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How this week’s ‘political thriller’ will affect the economy

The Australian's US correspondent gives Your Money the lowdown from the ground in Washington, DC.

Domestic political elections in most countries do not attract the world’s attention. But the United States is not most countries.

This week Americans voted in mid-term elections (so-called because they occur halfway through a President’s four-year term) which have changed the make-up of the federal Congress.

Your Money chief business reporter Leo Shanahan spoke to The Australian US correspondent Cameron Stewart about the major events of the week and the implications for the Trump presidency, global economy and financial markets.

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