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UK vows no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after Brexit
February 19th, 2018. 5:31 PM

Britain is trying to reassure the European Union that it doesn't plan to slash regulations and standards in order to boost its economy after Brexit

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Trump's high-spending budget reverses longtime GOP dogma
February 13th, 2018. 1:27 PM

Trump's own budget director says if he were a still a member of Congress he probably wouldn't vote for the very budget plan he hawked Tuesday before to the Senate Budget Committee

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Trump's high-spending budget reverses longtime GOP dogma
February 13th, 2018. 12:16 AM

In spite of longtime GOP deficit dogma, Trump's budget for upcoming fiscal year calls for steep cuts to America's social safety net and mounting spending on military

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Trump's budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net
February 12th, 2018. 7:08 PM

President Donald Trump unveils a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era an $1 trillion-plus federal deficits

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Immigration fight looks tougher after budget debate
February 10th, 2018. 12:13 AM

Chalk up one extensive budget agreement with wins for President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans and Democrats alike

Mitch McConnell
All sides claim budget win; immigration fight looks tougher
February 9th, 2018. 7:30 PM

Chalk up one extensive budget agreement with wins for President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans and Democrats alike

Rand Paul,
GOP the party of deficit hawks? That was then.
February 9th, 2018. 11:50 AM

A bipartisan budget deal in the Republican-led Congress would send the annual federal deficit soaring beyond $1 trillion, souring some in the GOP who have been railing for years against government spending

GOP the party of deficit hawks? That was then.
Again? Yup. What to know about the overnight budget shutdown
February 9th, 2018. 9:25 AM

Again? Yup. While you were sleeping, Congress was shutting down the government in a familiar display of dysfunction.

Rand Paul,
Lawmakers press to reopen government, pass huge budget deal
February 9th, 2018. 12:55 AM

Lawmakers were striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government, shuttered since midnight

Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer
Senate leaders' budget deal faces opposition in both parties
February 8th, 2018. 10:52 AM

Opposition from Democratic liberals and tea-party Republicans in Congress may imperil a budget deal reached by Senate leaders to keep the government operating past midnight Thursday

Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer
Senate leaders' budget deal faces opposition in both parties
February 8th, 2018. 12:37 AM

Opposition from Democratic liberals and tea-party Republicans in Congress may imperil a budget deal reached by Senate leaders to keep the government operating past midnight Thursday

Chuck Schumer, Bob Casey
The Latest: Senate leaders reach budget agreement
February 7th, 2018. 10:11 PM

Senate leaders have brokered a long-sought budget agreement that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years

Paul Ryan
Big budget deal in Senate hailed as 'genuine breakthrough'
February 7th, 2018. 2:20 PM

The Senate's top leaders have sealed agreement on a two-year budget pact that would shower both the Pentagon and domestic programs with almost $300 billion above existing limits

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The Latest: Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal
February 7th, 2018. 12:52 PM

The Senate's top Republican says there's Senate agreement on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases

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The Latest: House hard-liners expect budget pact to pass
February 7th, 2018. 10:04 AM

A group of hard-right House conservatives opposes the massive bipartisan budget deal emerging in Congress, but the group's leader says he expects it to pass anyway

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House and Senate pursue spending deals as shutdown looms
February 7th, 2018. 5:38 AM

Shutdown looming, House and Senate pursue spending deals while Trump says he'd "love" to see the government close if immigration issue can't be taken care of

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House and Senate pursue spending deals as shutdown looms
February 7th, 2018. 12:24 AM

Shutdown looming, House and Senate pursue spending deals while Trump says he'd "love" to see the government close if immigration issue can't be taken care of

Donald Trump
Why Trump has little influence on rising or falling stocks
February 6th, 2018. 5:01 PM

Fierce market volatility is a reminder that Trump isn't commander in chief of the US economy

Why Trump has little influence on rising or falling stocks
Draghi: too early to call time on money-printing stimulus
February 5th, 2018. 1:15 PM

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says it's too soon to declare victory over excessively weak inflation _ indicating it's too early to set a definite end date for the bank's money-printing stimulus despite a strengthening recovery

Draghi: too early to call time on money-printing stimulus
ECB experts: US tax law could erode Europe's tax base
February 5th, 2018. 12:09 PM

Economists at the European Central Bank say that the U.S. corporate tax cut should lift the world's largest economy in the short term but could erode the tax base in European countries by intensifying global competition for lower rates

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