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Bloomberg Balance of Power, where the world of politics meets the world of business. David Westin speaks with experts from Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg Tax and Bloomberg Law about how lawmakers, government officials, and business leaders impact business and American policies at home and abroad.

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Bloomberg Balance of Power, where the world of politics meets the world of business. David Westin speaks with experts from Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg Tax and Bloomberg Law about how lawmakers, government officials, and business leaders impact business and American policies at home and abroad.

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English


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Bloomberg Balance of Power: Putin's North Korea Deal (Podcast)

6/20/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Kailey speaks with: Rep. Mike Turner, Republican from Ohio and chair of the House Intelligence Committee joins right after delivering a speech to at the Center for Strategic and International Studies about Russia's cyberattack capabilities, including an anti-satellite weapon Angela Stent, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of Putin's World: Russia Against the West and With the Rest, dives deeper into Putin's trip to North Korea and Vietnam and what it means for the geopolitical order Ambassador James Jeffrey, former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey, chair of the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center talks through the latest in the Israel-Hamas war and an Israeli military official saying the goal of completely eliminating Hamas being unrealistic Andra Gillespie, associate professor of political science at Emory University's college of arts and sciences breaks down the latest in the race for the White House and each candidates chances of winning over the Black vote Jeanne Sheehan Zaino, Senior Democracy Fellow with the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress and Bloomberg Politics Contributor & Lisa Camooso Miller, Republican Strategist, Former-RNC Communications Director & Host of the Friday Reporter Podcast take a look at the campaign trail, fundraising goals and Tim Scott's big money fundraising push as he eyes being Trump's running mate

Duration:00:50:38

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Balance of Power: Good Primary, Juneteenth Holiday (Podcast)

6/18/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Republican Candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania Dave McCormick about the race and economic policy. National Advisor of Governance and Policy for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Hilary Shelton about the historical legacy of Juneteenth. Former Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney about Tuesday's Republican primary in Virginia's 5th Congressional District, where Freedom Caucus Chair Bob Good is on the ballot. Groundwork Collaborative's Kitty Richards about the state of the US economy and the latest retail sales data. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about the latest executive order from President Joe Biden on immigration.

Duration:00:52:51

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Balance of Power: Netanyahu Dissolves War Cabinet (Podcast)

6/17/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg National Security Reporter Courtney McBride as US Diplomat Amos Hochstein travels to the Middle East to try and ease tensions between Israel and Hezbollah. Stimson Center Senior Fellow Kelly Grieco about pauses in combat between Israel and Hamas to allow aid to get into Gaza. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about President Joe Biden's Hollywood fundraiser over the weekend that pulled in $30 million. Siena College Research Institute Director Don Levy about the latest polling data for the 2024 Presidential race. Director of the Wadhwani Center for AI and Advanced Technologies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Gregory Allen about threats of misinformation from artificial intelligence.

Duration:00:46:21

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Balance of Power: Supreme Court Throws Out Bump Stock Ban (Podcast)

6/14/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada about the Supreme Court's ruling throwing out a federal ban on bump stocks. Beacon Global Strategies Managing Director Michael Allen about the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah. Bloomberg Government Congress Reporter Zach Cohen about how a Donald Trump vice president pick could shake up the Senate. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about comments Donald Trump reportedly made about Milwaukee during a closed-door meeting with Republican lawmakers Thursday.

Duration:00:36:02

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Balance of Power: Biden at G-7, Trump in DC (Podcast)

6/13/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern in Italy for the G-7 summit. Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas about the tax policy debate on Capitol Hill and the growing federal spending deficit. Bloomberg Deputy Congressional Editor Mike Dorning as the House of Representatives votes to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress. Bloomberg National Security Reporter Courtney McBride about US President Joe Biden's meeting with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the G-7 summit. Bloomberg Politics Contributor Rick Davis and Democratic Strategist Brad Howard about Donald Trump's gains in polling amongst young voters.

Duration:00:40:46

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Instant Reaction: Supreme Court Rules On Abortion Pill (Podcast)

6/13/2024
The Supreme Court preserved full access to a widely used abortion pill in a case that carried major stakes for reproductive rights and election-year politics. Bloomberg's Paul Sweeney and Alix Steel bring you instant reaction from our Bloomberg News team.

Duration:00:14:59

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Instant Reaction: Supreme Court Rules On Abortion Pill (Podcast)

6/13/2024
The Supreme Court preserved full access to a widely used abortion pill in a case that carried major stakes for reproductive rights and election-year politics. Bloomberg's Paul Sweeney and Alix Steel bring you instant reaction from our Bloomberg News team.

Duration:00:14:59

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Instant Reaction: Jay Powell on Fed Policy (Podcast)

6/12/2024
Bloomberg's Tom Keene, Jonathan Ferro and Lisa Abramowicz discuss remarks from Fed Chair Jay Powell following the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision

Duration:00:24:31

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Instant Reaction: The Fed Decides (Podcast)

6/12/2024
Bloomberg's Tom Keene, Jonathan Ferro and Lisa Abramowicz break down the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision on a special edition of Bloomberg Surveillance

Duration:00:28:52

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Balance of Power: Inflation Data, Tax Policy (Podcast)

6/12/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: White House Council of Economic Advisers Member Heather Boushey about the latest US inflation data. Former Republican Congressman and Spokesman for the Alliance for Competitive Taxation Kevin Brady about US tax policy and the upcoming negotiations on Capitol Hill. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about the impact of tax policy on the campaign trail. Groundwork Collaborative Executive Director Lindsay Owens about how the latest inflation data may impact the Federal Reserve moving forward. Bloomberg Washington Senior Editor Wendy Benjaminson about Donald Trump's visit to Washington DC Thursday. Bloomberg Economics Editor Molly Smith about some of the underlying numbers from today's CPI data. BGR Group Co-Head of the International Practice Lester Munson as President Joe Biden travels to the G-7 Summit in Italy.

Duration:00:51:04

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Balance of Power: Hunter Biden Convicted in Gun Trial (Podcast)

6/11/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Host of Bloomberg Law on Bloomberg Radio June Grasso as Hunter Biden is convicted on three counts of violating federal gun laws. Former Assistant US Attorney and Former Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor Nick Akerman about Hunter Biden's guilty verdict and the possibility of jail time. Former Republican Congressman Denver Riggleman of Virginia about the political fallout of Hunter Biden's verdict. Bloomberg News Legal Reporter Erik Larson about when Hunter Biden could possibly be sentenced. Partner at Jodré Brenecki Nicole Brenecki as Special Counsel David Weiss speaks to reporters following the verdict. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about what the verdict means for the White House race between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Americans for Peace Now President and CEO Hadar Susskind about the latest developments in cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas. A conversation with Maryland Governor Wes Moore, recorded on May 30, about the reopening of the Baltimore harbor following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

Duration:01:07:53

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Instant Reaction: Hunter Biden Found Guilty (Podcast)

6/11/2024
Hunter Biden was found guilty of gun charges by a federal court jury in Delaware, becoming the first child of a sitting US president to be convicted of crimes. Bloomberg's Paul Sweeney and Jess Menton bring you instant reaction from our Bloomberg News team.

Duration:00:16:11

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Balance of Power: Geopolitical Risks Shaping Elections (Podcast)

6/10/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg White House Correspondent Josh Wingrove as President Joe Biden returns from France for D-Day anniversary ceremonies. Arbroath Group Managing Partner Christopher Smart about the European Union elections over the weekend. Host of Bloomberg Law on Bloomberg Radio June Grasso as the Hunter Biden gun trial draws to a close. Bloomberg Politics Contributor Jeanne Sheehan Zaino and Republican Strategist Chapin Fay about the latest polling data on the impact of Donald Trump's New York verdict on the election. The Cook Political Report Analyst Erin Covey on Tuesday's primary elections in Nevada and South Carolina. Director of the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Program Jonathan Panikoff as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes another trip to the Middle East.

Duration:00:51:23

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Balance of Power: Hot Jobs Report Reaction (Podcast)

6/7/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg Economics Editor Molly Smith about the May US Jobs Report. Co-founder of the Kyiv Independent and Author of "I WILL SHOW YOU HOW IT WAS: The Story of Wartime Kyiv" Illia Ponomarenko about Ukraine's defense against Russia. Acting US Secretary of Labor Julie Su about the state of the US economy. Adjunct Economist at the Rand Corporation Kathryn Edwards about what the latest jobs report means for the Federal Reserve. Bloomberg Politics Contributor Jeanne Sheehan Zaino and Republican Strategist Matt Gorman about President Joe Biden's speech in Normandy Friday. Bloomberg's David Westin who sat down with Key Square Capital Management CEO Scott Bessent about what a second term for Donald Trump would mean for the economy.

Duration:00:58:03

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Balance of Power: 80th Anniversary of D-Day (Podcast)

6/6/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Author of "When the Sea Came Alive: An Oral History of D-Day" Garrett Graff on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Bloomberg Senior Washington Correspondent and Host of The Big Take DC Podcast Saleha Mohsin about the US role in cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas. Commission on the National Defense Strategy Chair Jane Harman about Thursday's ceremony at Omaha Beach and Western commitments to defending Ukraine against Russia. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Jeanne Sheehan Zaino and Republican Strategist Chapin Fay about President Joe Biden's comments in Normandy. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Founder & CEO Ted Leonsis about reimagining Downtown Washington DC and the future of sports broadcast.

Duration:00:51:21

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Balance of Power: White House Dismisses Biden Age Concerns (Podcast)

6/5/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg Congress Team Lead Megan Scully about Thursday's vote in the Senate to protect access to contraception. Former Republican Congressman Denver Riggleman about US Attorney General Merrick Garland's hearing in the House Judiciary Committee and January 6 conspiracies pushed by GOP members of the committee. Bloomberg Politics Contributor Jeanne Sheehan Zaino and former RNC Communications Director Lisa Camooso Miller about a new Wall Street Journal report about President Joe Biden's age. Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at University of California at Davis Mary Ziegler about the state of reproductive health care in the United States. Professor at the Miller Center at University of Virginia Mara Rudman about the state of cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas.

Duration:00:44:15

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Balance of Power: Biden Moves To Seal Border (Podcast)

6/4/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Atlantic Council Deputy Director of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Maria Fernanda Bozmoski about President Joe Biden's executive order slashing asylum claims in the US. Bloomberg White House Correspondent Josh Wingrove about the move from Biden to stop asylum claims at border if crossings hit 2,500 a day. Republican Congressman from Wisconsin Bryan Steil about Biden's border action and if Congress will pass any further immigration legislation. American Business Immigration Coalition Founding Executive Director Rebecca Shi about how the executive order impacts the labor market in the US. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about Tuesday's primary elections across the US.

Duration:00:45:15

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Balance of Power: G-7 Leaders Back Cease-Fire Proposal (Podcast)

6/3/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Bloomberg Senior Reporter Iain Marlow about reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a cease-fire agreement with Hamas would only pause the war. Global Situation Room President Brett Bruen about the cease-fire negotiations and Ukraine's strikes in Russian territory. Former Republican Congressman and former Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney about how Donald Trump's conviction in the New York hush money trial means for the 2024 presidential race. Bloomberg Senior Editor for International Economics and Security Ramsey Al-Rikabi about the disconnect between US President Joe Biden and Netanyahu on cease-fire talks. Bloomberg Politics Contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino about Congressional candidates weighing in on the Trump verdict. Founder and Owner of Karon Law LLC Danny Karon about the possibility Donald Trump appeals his sentence and how the Hunter Biden trial shapes up in Delaware.

Duration:00:55:06

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Bloomberg Balance of Power: Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (Podcast)

6/1/2024
In this special edition of the Bloomberg Balance of Power podcast, hosts Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz speak with Maryland Governor Wes Moore. In their wide ranging conversation, they discuss President Biden's recent push to gain more support from Black voters, the political landscape in his home state, and where we are in Baltimore county's recovery from the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

Duration:00:13:52

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Bloomberg Balance of Power: Trump's Guilty Verdict (Podcast)

5/31/2024
Watch Joe and Kailey LIVE every day on YouTube: http://bit.ly/3vTiACF. Bloomberg Washington Correspondents Joe Mathieu and Kailey Leinz deliver insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. On this edition, Joe and Kailey speak with: Jim Zirin, Former-Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York/Host of "Conversations with Jim Zirin" on PBS to offer reaction and analysis to Trump's guilty verdict and what's next for the former President Gregory Korte, Bloomberg White House and Politics Reporter to take a look at how voters might react to Trump's conviction, plus how much the overall electorate has changed since 2020 Bloomberg politics contributors Rick Davis and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino for instant reaction to President Joe Biden's remarks on Trump's conviction and his plan for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg US National Security Team Lead for his thoughts on Biden putting pressure on Israel to reach a ceasefire agreement and release hostages

Duration:00:39:34