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Top News/Talk Stories for Week of May 1-5

The negotiations between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and the Biden administration over spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling was the most-talked-about story in news/talk media this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the Fed’s raising of the benchmark interest rate, followed by the recent bank failures and Americans’ faith in the banking system at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed in news/talk media during the week and is the result of ongoing research from TALKERS magazine. It is published every Friday at See this week’s complete chart here.