Politics and Government

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House Speaker Paul Ryan will want to know just how conservative Donald Trump is on trade, taxes and spending, Politico’s Ben White says.


Russia’s President Putin labeled media reports surrounding the Panama Papers as “provocation” on Thursday.

Trump vs. Bush tax plan

A Donald Trump presidency would be as big a global risk as the rising threat of jihadi terrorism, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).


This year, the event to which some refer affectionately as “Spring Break for nerds” is attracting a new brand of geek — the political kind.

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North Korea has threatened to launch an “all-out offensive” and “indiscriminate nuclear strike” against the U.S. and South Korea.

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If the GOP presidential race came down to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says he would go with Trump.


The international fallout from North Korea’s announcement of a “successful” hydrogen bomb test has already begun with world leaders slamming the development as a “grave threat” and “deeply worrying.”

Trump vs. Bush tax plan

Signs are emerging of a global backlash against Donald Trump and his luxury brand. Experts say his campaign rhetoric could be hurting his business.


To watch the documentary click here Because of the Second Amendment guarantee of the right to bear arms, removing a defective firearm from the market is deliberately difficult. The Remington class-action settlement — in which the company maintains the guns are safe — comes 44 years after the first lawsuit over the popular Model 700 …

Turkey downs Russian plane

Oil prices rise and bond yields inch lower after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane.

Brussels on lockdown

Julia Chatterley reports on the lockdown in Brussels.

Tax inversion implications

Eamon Javers takes a look at how the White House is reacting to the Pfizer-Allergan merger.


It’s been more than six years since Congress raised the federal minimum wage, while many states and some cities have taken the situation into their own hands and passed increases. As the presidential race heats up, most Republican candidates have gone on record to discuss why they do not think now is the time to …


After four years as Canada’s third party, the Liberals have clinched a sweeping majority with a new, young leader at its helm.
But with questions over his experience, family history and economic policies nipping at his heels, Justin Trudeau seems to have his work cut out for him.

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The first members of the massive baby boom generation began retiring four years ago. Tens of millions are right behind them, leaving politicians in Washington the unenviable task of finding money to shore up the two popular entitlement giants.