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Trump Health Nominee Embraces Obamacare Programs the Last Guy Ended

Trump Health Nominee Embraces Obamacare Programs the Last Guy Ended

President Donald Trump’s nominee to oversee Medicare says he’s a fan of paying doctors and hospitals in new, potentially more efficient ways through experimental payment programs set up under
Libby Cantrill Says Tax Plan May Have Unintended Effects

Libby Cantrill Says Tax Plan May Have Unintended Effects

Libby Cantrill, Pimco's head of public policy, discusses how investors are reacting to the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Walmart Pulls ‘Rope. Tree. Journalist.’ Shirt From Site

Walmart Pulls ‘Rope. Tree. Journalist.’ Shirt From Site

Walmart has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
U.S. Debt Authority Won't Lapse Until March or April, CBO Says

U.S. Debt Authority Won't Lapse Until March or April, CBO Says

The U.S. Treasury will likely hit the federal debt limit by late March or early April of next year if Congress doesn’t act to raise the debt ceiling, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said
Trump Might Replace Tillerson With CIA's Pompeo

Trump Might Replace Tillerson With CIA's Pompeo

The White House is weighing a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, three administration officials said, amid frustration with the top diplomat’s slow pace of

Trump Expected to Shrink Two Utah Monuments by Two-Thirds

Newly leaked documents show President Donald Trump will announce plans to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds.
Angola Plans to Open Up Telecoms Industry to Foreign Bidders

Angola Plans to Open Up Telecoms Industry to Foreign Bidders

Angola plans to sell a minority stake in a state-owned telecommunications provider and hold an auction for a fourth industry operator as new President Joao Lourenco shakes up the business environment
Manafort Agrees to Post $11.7 Million in Property in Bail Deal

Manafort Agrees to Post $11.7 Million in Property in Bail Deal

Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman to Donald Trump accused of money laundering, reached a new bail agreement with prosecutors in which he would forfeit four properties worth $11.7 million if
Pelosi Calls on Conyers to Resign Amid Harassment Claims

Pelosi Calls on Conyers to Resign Amid Harassment Claims

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi calls on Representative John Conyers to resign amid allegations that he sexually harassed members of his staff. (Source: Bloomberg)
Fact Check: Scarborough Staffer’s Death Not a ‘Mystery’

Fact Check: Scarborough Staffer’s Death Not a ‘Mystery’

President Donald Trump asked via Twitter if NBC would fire Joe Scarborough based on an “unsolved mystery” years ago in Florida.
U.S. Rebukes China for Backing Off Market Embrace

U.S. Rebukes China for Backing Off Market Embrace

A member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army stands guard outside the Great Hall of the People ahead of the closing session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in
House Plans Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

House Plans Two-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

House Republican leaders plan to seek a two-week spending bill to fund the government until Dec. 22 and avoid a shutdown next week, two senior House GOP aides said Thursday.
GOP Grapples With Trigger Provision in Tax Bill

GOP Grapples With Trigger Provision in Tax Bill

Senate Republicans are looking to approve their tax-overhaul legislation as soon as Thursday night -- but wrangling continues over whether to include a trigger for tax increases if economic growth
Rep. Black Wants Certainty With Tax Reform

Rep. Black Wants Certainty With Tax Reform

Rep. Diane Black, chairman of the House Budget Committee and a Republican from Tennessee, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg
U.S. Government Should Negotiate Drug Prices, Adviser Group Says

U.S. Government Should Negotiate Drug Prices, Adviser Group Says

The U.S. government should use its heft to negotiate lower prescription drug prices, according to a group of independent experts who advise the nation on science and medicine.
Texas Republican Joe Barton to Retire After Nude Photo Circulates

Texas Republican Joe Barton to Retire After Nude Photo Circulates

Republican Representative Joe Barton, Texas’ most senior member of Congress, announced he won’t seek re-election.
Sen. John McCain Says He Will Support Senate Tax Bill

Sen. John McCain Says He Will Support Senate Tax Bill

Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, released a statement Thursday that he has decided to support the Senate tax bill. Bloomberg Businessweek's Megan Murphy reports on "Bloomberg Markets."

Senate GOP’s Tax ‘Trigger’ Draws Scorn From Economists

“It’s a bad idea,” said Mark Zandi, the chief economist at Moody’s Analytics.
Ryan Invites Trump to Deliver State of Union Address Jan. 30

Ryan Invites Trump to Deliver State of Union Address Jan. 30

House Speaker Paul Ryan has formally invited President Donald Trump to deliver his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 30.
Groucho Marx, Michael Flynn and a Sanctions Trial's Lighter Side

Groucho Marx, Michael Flynn and a Sanctions Trial's Lighter Side

A money-laundering trial that started in Manhattan this week could deal a serious blow to Turkish-U.S. relations. Little wonder, then, that lawyers are grasping for moments of levity.