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Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan
February 22nd, 2018. 3:16 PM

New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance

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Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story
February 22nd, 2018. 3:00 PM

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

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Utility to pay millions to preserve abandoned reactor site
February 22nd, 2018. 10:44 AM

South Carolina's state-owned utility says it will pay millions per year to preserve equipment and parts at an abandoned nuclear reactor site

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EU leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties
February 22nd, 2018. 5:25 AM

EU leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats

Donald Tusk
Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties
February 22nd, 2018. 12:41 AM

Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration

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Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records
February 22nd, 2018. 12:09 AM

A congressional oversight committee wants to take a look at travel records for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt
Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal
February 21st, 2018. 11:00 PM

Greece's parliament voted early Thursday following a marathon 20-hour session to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal

Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal
Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency
February 21st, 2018. 8:25 PM

Donald Trump Jr. said any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures

Donald Trump Jr.
White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate
February 21st, 2018. 3:43 PM

The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted

Donald Trump
Money an issue as many businesses don't give caregiver leave
February 21st, 2018. 11:08 AM

Paid time off to care for ill family members is a benefit many workers want but that's hard to come by, especially at very small companies

Lisa A Goodbee
Greece: Parliament debates investigation over pharma scandal
February 21st, 2018. 8:15 AM

Greek lawmakers are debating whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal

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Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections
February 20th, 2018. 6:31 PM

Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc. to provide free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years

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Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans
February 20th, 2018. 2:57 PM

The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.

Paul Ryan, Kevin Brady
Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands
February 19th, 2018. 12:37 PM

The U.S. agency charged with balancing development and protections for public land has faced upheaval under the Trump administration

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands
Q&A: Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express
February 18th, 2018. 9:01 AM

Insider Q&A: Kenneth Chenault, former chief executive officer and chairman of American Express.

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Maine's state lobster marketing group to keep boosting bugs
February 16th, 2018. 9:45 AM

A state lobster marketing group is likely to keep touting Maine's most beloved seafood export in the wake of a key vote from a legislative committee

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Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety
February 16th, 2018. 12:42 AM

Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings

Donald Trump
The Latest: Senate confirms head of Justice Department unit
February 15th, 2018. 6:42 PM

The U.S. Senate has confirmed John Demers as the head of the Justice Department's key national security division

Cory Gardner
Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf
February 15th, 2018. 5:43 PM

A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate

Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf
Lawmakers propose decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana
February 15th, 2018. 3:44 PM

Bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers urges caution on marijuana legalization, introduces legislation to decriminalize small amounts of the drug

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