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Jim Zarroli

Reporter, Business, New York

Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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Jay Sekulow, seen in 2015, is one of President Trump's attorneys and also leads two Christian conservative charities that have raised questions with watchdog groups. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Questions Raised About Charities Involving President Trump's Lawyer

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Russian businessman Aras Agalarov, left, Miss Universe Gabriela Isler and pageant owner Donald Trump at the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013. It was there that Trump — then the pageant's owner — spent several days hobnobbing with Russia's elite. Irina Bujor/AP hide caption

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At The 2013 Miss Universe Contest, Trump Met Some Of Russia's Rich And Powerful

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From left, Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady and Donald Trump look on as Russian singer Emin Agalarov speaks onstage with his father Aras Agalarov during a news conference after Brady won the Miss USA 2013 pageant on June 16, 2013, in Las Vegas. Jeff Bottari/AP hide caption

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Man Who Says He Connected Trump Jr. To Russian Lawyer Put Trump Sr. In A Music Video

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Commercial Real Estate Demand Softens, Investors Fret Trump Tax Cuts Won't Pass

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had resigned his position last August after his work for Ukrainian interests came under scrutiny. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Registers As A Foreign Agent

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The FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters is aging and obsolete, and officials want to replace it with a more modern structure in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Real Estate Firm With Ties To Trump May Build The New FBI Headquarters

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Back when commercial lenders were eager to do business with him, Donald Trump briefly operated an airline. In this 1989 picture, Trump attends a ribbon-cutting for the venture at Boston's Logan International Airport. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Trump May Have A Lot Of Money, But Documents Show He Owes A Lot, Too

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Trump's Financial Documents Reveal Hundreds Of Millions Owed To Lenders

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Trump's Financial Disclosure Forms Are Released

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Businessman Oleg Deripaska (left) greets Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to a factory in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region in September 2014. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP hide caption

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