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Mortal Again: Christie Blocked at VIP Entrance to Newark Airport

Mortal Again: Christie Blocked at VIP Entrance to Newark Airport

The two-term Republican was directed to stand in TSA screening lines at Terminal B like anyone else, according to a person familiar with the incident.
Mexico's Gutierrez Sees 'Common Ground' on Nafta Negotiations

Mexico's Gutierrez Sees 'Common Ground' on Nafta Negotiations

Mexican Ambassador to the United States Geronimo Gutierrez discusses Nafta negotiations and a border wall on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Cuomo Proposes Ending Carried Interest Loophole for Hedge Funds

Cuomo Proposes Ending Carried Interest Loophole for Hedge Funds

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans Thursday to target a tax break for investment fund managers in his state.
U.S. Withholding Added $45 Million in Palestinian Aid, Sources Say

U.S. Withholding Added $45 Million in Palestinian Aid, Sources Say

The U.S. State Department is reneging on a pledge to contribute $45 million in food aid, health services and other relief it promised to deliver to Palestinian refugees by early January, according to
GOP Split Over Spending With Little Help From Trump

GOP Split Over Spending With Little Help From Trump

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on the fight on Capitol Hill over a temporary government funding plan on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
New President Plans Zimbabwe Revival by Restoring Economy, Democracy

New President Plans Zimbabwe Revival by Restoring Economy, Democracy

Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has a plan to revive one of the world’s worst-performing economies and end its isolation: pay compensation to white farmers whose land was confiscated,
Mueller’s Probe Won’t Shut Down Even If Much of the Government Does

Mueller’s Probe Won’t Shut Down Even If Much of the Government Does

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is one federal official who doesn’t have to worry about a threatened government shutdown.
California AG Becerra on Net Neutrality Fight, DACA

California AG Becerra on Net Neutrality Fight, DACA

Attorney General of California Xavier Becerra discusses the legal battle over net neutrality and DACA on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
CFPB Signals Shift by Dropping Payday Lender Lawsuit

CFPB Signals Shift by Dropping Payday Lender Lawsuit

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is dropping a lawsuit against a group of payday lenders associated with an American Indian tribe in a sign the regulator is changing direction under Mick
Nigeria Moves Closer to Energy Overhaul With New Oil Bill

Nigeria Moves Closer to Energy Overhaul With New Oil Bill

Nigeria’s House of Representatives passed a bill governing the country’s energy sector after the Senate did so in May, taking Africa’s top oil producer one step closer to a much-awaited overhaul of
Congress Votes to Extend Warrantless-Spying Program Through 2023

Congress Votes to Extend Warrantless-Spying Program Through 2023

The Senate voted Thursday to reauthorize the government’s warrantless-spying program through 2023, overcoming bipartisan opposition over concern for Americans’ privacy rights.
House Panel Backs Bill to Scrap Floating Prices for Money Funds

House Panel Backs Bill to Scrap Floating Prices for Money Funds

The House Financial Services Committee has advanced a bill that would eliminate some of the strictures placed on the $2.8 trillion money market mutual fund industry in the wake of the financial
Saudi Arabia Claims No Evidence It Aided 9/11 Plot

Saudi Arabia Claims No Evidence It Aided 9/11 Plot

Saudi Arabia asked a U.S. judge to throw out lawsuits claiming it helped al-Qaeda carry out the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, arguing the victims haven’t provided any evidence to back their cases.
Trump Says Democrats Will Be to Blame If Government Shuts Down

Trump Says Democrats Will Be to Blame If Government Shuts Down

President Donald Trump said Democrats would be to blame if an impasse over a fiscal 2018 spending bill leads to a government shutdown as soon as Friday.
Approval of U.S. Leadership Under Trump Tumbles Globally in Poll

Approval of U.S. Leadership Under Trump Tumbles Globally in Poll

An annual Gallup poll of international support for U.S. leadership, conducted after President Donald Trump’s election and published Thursday, shows a sharp fall in approval since 2016.
Illinois Governor to Air Ad of Rival, Blagojevich on Wiretap

Illinois Governor to Air Ad of Rival, Blagojevich on Wiretap

Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner will air campaign ads featuring 11 minutes of conversations between a top Democratic rival and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich captured on FBI wiretaps.
Edmund Phelps Says Tax Reform Has a Big Minus

Edmund Phelps Says Tax Reform Has a Big Minus

Columbia University's Edmund Phelps, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, discusses tax reform. He speaks exclusively with Bloomberg TV's Flavia Rotondi, after receiving a honorary degree at Luiss
Hungary Unveils ‘Stop Soros’ Plan as Orban Eyes Re-Election

Hungary Unveils ‘Stop Soros’ Plan as Orban Eyes Re-Election

Hungary’s government escalates Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s pre-election campaign against billionaire philanthropist George Soros.
Ryan Urges Bid to Move People ‘From Welfare to Work’ This Year

Ryan Urges Bid to Move People ‘From Welfare to Work’ This Year

House Speaker Paul Ryan said lawmakers should take steps this year to move people "from welfare to work.”
Colony Capital's Barrack Says Trump Is Not Racist

Colony Capital's Barrack Says Trump Is Not Racist

Colony NorthStar Executive Chairman Tom Barrack discusses the internal struggles at the White House and the President's methods. He speaks with Bloomberg's Alix Steel and David Westin on "Bloomberg