This Week on America’s Business

By November 3, 2006General

Americas Business with Mike HambrickThis week on “America’s Business,” OMB Director Rob Portman discusses the strength of the U.S. economy with host Mike Hambrick, noting the negative slant common to mainstream media coverage. They talk about the elections, as well.

Also in anticipation of Tuesday’s vote, Mike converses with Linda Schade of TrueVoteMD about electronic voting machines. And Terri Voss of Vermeer Manufacturing in Pella, Iowa, discusses Vermeer’s efforts to encourage employees to vote. Journalists Bob Beneson of Congressional Quarterly and David Bauman of National Journal follow with coverage of the tight congressional races.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Tex., talks about his voting record, which earned him a Manufacturing Legislative Excellence award from the NAM. And Mike and he talk Texan.

Renee Giachino of the American Justice Partnership pitches in with the tort reform hero and goat awards for the week.

Our regular features include “Factory Floor,” “Soapbox,” Hank Cox’s “The Way it Was,” and NAM President John Engler’s “The Last Word.”

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