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New York Corporate Leaders Create PAC to Boost Clout in Washington

New York Corporate Leaders Create PAC to Boost Clout in Washington

The Partnership for New York City, a civic group of more than 300 corporate chief executives, created a federal political-action committee to push for projects and legislation considered crucial to
If You Want to Change the World, You Need the Kids

If You Want to Change the World, You Need the Kids

Bill Drayton is fostering the “skill that society is desperate for” by raising a generation of supersocial entrepreneurs.
Greek Debt Won't Be Repaid, Former Finance Minister Says

Greek Debt Won't Be Repaid, Former Finance Minister Says

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis discusses the launch of his new political party, and the repayment of Greek debt to the EU. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Mark Barton on
Pence Demands That Venezuela Suspend ‘So-Called’ Elections

Pence Demands That Venezuela Suspend ‘So-Called’ Elections

Vice President Mike Pence called on Venezuela to suspend its presidential election later this month because of corruption concerns, declaring that the results would be fraudulent.
Trump Aide ‘Confident’ CIA Nominee Will Be Confirmed

Trump Aide ‘Confident’ CIA Nominee Will Be Confirmed

Donald Trump’s legislative liaison Marc Short said Monday he is “confident” the Senate will confirm the president’s nominee to lead the CIA despite her oversight of a facility where a U.S. captive was
Park `Dangerous' Old Ford Pickups Until Recalls Done, U.S. Says

Park `Dangerous' Old Ford Pickups Until Recalls Done, U.S. Says

U.S. auto safety regulators again warned drivers that certain older pickups made by Ford Motor Co. should be parked until they replace dangerous air bags that can explode in a crash.
Trump Asks West Virginia Republicans Not to Vote for Blankenship

Trump Asks West Virginia Republicans Not to Vote for Blankenship

President Donald Trump implored Republicans in West Virginia not to vote for Donald Blankenship in that state’s Republican primary on Tuesday, saying the candidate -- a coal executive who served
Italy’s Center-Right, Five Star Boost Chances of New Elections Soon

Italy’s Center-Right, Five Star Boost Chances of New Elections Soon

Italy’s two biggest political forces rejected the idea of a government of technocrats in talks with President Sergio Mattarella, increasing the chances of new elections as early as July to overcome a
California’s Governor Race Has Bond Investors Worried

California’s Governor Race Has Bond Investors Worried

Saying goodbye to Jerry Brown is tough for the bond market. A progressive with a frugal bent, the Democratic governor won fans on Wall Street. As analyst Ben Woo put it, “He is the one who saved
Italy's Five Star Offers Pact That Could End Political Deadlock

Italy's Five Star Offers Pact That Could End Political Deadlock

Judy Dempsey, senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, and Luke Hickmore, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discuss a potential end to political deadlock in Italy. They speak on
Giuliani Taking Activist Approach for Trump

Giuliani Taking Activist Approach for Trump

Bloomberg's Marty Schenker reports on Rudy Giuliani's legal strategy for Donald Trump, and the upcoming midterm elections. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Women Set to Storm November Midterms

Women Set to Storm November Midterms

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Chad's Deby Pledges to Fight Graft at Launch of ‘New Republic'

Chad President Idriss Deby said he’ll rebuild the cash-strapped central African nation by focusing on fighting corruption and making his administration more efficient, following the approval of a new

Kenya's Odinga Says Reviving Post of Premier May Ease Divisions

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to push for constitutional reforms to re-introduce the role of prime minister and further decentralize power, steps he said would help resolve divisions
Berlusconi Clashes With Partners Over Latest Plan for Italy Coalition

Berlusconi Clashes With Partners Over Latest Plan for Italy Coalition

Matteo Salvini, head of a center-right alliance, has clashed with his partner Silvio Berlusconi over an offer of a populist-led government as Italy’s president held one more round of talks with party
Record Numbers of Women Running for Office May Not Mean Big Gains in Congress

Record Numbers of Women Running for Office May Not Mean Big Gains in Congress

A record number of women are running, but it's nowhere near the number of men
A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

As many as 77 are expected to run, in almost all of the 36 states with a race this year, more than double the record set in 1994. Nearly two-thirds are Democrats.
In the Year of the Woman, These Are the Races to Watch

In the Year of the Woman, These Are the Races to Watch

From Democrat Kyrsten Sinema's bid for Jeff Flake's Senate seat to Republican Barbara Comstock's toughest challenge ever as the GOP tries to hang on to the House.
U.K., Israel Make Final Pitches as Trump Considers Exiting Iran Deal

U.K., Israel Make Final Pitches as Trump Considers Exiting Iran Deal

U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is in Washington this week to make a last-ditch argument to persuade President Donald Trump to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, arguing the agreement is flawed but
A Nafta Deal in May? All Sides to Try, But It Won't Be Easy

A Nafta Deal in May? All Sides to Try, But It Won't Be Easy

Cabinet-level negotiators from the three Nafta nations are meeting again in Washington this week to attempt a breakthrough on the trade deal. It won’t be easy.