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Sen. Mark Warner Feels GOP Tax Plan Is 'a Bit of a Scam'

Sen. Mark Warner Feels GOP Tax Plan Is 'a Bit of a Scam'

Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, discusses the prospects for tax reform with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
13,200 More Kennedy Assassination Records Released

13,200 More Kennedy Assassination Records Released

The National Archives is releasing more than 13,200 records — some hundreds of pages long — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
Rep. Franks Confident House, Senate Can Agree on Tax Plan

Rep. Franks Confident House, Senate Can Agree on Tax Plan

Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
AT&T CEO Says He Won't Sell CNN, Isn't Being Pressured to Do So

AT&T CEO Says He Won't Sell CNN, Isn't Being Pressured to Do So

AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson sought to quell speculation that a standoff with antitrust officials over the acquisition of Time Warner Inc. centers on news network CNN.
House Panel Advances Tax Bill as GOP Seeks Vote Next Week

House Panel Advances Tax Bill as GOP Seeks Vote Next Week

The House Ways and Means Committee approved revisions to the GOP tax legislation that trimmed the bill’s cost while providing more tax relief to owners of partnerships, limited liability companies and
U.S. Factory Workers Are Falling Out of Love With Donald Trump

U.S. Factory Workers Are Falling Out of Love With Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s honeymoon with U.S. factory workers may be over after his trip to China, if the views of a manufacturers and labor group are any indication.
AT&T Could Get $50 Billion for an Asset It Doesn't Want to Sell

AT&T Could Get $50 Billion for an Asset It Doesn't Want to Sell

AT&T Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department are tussling over whether the telecommunications giant should have to sell assets to complete its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc. Here’s
Does the U.K. Want to Be More Like America? The EU Wants to Know

Does the U.K. Want to Be More Like America? The EU Wants to Know

Britain faces a fundamental choice between Donald Trump’s vision of a low-regulated, business-friendly society or the “European model” of higher food and environmental standards, the European Union’s
U.S. Targets Venezuelan Electoral, Media Officials in New Sanctions

U.S. Targets Venezuelan Electoral, Media Officials in New Sanctions

The Trump administration slapped sanctions on 10 Venezuelan officials Thursday on allegations of corruption and rights violations after President Nicolas Maduro’s candidates swept nationwide state
House Intelligence Panel Is Expected to Interview Sessions

House Intelligence Panel Is Expected to Interview Sessions

The House Intelligence Committee is expected to interview Attorney General Jeff Sessions in coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.
Catalan Speaker's Bail Set as Rajoy Seeks Release of Separatists

Catalan Speaker's Bail Set as Rajoy Seeks Release of Separatists

A Spanish judge set bail of 150,000 euros ($174,000) for the speaker of the dissolved Catalan parliament, taking a softer line on dealing with separatist leaders as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pushes
Russia Says It Will Retaliate Against U.S. Media Next Week

Russia Says It Will Retaliate Against U.S. Media Next Week

Russia said it will retaliate next week against American media after the U.S. government ordered state broadcaster RT to register as a foreign agent, following accusations it interfered in last year’s
Senate to Avoid Offshore Tax That Ran Aground in House

Senate to Avoid Offshore Tax That Ran Aground in House

The Senate tax bill that’s due to be released Thursday won’t include an excise tax on certain payments U.S. multinationals make to overseas affiliates, according to a person familiar with the
Saudi Prince Discards Royal Balancing Act for One-Man Rule

Saudi Prince Discards Royal Balancing Act for One-Man Rule

Two weeks ago, Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince hosted some of the world’s leading investors at the palatial Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh. Days later, he upended the country’s historical power
Trump Election Commission Sued by Democratic Member

Trump Election Commission Sued by Democratic Member

Matthew Dunlap, one of four remaining Democratic members of President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission, sued the panel’s top officials including Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas
Could Brexit Be Delayed to Give the U.K. Transition Wiggle Room?

Could Brexit Be Delayed to Give the U.K. Transition Wiggle Room?

European Union officials have started questioning whether the U.K. could remain a member of the EU beyond March 2019 as a smoother alternative to a transition deal.
House GOP to Keep a Tax Break for Businesses as Individuals Lose

House GOP to Keep a Tax Break for Businesses as Individuals Lose

Partnerships, limited liability companies and other businesses could keep using state and local tax deductions that would be repealed for individuals, the chairman of the House tax writing panel said
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte Says He’s Retiring

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte Says He’s Retiring

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican, said Thursday he won’t seek re-election next year.
Sen. Rob Portman on Senate Tax Proposal

Sen. Rob Portman on Senate Tax Proposal

Senator Rob Portman, a member of the Senate Finance Committee and a Republican from Ohio, discusses the Senate tax plan as the proposal gets released on Thursday. He speaks with Bloomberg's David
Obamacare Enrollment Starts Stronger Than 2016 in First Four Days

Obamacare Enrollment Starts Stronger Than 2016 in First Four Days

Americans signed up for Obamacare plans at a brisk pace early in this year’s open-enrollment period, despite repeated White House efforts to undermine the health law.