Notwithstanding President Trump’s tariffs, America’s trade deficit hit a record level last year.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for the Democratic nomination for President on a platform primarily focused on climate change. Whether that helps distinguish him from a growing field of candidates remains to be seen.
If all goes well, the bill to avert another shutdown should become law today.
The self-appointed Acting President of Venezuela has said he doesn’t rule out the idea of American intervention in his country, but we should rule it out immediately.
Despite the President’s claims, the American steel industry isn’t doing well at all.
The House GOP has moved to rebuke Iowa Congressman for his racist remarks. What took them so long?
Federal employees deemed “essential” missed a paycheck yesterday in violation of US labor law.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts is the second Republican to announce his retirement, but his seat should remain safely red.
The longer the shutdown goes on, the wider its impact is likely to become.
Democrats have unveiled what appears as if it will be their first effort to end the shutdown, but there are already signs Republicans will reject it.
There was no progress on resolving the government shutdown today, and little hope that anything will happen before late next week.
The government entered its third shutdown of the year with little sign of an immediate resolution.
The economy is in good shape for the moment but there are storm clouds on the horizon.
In the end, the race between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy was not even close.
Even as its leader continues to deny the reality of Global Climate Change, the Trump Administration has released an utterly devastating report on the impact of such change over the course of the coming decades.
Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has made several mistakes since Election Day, but she’s likely to win tomorrow’s runoff election.
With the recounts over we can officially say that Rick Scott will be the next Senator from Florida.
The Governor’s race in Florida is over, and the Senate race isn’t far behind.
Florida has begun the recount process in both the Senate and Governor’s races. Where it goes from here is anyone’s guess.
Florida voters approved an amendment to the state’s Constitution that will restore the voting rights of as many as 1.2 million ex-felons and make it easier for future released felons to get their civil rights back.
Congressman Steve King’s anti-immigrant, xenophobic rhetoric hasn’t bothered his constituents for twenty years, but he suddenly finds himself the focus of controversy and possibly vulnerable. It couldn’t happen to a more well-deserving guy.
A Senate race in Mississippi could end up being the deciding factor in the battle for control of the Senate.
President Trump’s trade war with China is leading car manufacturers to shift production from the U.S. to China.
The economy appears to have grown strongly in the third quarter, but concerns about long-term growth remain.
For a number of reasons, we may not know the outcome of the midterm elections on Election Night.
After nearly a year, Trump’s trade policies are having their inevitable negative impact inside the United States.
Thanks to a last-minute agreement, the United States and Canada reached an agreement for a revised version of NAFTA. It’s a got a new name, but it’s basically NAFTA 2.0.
As expected, President Trump announced a new round of tariffs against Chinese goods yesterday, and China quickly retaliated.
President Trump is set to expand his ill-advised, economically ignorant, trade war with China.
Florida voters in the Republican and Democratic parties have set up a Gubernatorial race that provides a stark choice on the table for Sunshine State voters in a race that will likely have national implications moving forward.
President Trump’s much-hyped replacement for NAFTA doesn’t really amount to much and won’t amount to anything unless he can get Canada, and the U.S. Congress, on board.
President Trump appears to be ready to expand his ignorant, counterproductive trade war with China.
The recent report of 4.1% GDP growth over the previous quarter is indeed welcome news. However, taking a look at the data both recent and in the past and there are some reasons to be concerned about GDP growth in general.
Trump’s trade war will claw back 25% of the growth in GDP, slightly more than 20% of the wage growth and more than wipe out all the jobs his tax cuts would provide.
President Trump and the President of the European Commission announced an agreement late yesterday on trade issues, but it’s long on promises and short on results.
If President Trump’s trade war continues, it could have a serious impact on the political fortunes of President Trump and his party.
Donald Trump’s trade war continues to have negative consequences for American consumers and businesses.
President Trump once said that “trade wars are good and easy to win.” It’s only been three months since he started this war and we’re already finding out just how wrong he is about that.
The Administration is going to unveil a plan for a major reorganization of government agencies today.
As he headed to the G-7 Summit, President Trump threw our ostensible allies another curve.
President Trump is setting off another trade war, this time with some of America’s closest and most important allies.
The Federal Reserve sees the economy staying relatively the same for the foreseeable future, which is both a good and bad thing.
Trump’s tariff plan isn’t going over well in farm country, and that could cause problems for the GOP in November.
President Trump is continuing his dangerous and misguided trade war rhetoric,
Mississippi’s Governor has chosen a replacement for Thad Cochran, but the White House isn’t too happy about the pick.