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Trump nominates GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, one of his biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, as Director of National Intelligence

Trump nominates GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, one of his biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, as Director of National Intelligence

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   8 articles

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will nominate Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas to be the Director of National Intelligence. Trump initially nominated...
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Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - As global markets plunged amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies pulled from a familiar playbook Friday and...
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Rent law “canary in the coal mine” runs for Congress in Connecticut

11 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

A real estate CEO who last year penned a letter to Cuomo to complain about the new rent law - after her firm had to pay a settlement for violating the old rent law - is now...
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Longtime Republican lobbyist Dirk Van Dongen to retire

Longtime Republican lobbyist Dirk Van Dongen to retire

13 hours ago   |   Politico

Dirk Van Dongen, a longtime Republican lobbyist who's helped the party raise millions of dollars during his decades in Washington, plans to retire later this year. While he's...
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Trump campaign ads target a new audience: Indian Americans

Trump campaign ads target a new audience: Indian Americans

23 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Donald Trump's campaign has launched a five-figure digital ad buy targeting an unlikely voting demographic for Republicans: Indian Americans. It's likely the first time a...
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Why fears of a Bernie Sanders nomination obliterating Democrats' control of the House are overblown

Why fears of a Bernie Sanders nomination obliterating Democrats' control of the House are overblown

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

With Sen. Bernie Sanders gainining momentum in the race to win the Democratic nomination for president, some Democrats fear his unprecedented candidacy could end up hurting...
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Rejecting Climate Denialism, Top Republican Leader Urges Expansion Of Nuclear Energy And Natural Gas

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Republican leaders are urging an expansion of nuclear energy and natural gas to address climate change
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Minn. Budget Officials Forecast $1.5 Billion Surplus

1 day ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota budget officials say the state's projected surplus is $1.513 billion - $181 million larger than a November estimate. On Thursday, Minnesota Management...
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Toomey says he won't oppose Judy Shelton's controversial Fed nomination

1 day ago   |   CNBC

The Pennsylvania Republican said he received assurance that Shelton does not favor devaluing the dollar.
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Fed Nominee Wins Over a Key Republican, but Faces Tough Road Ahead

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Senator Patrick Toomey, Republican of Pennsylvania, had voiced concern about Judy Shelton. He has changed his mind.
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Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

All major US indices tanked on Friday, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as 4.1%... Read more ...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34

The death toll in Iran from coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on. BBC News reported that 210 people have died, per hospital sources, while the... Read more ...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus sell-off rages on

All major US indices tanked Friday morning, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as... Read more ...

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Read more ...

US stores start running low on masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and more amid...

US stores start running low on masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and more amid growing fears of coronavirus

US consumers appear to be stocking up on food and medical supplies. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending January 25, compared to the same period last year... Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press

Arizona State punter Michael Turk did 25 repetitions of 225 lb on the bench press at the NFL combine. Turk's reps were more than every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and... Read more ...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a key official says that will only happen if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Friday that interest rates would be cut only if the coronavirus worsened. The comments were the latest sign the central... Read more ...

The FDA just announced the first drug shortage caused by the coronavirus...

The FDA just announced the first drug shortage caused by the coronavirus, but wouldn't identify the drug

The coronavirus has caused the first drug shortage in the US. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the shortage in a statement released Thursday night. The agency... Read more ...