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The House passed a bill Thursday to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour in a win for liberal activists who have long pushed to give low-wage workers a raise.

Joe Biden is casting “Medicare for All” as an effort to ditch the Affordable Care Act as the former vice president tries to distance himself from his 2020 Democratic presidential rivals on health care.

President Donald Trump could fight back against France’s new tax on U.S. technology companies by unleashing biting tariffs on key French goods, according to trade experts.

China is not purchasing U.S. crops as the world’s two largest economies scramble to end their trade war, President Donald Trump said Thursday.

Top U.S. trade officials spoke with their Chinese counterparts Tuesday as Washington and Beijing work to iron out a trade deal.

Hiking the U.S. minimum wage to $15 per hour would give millions of Americans a raise but put a smaller share of people out of work, according to projections released Monday.

Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter, a haul that trails at least one of his rivals in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party raised a whopping $105 million in the second quarter as they prepare for a tough bid to keep the White House in 2020.

A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on imports from Mexico.

China will raise tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation for the U.S. decision to hike duties on Chinese goods, the Chinese Finance Ministry said Monday.

Liu He, China’s vice premier and top trade negotiator, will have dinner with President Donald Trump’s trade team Thursday evening in Washington, just hours before the U.S. will hike tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.

The Justice Department considered President Donald Trump’s frustrations about media and political speculation about the Russia investigation when deciding whether to charge him with obstructing the probe, Attorney General William Barr said Thursday.

The “Medicare-for-all” proposal, introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will face backlash from critics who have warned about its potentially enormous cost.

Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.

A congressional source told CNBC it would put about $1.4 billion toward physical barriers, but not a wall.