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Last Week's Washington Update

January 15, 2016

The U.S. economy created more jobs last month, although the labor participation rate remains historically low. U.S. stocks tanked this week as Communist China tries to figure out how to run their stock market, says NCPA Legislative Director Brian Williams. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and Iran are in the midst of a diplomatic dispute that could further destabilize the Middle East. And President Obama (who has never owned a gun) issued new executive orders this week to regulate gun sales, then spent an hour on CNN explaining why he did it.


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