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AUGUST 27, 2015

Given Hillary's Numbers, "Very Good Chance" Biden Jumps In

Republicans may view Vice President Joe Biden as at least the lesser of the Democrat evils should he jump into the 2016 presidential race. But will he run?

AUGUST 25, 2015

Matthews On Monday’s Stock Market Slide (Audio: Interview)

IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews joins WAVA’s Don Kroah to discuss reasons behind the “Black Monday” stock market slide and whether it’s temporary or part of long-term trend. 

AUGUST 24, 2015

Move Over Hillary? (Audio: Interview)

Dr. Merrill Matthews joins 660 AM-The Answer’s Mark Davis to discuss rumors of a possible Joe Biden jump into the 2016 presidential race -  and why that’s a brilliant prospect.



AUGUST 23, 2015

Oreos Moves To Mexico; Should We Boycott? (Audio: Interview)

Americans should be troubled when a company decides to invest overseas rather than domestically. The US should do a better job on free trade and competing internationally.  

AUGUST 21, 2015

Oreos And U.S. Global Competitiveness (Audio: Interview)

Tom Giovanetti joins KMED’s Bill Meyer on Oreo’s move to Mexico from Chicago, pointing out how onerous taxes, regulations and labor costs make the U.S. a prohibitively expensive place to invest for businesses.

AUGUST 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton's "No College Child Left Behind" Plan (Audio: Interview)

IPI's Merrill Matthews, Ph.D. discusses the changing landscape of college tuition prices and how Hillary Clinton's higher education reform plan would only exacerbate the existing problem. 

AUGUST 5, 2015

All Eyes on Sen. Chuck Schumer as Iran Deal Vote Closes In (Audio: Interview)

IPI's Merrill Matthews discusses with Jim Henry how as public opinion toward the Iran deal wanes and political ads ramp up, New York's Sen. Chuck Schumer could be the deciding vote. 

AUGUST 5, 2015

Merrill Matthews: My Wife Just Lost Her Obamacare Coverage (Audio: Interview)

IPI's Merrill Matthews, Ph.D. discusses on the Bill Meyer Show how Obamacare's harsh realities have impacted him personally, as his wife becomes one of the 367,000 Texans who are having their health insurance coverage eliminated because the insurer lost $400 million on that group in 2014.

AUGUST 4, 2015

Nearly 400,000 Texans Are Losing Their Obamacare Coverage (Audio: Interview)

Another Obamacare casualty. Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses on the Lars Larson Show how his wife is one of 367,000 Texans having their Obamacare coverage cancelled  by Blue Cross Blue Shield. And as premiums rise, cancellations will continue and doctor networks get even narrower.

JULY 22, 2015

Will An Iran Deal Cause Jewish Voters To Break with Democrats? (Audio: Interview)

Merrill Matthews joins WINA's Rob Schilling to discuss the history of modern Jewish voting trends and speculates how Jewish voters may break from typical support patterns pending a nuclear deal with Iran. 




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