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House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

The House passed another short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks. Bloomberg's Steven Dennis reports on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
City of London Should Be Optimistic About Brexit, May Says

City of London Should Be Optimistic About Brexit, May Says

Prime Minister Theresa May said U.K. financial services should be optimistic about Britain’s trade talks with the European Union, despite EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier ruling out a special deal
Congress Passes Stopgap Funding to Avert Government Shutdown

Congress Passes Stopgap Funding to Avert Government Shutdown

The Senate gave final approval Thursday night to a short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks while shoving a raft of fiscal and policy fights into the

Trump Beats Suit Targeting Business Dealings With Foreigners

Donald Trump escaped for now a constitutional showdown over the operation of his far-flung business empire while serving as president.

Pence Pays Surprise Visit to Afghanistan to Meet U.S. Troops

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, a nation where the Trump administration has stepped up involvement in what’s become America’s longest war.
After Federal Overhaul, States Weigh Changes to Their Tax Codes

After Federal Overhaul, States Weigh Changes to Their Tax Codes

After Congress passed the most significant overhaul of the nation’s tax code in decades, lawmakers in high-tax states are preparing changes of their own.
Vietnam Mimics China With Sweeping Corruption Purge

Vietnam Mimics China With Sweeping Corruption Purge

It could have been a scene from a spy novel.
The Man Trump Described as a ‘So-Called Judge’ May Stop the Refugee Ban All Over Again

The Man Trump Described as a ‘So-Called Judge’ May Stop the Refugee Ban All Over Again

One of the first judges to put the brakes on President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda could very well do it again before Christmas.
Libby Cantrill on Looming Shutdown, GOP Agenda in 2018

Libby Cantrill on Looming Shutdown, GOP Agenda in 2018

Libby Cantrill, Pimco's head of public policy, discusses the possibility of a federal government shutdown and the GOP's agenda in 2018 with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman and David Westin on "Bloomberg
UN to Consider Additional North Korea Sanctions Drafted by U.S.

UN to Consider Additional North Korea Sanctions Drafted by U.S.

The United Nations Security Council is considering a U.S.-drafted resolution that would impose additional sanctions on North Korea, targeting almost 90 percent of Pyongyang’s refined oil product
Credit the U.S. Economy, Not Just Tax Cuts, for Wage Hike Promises

Credit the U.S. Economy, Not Just Tax Cuts, for Wage Hike Promises

A spate of companies have promised employee bonuses and wage hikes following the passage of U.S. tax reform. Those gestures owe to economic calculus, not just policy change.
Obamacare Sign-Ups Stay Strong at 8.8 Million

Obamacare Sign-Ups Stay Strong at 8.8 Million

Demand for Obamacare coverage remained relatively strong despite a year-long effort by President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans to gut the health law.
Trump's Tariff Decision Looms Large for Solar Company's Sale

Trump's Tariff Decision Looms Large for Solar Company's Sale

SolarWorld Americas Inc., one of two U.S. solar manufacturers asking President Donald Trump for tariffs on imported panels, says the move could revive a struggling industry. It may also boost the
What the Democrats Can Learn From Alabama in 2018

What the Democrats Can Learn From Alabama in 2018

The chance of winning back the House and Senate depends on whether the party can duplicate Doug Jones’s upset in other red states.
McMorris Rodgers Confident Budget Deal Will Be Reached

McMorris Rodgers Confident Budget Deal Will Be Reached

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Washington Republican, discusses U.S. tax policy and budget negotiations. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
U.S. Navy's New Sub Risks Blowing Past $128 Billion, GAO Says

U.S. Navy's New Sub Risks Blowing Past $128 Billion, GAO Says

The U.S. Navy underplayed the development risks posed by key technologies for its new $128 billion Columbia-class nuclear-powered submarine, the Government Accountability Office said.
Democrats Slam Wall Street Regulator’s Decision on Bank Oversight

Democrats Slam Wall Street Regulator’s Decision on Bank Oversight

A decision by President Donald Trump’s newest Wall Street regulator to keep government examiners inside banks is drawing criticism from Senate Democrats, who said it will make watchdogs more likely to
U.S. Sanctions Israeli Billionaire Gertler Over Congo Deals

U.S. Sanctions Israeli Billionaire Gertler Over Congo Deals

The U.S. sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, one of the biggest individual mining investors in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in what it calls a clampdown on human-rights abusers and
Cuban President Raul Castro Will Stay in Office Until April

Cuban President Raul Castro Will Stay in Office Until April

A Castro will be Cuba’s president for at least a little longer.
Trump Appointee Who Wanted to Help Coal Gets Coal for Christmas

Trump Appointee Who Wanted to Help Coal Gets Coal for Christmas

Despite months of trying, Republican Neil Chatterjee never did manage to pass a rule to save struggling coal plants by the end of his stint leading the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. As