Budget hawks frustrated by 2020 politics in entitlement reform fight

Budget watchers are growing increasingly frustrated about the politicization of tackling cost-saving measures in entitlement programs, particularly Medicare. The growing divide between Democrats and Republicans was on full display this past week, when President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the […]

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Trump rejects Obama taking credit for strong economy

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press MORE on Monday accused former President Obama of “trying to take credit” for the strong economy. The president tweeted in response to Obama’s commemorating the 11th anniversary of the American […]

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Judge rules against Huawei's move to sue US government

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday struck down a lawsuit from Chinese tech giant Huawei, ruling that the company didn’t have any legal ground to sue the U.S. government. The telecommunications company had filed the lawsuit last year after Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which, among other things, prohibits federal agencies and contractors […]

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Kickstarter employees vote to unionize

Employees at crowdfunding company Kickstarter voted to unionize on Tuesday, becoming the first big-name technology company to do so. The staff members voted 47 to 36 to affiliate with the Office and Professional Employees International Union, which represents more than 100,000 white collar workers.  “We support and respect this decision, and we are proud of the […]

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China expels three Wall Street Journal reporters

China has expelled three U.S.-based journalists for The Wall Street Journal after its foreign ministry deemed an op-ed in the newspaper referred to the country with a “racist” headline. A statement obtained by multiple news outlets from China’s foreign ministry blamed the expulsions on an opinion piece written by Walter Russell Mead titled “China is the Real Sick […]

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Netanyahu trial set to begin March 17

Israel’s Judiciary Ministry announced Tuesday that Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin (Bibi) NetanyahuMORE‘s court case will start March 17. Netanyahu is the first sitting Israeli prime minister to be charged with a crime. The 70-year-old Likud party leader has been charged with bribery, breach of trust and fraud. He will stand trial before a three-judge panel. The start of […]

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GOP leader in Illinois statehouse slams Trump for commuting Blagojevich's sentence

Illinois House Republican leader Jim Durkin tore into President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE on Tuesday for granting clemency to the state’s disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), […]

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Beijing auto show delayed over coronavirus outbreak

The annual Beijing auto show has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, event organizers announced Tuesday.  The show was scheduled to start on April 21 and run through April 30. New dates have not been announced. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey It’s the latest event to be canceled or postponed as the virus, which originated in Wuhan, […]

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