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Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

An AT&T store window in New York. The proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger and others of that scale are reconfiguring the American economy in ways that seem tilted against workers.
Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

An AT&T store window in New York. The proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger and others of that scale are reconfiguring the American economy in ways that seem tilted against workers.
Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

An AT&T store window in New York. The proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger and others of that scale are reconfiguring the American economy in ways that seem tilted against workers.
Choice of Pro-Immigration Economic Adviser Riles Trump’s Base

Choice of Pro-Immigration Economic Adviser Riles Trump’s Base

Kevin Hassett, who believes that immigration spurs economic growth, is President Trump’s choice to lead his Council of Economic Advisers.
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.
Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Michael Tubbs, the mayor of Stockton, Calif., hopes a provision in the new federal tax law will help entice investment to the city.
Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Michael Tubbs, the mayor of Stockton, Calif., hopes a provision in the new federal tax law will help entice investment to the city.
News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

House Budget Committee staffers delivered President Trump’s financial year 2019 budget on Capitol Hill.
News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

News Analysis: Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

House Budget Committee staffers delivered President Trump’s financial year 2019 budget on Capitol Hill.
Experts Doubt Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Will Boost Economy

Experts Doubt Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Will Boost Economy

President Trump’s infrastructure plan is aimed at leveraging $200 billion in federal spending to create $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure financing around the country.
White House Analysis Finds Tariffs Will Hurt Growth, as Officials Insist Otherwise

White House Analysis Finds Tariffs Will Hurt Growth, as Officials Insist Otherwise

The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, dodged questions in a White House briefing on Tuesday about whether tariffs would hurt an economy that has accelerated during President
White House Analysis Finds Tariffs Will Hurt Growth, as Officials Insist Otherwise

White House Analysis Finds Tariffs Will Hurt Growth, as Officials Insist Otherwise

The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, dodged questions in a White House briefing on Tuesday about whether tariffs would hurt an economy that has accelerated during President
Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid

Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid

A man looking for recyclable items in the Bronx on Wednesday. The Trump administration called the war on poverty “largely over and a success” on Thursday, in a report contending that Americans have
Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid

Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid

A man looking for recyclable items in the Bronx on Wednesday. The Trump administration called the war on poverty “largely over and a success” on Thursday, in a report contending that Americans have
White House Says Wages Are Growing When Measured Differently

White House Says Wages Are Growing When Measured Differently

The White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report showing that wages are actually growing faster when using their own method of calculation.

‘Use That Word!’: Trump Embraces the ‘Nationalist’ Label

The term is often freighted with the whiff of extremism when used domestically, but President Trump has enthusiastically doubled down on words and ideas that his predecessors shied away from.