Levin on North Korea, China: Political Capital

April 12 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, a Michigan Democrat, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about China's shortcomings in handling North Korea's nuclear threats, President Barack Obama's budget proposal and U.S. drone policy. Bloomberg's Hans Nichols and Heidi Przybyla discuss Obama's budget, immigration and gun rules. Bloomberg's Jeanne Cummings reports on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's taped conversation about actress Ashley Judd. Commentators Ramesh Ponnuru and Margaret Carlson talk about the legacy of former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Political Capital With Al Hunt." (Source: Bloomberg)
Fed's Lacker: It's Time to End Era of Zero Rates
20:01 - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks about the timing of the central bank's rate increase. Speaking in Richmond, Lacker said it’s time for the Fed to end the era of record-low interest rates, now that the effects of winter weather and declining energy prices have passed. (Source: Bloomberg)
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