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Fed Chairman Powell deserves our pity, not Trump’s scorn

Fed Chairman Powell deserves our pity, not Trump’s scorn

One has to pity Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. If there is one person who will undeservedly be publicly dragged over the coals by President Trump for the bursting of ...

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FBI hits GOP chairman over push to clear sensitive transcripts by Christmas Eve

FBI hits GOP chairman over push to clear sensitive transcripts by Christmas Eve

The deputy FBI director indicated Friday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) that he’d made an unrealistic request in asking the bureau to review and redact sensitive ...

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Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

President Donald Trump has at least twice in the past few weeks vented to his acting attorney general, angered by federal prosecutors who referenced the President’s actions in crimes his ...

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The middle class in America is under siege

The middle class in America is under siege

In April, 2007, I pitched a story to my editors  about “income inequality in America.” The New York Times recently had written a story about inequality being worse than at any time ...

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Supreme Court refuses to restore Trump’s temporary asylum restrictions

Supreme Court refuses to restore Trump’s temporary asylum restrictions

The Supreme Court on Friday refused a request from the Trump administration to restore newly implemented restrictions that would prevent some migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally from applying ...

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Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

Trump lashed out at Whitaker after explosive Cohen revelations

President Donald Trump has at least twice in the past few weeks vented to his acting attorney general, angered by federal prosecutors who referenced the President’s actions in crimes his ...

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World turns away from US dollar

World turns away from US dollar

The reserve currency position of the Russian ruble is strengthening as countries turn away from the dollar due to US financial restrictions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during ...

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America’s middle class is shrinking

America’s middle class is shrinking

Over the past four decades, the American middle class has been shrinking relative to upper- and lower-income groups, both of which represent bigger shares of the population than at any time since ...

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The US government was to begin a partial shutdown

The US government was to begin a partial shutdown

The US government was to begin a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed to approve $5 billion that President Donald Trump ...

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Trump has discussed firing Fed chief after latest interest rate hike

Trump has discussed firing Fed chief after latest interest rate hike

President Trump  has discussed firing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell after the central bank announced this week that it would raise interest rates, Bloomberg reports. The Fed’s policymaking arm, the ...

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