Every member of Congress files an annual disclosure form each year, detailing personal finances. The information is meant to shine a light on any potential conflicts of interest, but also provides a peek into the wealth of lawmakers. KRCC’s Jennifer Yachnin reports that Colorado’s delegation, like most members of Congress, tends to be much […]

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It’s no secret that the economy is in pretty bad shape. This month, we’re talking with people across the spectrum to see how they’re faring, what kind of ideas are making an impact, and how even art can grow in uncertain financial times.

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At first glance, the list of organizations reads like an activities roster for over-achieving high school students – groups for those with interests in French, the Air Force and youth sports. But these aren’t after-school clubs, they’re some of the more than 300 congressional caucuses, lawmaker-only organizations dedicated to promoting to niche issues, from […]

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May 5, 2016 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the most influential modern big band, played on Monday nights at the Village Vanguard in New York. For its 50th anniversary, its successor performs a salute.
 

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