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Meet the Candidate Running to Unseat GOP Rep. Dave Brat

Meet the Candidate Running to Unseat GOP Rep. Dave Brat

Abigail Spanberger, the Democrat running to unseat Rep. Dave Brat, discusses her top campaign issues with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Rep. Brat Says GOP Producing Results While Democrats Resist

Rep. Brat Says GOP Producing Results While Democrats Resist

Rep. Dave Brat, a Virginia Republican, discusses the GOP's message on the economy with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

The economy is robust, consumers are spending and Republicans are still increasingly at risk of losing their grip on Congress.
Pentagon’s ‘Do Not Buy’ List Targets Russian, Chinese Software

Pentagon’s ‘Do Not Buy’ List Targets Russian, Chinese Software

The Pentagon has an expanding “do-not-buy” software list to eliminate equipment of Russian and Chinese origin, according to Ellen Lord, the Defense Department’s acquisitions chief.
Chile’s President Washes His Hands of Blame for Nation’s Credit Downgrade

Chile’s President Washes His Hands of Blame for Nation’s Credit Downgrade

President Sebastian Pinera wanted to make one thing perfectly clear about Moody’s Investors Service’s decision to downgrade Chile’s credit rating: It’s not my fault.
Head of U.S. Treasury’s Markets Room to Leave in August, Sources Say

Head of U.S. Treasury’s Markets Room to Leave in August, Sources Say

The head of the U.S. Treasury Department’s nerve center for monitoring markets is stepping down, two people familiar with the matter said.
Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

With Donald Trump’s former lawyer turning on him and reports that prosecutors want to speak with his financial chief, federal investigators appear to be delving increasingly into the president’s
Trump Supporters Can Proceed With Lawsuit Over San Jose Violence

Trump Supporters Can Proceed With Lawsuit Over San Jose Violence

Supporters of Donald Trump attacked during a presidential campaign rally in 2016 won a ruling allowing them to proceed with a lawsuit against the city of San Jose, California, over claims that police
Chicago, Illinois AG Agree on Court-Monitored Police Reforms

Chicago, Illinois AG Agree on Court-Monitored Police Reforms

Chicago (AP) -- Chicago and state officials released a plan Friday to carry out far-reaching police reforms under federal court supervision more than a year after a U.S. Justice Department
Sen. Scott on Opportunity Zones, Trade

Sen. Scott on Opportunity Zones, Trade

Senator Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican, discusses the creation of opportunity zones to spur development in distressed communities, and the Trump administration's trade policies. He speaks with
Judge Blocks U.S. Withholding of Funds From Sanctuary Cities

Judge Blocks U.S. Withholding of Funds From Sanctuary Cities

For the second time, a federal judge in Chicago rejected a U.S. Justice Department plan to withhold law enforcement grants from so-called sanctuary cities and said his ruling applied nationwide.
Safety Claims in Trump's Auto Efficiency Rollback Draw Skeptics

Safety Claims in Trump's Auto Efficiency Rollback Draw Skeptics

The Trump administration intends to brand its rollback of Obama-era fuel economy requirements as a life saver, literally -- even labeling it the “Safer and Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicles Rule.”
Democrats Seize on Harley Plant Closing in Trump Attack

Democrats Seize on Harley Plant Closing in Trump Attack

Harley-Davidson Inc. may go from a darling of Donald Trump to a potential political liability during the midterm elections this fall.
Trump’s Economic ‘Miracle’ May Have Already Peaked

Trump’s Economic ‘Miracle’ May Have Already Peaked

In declaring that the U.S. economy has entered a new era of faster growth, President Donald Trump is dismissing signals from financial markets and the outlook of economists from Wall Street to the
Slovenian Parliament Gives Parties More Time to Form Government

Slovenian Parliament Gives Parties More Time to Form Government

Slovenian lawmakers gave political parties another two weeks to form a ruling coalition after the winner of June elections failed to muster a majority from the record nine parties that made it into
Slovak Far-Right Party Leader Indicted for Promoting Nazism

Slovak Far-Right Party Leader Indicted for Promoting Nazism

Slovak prosecutors indicted far-right leader Marian Kotleba for promoting racism and Nazi ideology, as the European Union member state witnesses a surge in populist, anti-immigrant political forces.
White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

The White House expects to host Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington for a summit with Donald Trump next year, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday, hours after the Russian leader said
Avenatti Represents Three More Women Claiming Trump Hush Deals

Avenatti Represents Three More Women Claiming Trump Hush Deals

President Donald Trump had relationships with three more women who were paid "hush money" before the election, including one who says he got her pregnant, according to their attorney, Michael
Trump Denies Claim He Knew in Advance of Meeting With Russians

Trump Denies Claim He Knew in Advance of Meeting With Russians

Donald Trump denied a reported assertion by his former personal attorney Michael Cohen that the president knew beforehand about a 2016 meeting between his son Donald Jr. and Russians promising dirt on
Trump's Threat of Turkey Sanctions Piles More Pressure Onto NATO

Trump's Threat of Turkey Sanctions Piles More Pressure Onto NATO

Donald Trump’s threat to sanction Turkey for detaining an American pastor risks pushing the relationship between two key NATO members to its breaking point.
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