Government Business And Finance

AP FACT CHECK: No Pritzker plan to increase taxes 26 percent

Aug 16, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker has not proposed raising income taxes by 26 percent, although his plan is unclear

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

Aug 16, 2018

Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month

GOP's McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

Aug 15, 2018

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says his home state of California is out of touch with voters on everything from the gas tax increase to long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles

Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

Aug 15, 2018

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

Expensive renovations lead to impeachment, political feud

Aug 15, 2018

Lavish office renovations by Supreme Court justices lead to impeachment, charges of partisan power play

Moderates are key to defeating Kobach in Kansas

Aug 15, 2018

Democrats in Kansas got the opponent they wanted in Secretary of State Kris Kobach

Democrats' hope to beat Walker is former teacher

Aug 15, 2018

Tony Evers will try to capitalize on his even-keeled demeanor and background in education as a former teacher, superintendent and now state schools chief to do something no Democrat has been able to achieve in 28 years _ beat Scott Walker

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

Aug 15, 2018

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies

Aug 15, 2018

Fed's rate policy unintentionally pressures Turkey and other developing economies

US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

Aug 15, 2018

US manufacturing output up 0.3 percent in July, though slowdown expected ahead