In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, The Lever’s staff discuss the Democratic party’s favorite constituents: the Private Equity and Pharmaceutical industries. This segment begins at 3:16.

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  • Matthew Cunningham-Cook and Julia Rock interview economist Jason Furman, who was one of the top economic advisers for President Obama and one of the biggest proponents of The Federal Reserve’s controversial interest rate hikes. This segment begins at 48:41.

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