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Heather Long
Economics Correspondent. Email: Heather.long@washpost.com Alum of and . Central PA native.
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Maggie Haberman 11h
Khashoggi was murdered. Saudi Arabia flashed cash — and Trump looked the other way. - The Washington Post
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Heather Long 17h
Great explainer from on what’s really driving oil prices down now
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Christopher Ingraham 19h
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Heather Long 18h
Good q. Watch the unemployment rate/monthly job gains (looks v. good right now) Watch consumer spending (looks v. good right now) Watch business spending (looks soft lately)
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Heather Long 18h
Thinking about turkey? Since 2010, Butterball has employed 1,500 legal Haitian immigrants to work at its turkey processing facilities in North Carolina. President Trump wants to revoke their visas and send them back to Haiti in July. by
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Heather Long 19h
So good to hear from you and see a bit of what you are up to.
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Brian Lehrer Show 19h
There's every indication that economic growth will slow down going forward, says , but the question is: "how much does it slow down?"
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Heather Long Nov 20
California farmworkers are given a choice: Go home w/no pay or work through the wildfire “They don’t care about our health,” said a 34 y/o farmworker, who spoke on a first-name-only basis b/c he is undocumented. “They just care about the strawberries.”
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Danielle Paquette Nov 20
Calif. farmworkers say they felt pressured to work through toxic air w/o protective masks. My story from Oxnard:
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Carol Leonnig Nov 20
Truth. It always comes out.
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Heather Long Nov 20
This is key. Yes, there are a lot of headwinds for the economy. But 70% of the US economy is consumer spending. And right now, that looks very very good.
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James Pethokoukis Nov 20
A key part of that gloomy Goldman Sachs econ forecast -- at least concerning GDP growth -- is that GS sees no investment boom coming. Of course, that was the whole point of the biz tax cut!
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Heather Long Nov 20
Replying to @morningmoneyben
That was not what WaPo wrote. A month ago (Oct. 11) we pointed out rising headwinds and the sense economy had peaked for this cycle:
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Heather Long Nov 19
Sharp reporting from who initially broke the news of Trump Admin considering whether to share Census data with other agencies For now, Census says all data will remain confidential and stay within Commerce walls only. 👇
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Rosalind Helderman Nov 19
Big scoop: Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of emails about government business last year, report.
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Data for Progress Nov 19
mirror mirror on the wall, who is the most left wing tweeter of them all?
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Heather Long Nov 19
Replying to @enoriverbend
Fuller article coming soon.
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Heather Long Nov 19
Under current law, "the Census Bureau can’t reveal your responses to any other agency or entity, for any purpose — not law enforcement, not legal proceedings (criminal or civil), not tax collection, not even national security." -- Does Trump want to change that?
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Heather Long Nov 19
BREAKING: Trump administration officials suggested sharing responses with law enforcement, court documents show This is huge and suggests Trump team wants to use the Census to figure out who is living in the country without proper papers.
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Heather Long Nov 19
Notable: Trump’s bipartisan talk increased as the stock market jitters returned
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