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Sterling fell sharply against the dollar on Tuesday after Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox published his opinion on Prime Minister Theresa May’s recently amended Brexit deal.

As 2020 presidential campaigns accelerate, the dominance of Silicon Valley technology companies is likely to remain a key issue for Democratic candidates.

President Trump is pushing hard to strike a deal with China in hopes of lifting stocks further into his re-election bid, sources say.

Twenty months before Election Day, Americans have a clear message for 2020 presidential candidates: keep your socialist hands off our government programs.

Senator Bernie Sanders raised $5.9 million from 223,000 donors within the first 24 hours of his 2020 presidential campaign, smashing prior fundraising records in the growing Democratic primary field.

Bernie Sanders says he is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

President Trump’s approval rating has mounted a decisive comeback from its descent last month during the 35-day partial government shutdown.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R – Fla.) is pushing a plan that would raise taxes on capital gains as a way to discourage companies from pursuing share repurchases. The goal is to reduce the difference between what investors pay on capital gains compared to dividends, which are taxed at individual income rates. CNBC’s Ylan Mui reports from Washington.

Whiatker’s appointment, made without Senate confirmation, raised fears that the special counsel’s Russia probe, which Trump has frequently excoriated as a “witch hunt,” could be undermined.

Freshman Congress member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and veteran lawmaker Sen. Edward Markey are introducing a resolution spelling out Congressional support for a Green New Deal — an ambitious plan to remake the U.S. economy and drastically reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Infrastructure-related companies were the big winners and drug stocks were the biggest losers after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

American Bridge 21st Century is mounting an offensive against Schultz, whom many Democrats see as a threat to the party’s nominee in 2020.

Railing against income inequality is a pertinent political message, but scholars also warn that the gap between the rich and poor can lead to political, economic and social issues.

Sen. Cory Booker launches a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The charismatic senator and former mayor of Newark, New Jersey, has been crisscrossing key primary states in recent weeks while telegraphing that a decision was coming.