

Engineered Salmon May Be a Tough Sell

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM

State Department Finds Keystone Pipeline Will Not Impact Carbon Emissions

posted on February 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM

State Department Finds Keystone Pipeline Will Not Impact Carbon Emissions
Late last week, the State Department announced that it has no major environmental objections to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. Full Story

Greens Hit Obama On Energy Plan

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

A simmering division between the president and environmental groups is starting to boil over. Full Story

TransCanada Will Look At Rail If Keystone Rejected

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Obama's initial rejection of the pipeline went over badly in Canada, which relies on the U.S. for 97 percent of its energy exports. Full Story

Health Plan Sticker Shock Ahead For Some Buyers

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Increasingly, experts in health insurance are becoming concerned that many of these first-time buyers will be in for a shock when they get medical care next year and discover they're on the hook for most of the initial cost. Full Story

Canada PM Won't Accept US Rejection of Keystone XL

posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

The pipeline is critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production. Full Story

Dispute Over Jobs Created By Keystone Pipeline

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Obama downplayed the pipeline's effect on jobs, calling it a "blip" compared with the overall economy. Full Story

Obama: Immigration Debate Will Slip Into The Fall

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:25 PM

The president said the lack of consensus among House Republicans will stretch the immigration debate past August, his original deadline for a long-elusive overhaul of the nation's fractured laws. Full Story
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