Paul Ryan's Economic Policies: Political Capital

Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's economic and tax policies and his role if Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is elected. Bloomberg's Margaret Talev and Lisa Lerer discuss the political campaigns of President Barack Obama and Romney. Bloomberg's Gwen Ackerman talks about the likelihood of an Israeli military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. Bloomberg View columnist Ramesh Ponnuru and commentator Margaret Carlson discuss the debate over Medicare and vice president Joe Biden's remarks that Republican policies would put middle-income Americans "back in chains." (Source: Bloomberg)
ECB Decision: Will Draghi Up QE Program?
03:13 - Hermes Investment Group Chief Economist Neil Williams discusses today's upcoming ECB decision, an interest rate hike in the U.S. and how to stimulate the Chinese economy. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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