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3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
On two-fronted tax-return fight, Trump wins California ruling, sues Manhattan D.A. Judge blocks new California law requiring candidates’ tax returnsPresident Donald Trump’s efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying “to harass” him by seeking the documents.    
10:10 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Joe Kennedy plans to challenge Edward Markey in 2020 Senate race Kennedy plans to formally announce his primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey on SaturdayKennedy plans to formally announce his primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey on Saturday.
5:46 a.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - Associated Press
California tests Andrew Yang’s idea of giving Americans cash each month Yang has a proposal to give Americans $1,000 in cash each month as ‘universal basic income’Yang has a proposal to give Americans $1,000 in cash each month as ‘universal basic income.’
7:06 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
GOP won’t give much help to Trump primary challengers The RNC has also given a nonbinding resolution stating its ‘undivided support for President Donald J. Trump and his effective presidency’The RNC has also given a nonbinding resolution stating its ‘undivided support for President Donald J. Trump and his effective presidency.’
6:45 a.m. Aug. 26, 2019 - By Ivan Martchev
Add a new risk — geopolitics — to the list of U.S. stock market worries Keep an eye on Argentina, Turkey and China Keep an eye on Argentina, Turkey and China.
1:50 p.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Democratic Party leaders reject calls for primary debate on climate crisis Chairman Tom Perez opposed to ‘single-issue’ debatesFrustrating boisterous climate activists, Democratic Party leaders declined on Thursday to call for a presidential primary debate focused on the climate crisis, but tinkered ever-so-slightly with restrictions on what kind of single-issue events their White House hopefuls can attend.
2:30 a.m. Aug. 14, 2019 - Barrons.com
100-Year Bonds Are Hot...Except Argentina’s Austria’s 100-year bond has rallied, returning 27% for the past month. Argentina’s bond has sold off, losing 37% in just one month.
4:46 a.m. Aug. 13, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Bonds meet these four criteria for being in a bubble Critical information for the U.S. trading dayGerman bunds hit a record high and a fund manager survey shows the most bullish conditions in over a decade. Is it too much?
2:47 a.m. Aug. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Podcast: A Wait-and-See Approach to Tilray 3 numbers to help you navigate the market—in just two minutes.
9:10 a.m. Aug. 8, 2019 - Associated Press
House Democrats hoard campaign cash in preemptive strike against the next AOC Some House Democrats are collecting cash to scare off progressive upstarts from challenging them in primariesSome House Democrats are collecting cash to scare off progressive upstarts from challenging them in primaries.
6:12 p.m. July 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Biden-Harris, Sanders-Warren highlight second round of Democratic debates Random draw spreads 20 candidates over two nights of debates July 30-31 The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump.
12:37 p.m. July 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Republican Mark Sanford mulls primary challenge against President Trump Sanford said he would take the next 30 days to decide on a run against Trump or possibly start a think tank devoted to fiscal conservatismSanford said he would take the next 30 days to decide on a run against Trump or possibly start a think tank devoted to fiscal conservatism.
6:39 a.m. July 11, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Immigration raids reportedly set to begin | GOP donor Miriam Adelson wants ‘Book of Trump’ in bible Pete Buttigieg takes aim at systemic racism, as Bernie Sanders unveils anti-endorsementsNationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented immigrant families have been scheduled to begin Sunday, according to a New York Times report. Meanwhile, Miriam Adelson has an idea for the Jewish Bible.
4:59 a.m. July 8, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Democrats can save their presidential-nomination process by giving voters real debates Let’s scrap the no-talent show, argues Brett ArendsScrap the no-talent show, writes Brett Arends.
7:37 a.m. June 27, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Maybe politicians should figure out how to stop colleges from scamming students Democrats’ bailout plans actually reward the cartelDemocrats’ bailout plans actually reward the cartel.
2:29 a.m. June 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Tuesday’s feisty Virginia primaries will be closely watched as barometer for 2020 State’s 2017 elections were early signal that a blue wave of opposition to Trump would shape the 2018 U.S. midtermsVirginia’s highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year.
2:00 a.m. May 14, 2019 - Barrons.com
Investors Are Already Betting on the 2020 Presidential Election The 2020 presidential election is still over a year away, but more than 40% of investors have already made changes to their portfolio or plan to do so in anticipation of the race, according to a recent survey.
6:58 a.m. May 9, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
George Clooney blasts climate-change deniers and anti-vaxxers, vows to back anybody who takes on TrumpGeorge Clooney took time away from his busy schedule as an Academy Award–winning actor, director and spirits entrepreneur to wade into the political fray during his visit to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday night.
6:06 a.m. April 19, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Trump said he couldn’t remember 36 times in response to special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions In written responses under oath, the president said his memory of crucial questions was hazyIn written responses under oath, the president said his memory of crucial questions was hazy.
4:10 p.m. April 15, 2019 - Associated Press
William Weld becomes first Republican to challenge Trump in 2020 Former Massachusetts governor ran on Libertarian ticket in 2016Weld, 73, said in announcing his candidacy that “it is time to return to the principles of Lincoln — equality, dignity and opportunity for all.”
12:53 p.m. April 9, 2019 - By Tyler Cowen
Crony capitalism? Big business is actually losing influence over government Counterintuitively, the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case is one reasonCounterintuitively, the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case is one reason, writes Tyler Cowen.
10:46 a.m. April 5, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Why Trump thinks Barbara Bush ‘was nasty’ to him: ‘Look what I did to her sons’ The president responded to an upcoming book that claims the late first lady said the Trump surname means ‘greed, selfishness and ugly’The president responded to an upcoming book that claims the late first lady said his name means ‘greed, selfishness and ugly.’
1:38 p.m. April 4, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Trump says he will nominate Herman Cain to Fed in move that provokes strong reaction Professor: ‘Hard to imagine’ two worse candidates than Moore and CainPresident Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate, to a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, a move surprising Capitol Hill and alarming Fed watchers.
8:57 a.m. April 2, 2019 - Associated Press
2020 Democrats are already visiting a lot of states Candidates are logging more miles in more states to try and build a grassroots campaignCandidates are logging more miles in more states to try and build a grassroots campaign.
9:33 a.m. March 27, 2019 - By Tim Rostan
Stacey Abrams won’t be Biden’s out-of-the-gate running mateOne does not run in the primaries for second place, says the former Georgia state lawmaker and rising star in the Democratic Party.
8:24 a.m. March 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Time is running out to replace outdated voting machines for the 2020 election Election officials in 31 states say they want to replace voting machines before the 2020 primariesElection officials in 31 states say they want to replace voting machines before the 2020 primaries.
10:12 a.m. Feb. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Democrats look to pick up three Trump-country governorships in 2019 There are elections in Kentucky, Mississippi, and LouisianaThere are elections in Kentucky, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
3:21 p.m. Feb. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
New election ordered after ballot tampering in North Carolina House race Republican Mark Harris drops his bid to be named winner, but denies knowing about ballot fraudNorth Carolina’s elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation’s last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate conceded his lead was tainted by evidence of ballot-tampering by political operatives working for him.
4:18 a.m. Feb. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential campaign Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020.
5:45 a.m. Feb. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump campaign launches effort to avoid primary challenge in 2020 President Trump is creating a multi-state initiative to prevent a GOP challengerPresident Trump is creating a multi-state initiative to prevent a GOP challenger.
8:40 a.m. Jan. 31, 2019 - By Greg Robb
Casting around for allies on the Fed, Trump reportedly weighs Herman Cain President meeting with multiple candidates, White House saysPresident Trump is considering Herman Cain, the former head of Godfather’s Pizza and presidential candidate, for a seat on the Federal Reserve board of governors, according to a report by Bloomberg on Thursday.
8:30 a.m. Dec. 17, 2018 - By Shawn Langlois
Incoming White House chief of staff in 2016: Trump is ‘a terrible human being’Donald Trump on Friday used words like “outstanding” and “great” when he announced via Twitter that Mick Mulvaney, the Office of Management and Budget director, will take over acting chief of staff after John Kelly leaves the position next month. Mulvaney once used different words to describe Trump:
5:16 a.m. Dec. 14, 2018 - By Chris Edelson
Trump’s transparency makes the actions to oppose him perfectly clear Trump’s wanna-be authoritarian act is stale, tired, and often painfully juvenile — but it is also deadly seriousTrump’s wanna-be authoritarian act is stale, tired, and often painfully juvenile — but it is also deadly serious, writes Chris Edelson.
10:05 a.m. Nov. 21, 2018 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Yes, women will achieve full equality in Congress — about the time they’ll ride jet packs to Capitol Hill This one chart shows the U.S. is still 100 years away from gender equality in CongressThe U.S. is still at least three generations away from gender balance on Capitol Hill if these trends don’t change.
10:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2018 - By Jacob Passy
Midterms put the brakes on Republicans’ health-care agenda — so what’s next? The GOP dream to repeal and replace Obamacare is now deferredThe GOP dream to repeal and replace Obamacare is now deferred.
6:17 a.m. Nov. 7, 2018 - By Kari Paul
How the midterms made history: Numerous firsts emerge from Election Night results U.S. elects its first Muslim congresswomen and its first gay governor The U.S. will get its first Muslim congresswomen and its first gay governor.
7:27 a.m. Nov. 6, 2018 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump has dominated every conversation but one — the midterm campaign Democrats use unpopular tax cut against opponentsAmericans have heard plenty of arguments about health care, taxes and immigration this campaign season, but less about President Donald Trump as Election Day has gotten closer. It’s issues like preexisting medical conditions that are animating the pitches of congressional candidates and their supporters more than the controversial president himself.
10:44 a.m. Oct. 17, 2018 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump Today: President seeks spending cuts as deficit widens ‘We’ll call it the nickel plan,’ Trump says of cut proposal President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s asking his cabinet secretaries to trim their budgets, as he called immigration a great issue for the midterm elections and slammed Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke.
10:44 a.m. Oct. 9, 2018 - By Robert Schroeder
Nikki Haley says she’s stepping down as U.S. ambassador to United Nations as she praises Trump’s family Former governor tells reporters she’s not running for office in 2020President Donald Trump accepted the resignation of his United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday, saying she will leave the administration at the end of the year.
5:54 a.m. Oct. 2, 2018 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump inspires less trust than Putin, Xi, says study | U.S. considered ban on student visas for Chinese citizens ‘Blue wave’ midterm signs build President Donald Trump inspires less trust around the world than many other international leaders, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping, according to a new global survey.
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