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Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

The Senate tax bill is headed for a marathon debate this week with the aim to hold a floor vote as early as Thursday.
Monday at CFPB: Doughnuts and Two Bureaucrats Claiming They’re in Charge

Monday at CFPB: Doughnuts and Two Bureaucrats Claiming They’re in Charge

The next act in the drama playing out over who runs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau began Monday as dueling chiefs both asserted they were in charge.
Ryan Dismisses Deficit Concerns to Chase a Political Win on Taxes

Ryan Dismisses Deficit Concerns to Chase a Political Win on Taxes

The tax bill would add at least $1 trillion to budget deficits over the next decade, according to independent tax analysts.
Patent ‘Death Squad’ Pitting Tech and Pharma Heads to Supreme Court

Patent ‘Death Squad’ Pitting Tech and Pharma Heads to Supreme Court

Tech companies like Google and Apple Inc. cheered in 2011 when Congress created a review system for deciding whether the federal agency that issues patents is getting it wrong.
Powell Is About to Show Whether He's Change Agent or Yellen 2.0

Powell Is About to Show Whether He's Change Agent or Yellen 2.0

Jerome Powell faces a tricky test at his confirmation hearing this week, with Republican and Democratic senators likely demanding conflicting pledges over how President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the
What to Watch for This Week in Washington

What to Watch for This Week in Washington

Republican lawmakers are scrambling to lock up the votes needed to finalize the tax bill that could make it to President Trump's desk by the end of the year. Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on
OPEC’s Clash With U.S. Oil Is Nearing Its Day of Reckoning

OPEC’s Clash With U.S. Oil Is Nearing Its Day of Reckoning

The clash between OPEC and America’s oil industry is reaching a day of reckoning.
Namibian Ruling Party Elects Geingob as Leader Before 2019 Vote

Namibian Ruling Party Elects Geingob as Leader Before 2019 Vote

Namibian President Hage Geingob was elected leader of the southwestern African nation’s ruling party, positioning him to seek a second term in 2019 elections.
Brexit Bulletin: Final Offer?

Brexit Bulletin: Final Offer?

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Mugabe Quit Over Fear of Being Zimbabwe’s Qaddafi

Mugabe Quit Over Fear of Being Zimbabwe’s Qaddafi

An emotional Robert Mugabe finally agreed to end his 37-rule in Zimbabwe when army generals who’d seized power told him they wouldn’t prevent protesters from storming his home unless he relented,
Russia Suggests North Korea Taking Step Toward Denuclearization

Russia Suggests North Korea Taking Step Toward Denuclearization

Russia’s deputy foreign minister said North Korea’s current pause in provocations indicates a step toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
The Latest on the Pope’s Visit to Myanmar

The Latest on the Pope’s Visit to Myanmar

Pope Francis has met with Myanmar's powerful military chief and spoken about the "great responsibility" that authorities have in Myanmar's transition.
Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Paving Way for Candidacy

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Paving Way for Candidacy

Mexico Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade resigned on Monday, stoking speculation that he will become the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party’s candidate for president in 2018 elections.
Putin Has a Rebellion Brewing in His Backyard

Putin Has a Rebellion Brewing in His Backyard

The Kremlin is surrounded by local councils filled with political opponents. These newly elected deputies say their victories, while small, are only the beginning.
Germany's Standoff Eases as Wrangling Shifts to Coalition Terms

Germany's Standoff Eases as Wrangling Shifts to Coalition Terms

Germany’s political stalemate showed signs of easing as the Social Democrats started haggling over terms of a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc rather than outright
Catalan Separatist Movement Sees Cracks as Polls Tighten

Catalan Separatist Movement Sees Cracks as Polls Tighten

Carles Puigdemont in Bruges on Nov. 25. Photographer: NICOLAS MAETERLINCK/AFP
Trade High on Trudeau's Agenda for Visit to China Next Week

Trade High on Trudeau's Agenda for Visit to China Next Week

Trade will be high on the agenda when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits China next week in a bid to boost business ties with the world’s second-largest economy.
CFPB Fight Goes to Court as English Sues to Block Trump Pick

CFPB Fight Goes to Court as English Sues to Block Trump Pick

A federal judge must now decide which of the two people holding competing claims to temporarily run the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has the actual authority to guide its oversight of
Pope Dives Into Rohingya Crisis Upon Arrival in Myanmar

Pope Dives Into Rohingya Crisis Upon Arrival in Myanmar

Pope Francis arrived Monday on a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and reach out to some of Asia's most peripheral and poor.
Republicans Scramble on Tax Bill Votes

Republicans Scramble on Tax Bill Votes

Republican lawmakers are rushing to secure the votes they need to finalize a tax bill that will make it to President Trump's desk by the end of the year. Bloomberg's Ros Krasny reports on "Bloomberg