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  • Chart of the Day: SALT in the GOP’s Wounds

    The stark and growing divide between urban/suburban and rural districts was one big story in this year’s election results, with Democrats gaining seats in the House as a result of their success in...

  • FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves

    Amazon Got More Than $2 Billion in HQ2 Sweeteners

    Amazon confirmed on Tuesday that it will build two new headquarters in New York City and Northern Virginia while also adding a smaller site in Nashville that will deal with operations and logistics...

  • Deficit Hit $100 Billion in October

    The U.S. government spent $353 billion in October while revenues came in at $253 billion, producing a deficit of $100 billion. Receipts were 7 percent higher than a year ago, but spending was up 18...

  • Brady Ryan GOP Tax Plan

    The GOP Tax Cuts 10 Months In: What's Working, What's Not

    The $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul came with some big promises, including faster economic growth, increased business investment and significantly higher wages for American workers. Ten months...

  • War on drugs moves to pharmacy from jungle

    What’s Behind Soaring Drug Prices in the US?

    Forty years ago, spending on pharmaceuticals was about the same in the U.S. as in other wealthy countries. That began to change in the 1990s. By 2015, Americans were spending about $1,000 per person...