Audie speaks with syndicated columnist Cynthia Tucker, from Mobile, Ala., and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for The National Review and columnist for BloombergView, to discuss recent developments in the 2016 presidential race.
Global markets endured a brutal week as concerns about a slowing Chinese economy spooked investors. But the U.S. stock market has enjoyed strong gains in recent years, and this week's losses don't even begin to erase them.
President Obama today won over a key ally in support of the Iran nuclear deal after sending New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler a lengthy letter. In it, the President reassured the congressman that he would use any means necessary — "including military means" — to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. This is just one example of the commander-in-chief working as a lobbyist-in-chief to secure approval of the deal.
The price of oil has dropped to a 6 1/2 year low. Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, explains why the low price hasn't been reflected in lower consumer prices.