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The president’s failure to push through broad health care overhaul has raised questions about the prospects of a sweeping rewrite of the tax code.
With President Trump’s focus on the border, the union’s weekly podcast has become an influential, unfiltered and entirely one-sided megaphone.
Researchers are surprised to see very little employment increase in other occupations to offset the job losses in manufacturing.
Cutting benefits and training won’t help working-class voters hit by disruptions in trade or address its toll on families, job prospects and longevity.
Although the country has had equal pay laws for half a century, gaps still exist, and new legislation is intended to address the imbalances more forcefully.
The pains of losing the Affordable Care Act would generate a gigantic backlash. But universal access to Medicare would change that.
For working-class students like Nate, Zac and TaTy, the road to college is unfamiliar and rocky, and even imagining oneself on campus can be an obstacle.
An independent research group at the University of Chicago interviewed 840 Cubans on topics from free speech to diplomatic ties to crime.
By reversing the Medicaid expansion and leaving millions unable to pay for coverage, the bill would be a landmark retreat in American social welfare.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem appears to be on the way out as head of the Eurogroup, the 19 finance ministers from countries that share the euro. He has presided over a tumultuous period.
Autos are emerging as a potential point of contention ahead of President Trump’s meeting with his Chinese counterpart, but the industry sees no easy answers.
Economists traditionally dominate policy making in Washington, but they don’t have all the answers. Sociologists have a lot to teach us.
The move will increase the upward pressure on interest rates that consumers pay, but the immediate effect is likely to be modest.
Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, announced the board’s decision on interest rates.