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Federal deficit hits $666 billion

The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a...

Trump an ‘erratic’ trading partner

President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals...

Washington: Worst of the worst

All too often, those we send to Washington as Presidents and members of Congress talk about being "the best of the best." "I will drain...

Trump’s goal: Create chaos

Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor’s signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc. Trump’s back-to-back body blows...

Republicans & the Iran mess

Republicans demanded a major say on the Iran nuclear agreement two years ago and never got it from Democrat Barack Obama. Now that President...

Trump asks Democrats for healthcare help

President Donald Trump is reaching out to Democrats to see if they “want to do a great HealthCare Bill” after Republicans have failed so...

GOP stays quiet as Dems talk gun safety

Democrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears...

Facebook gives Congress Russian ads

Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016...

What next for healthcare?

Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans’ stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law. But what’s next — more partisan conflict, or...

SEC chair faces data hack questions

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday, after the...