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State media have hinted that Beijing could weaponize its consumers in a trade war. But American brands are popular in China — and Chinese workers make many of their products.
As officials gather for the I.M.F. and World Bank convene in Washington, worries about trade and debt are building
The vote highlighted the state’s housing and homeless problem as a election-year issue that promises to dominate the state’s politics for years.
A survey shows strong support for President Trump’s tariff moves among his backers, but not so much among those whose votes could be in play.
Republicans hoped to make their $1.5 trillion overhaul the centerpiece of the 2018 midterm elections. But Americans, including President Trump, have lost interest.
To protect the public without overreacting, the issue for legislators and regulators to weigh is how much the data-driven ecosystem is worth to us.
Chinese-made goods become more valuable to Beijing as an increasing number of parts and components it once bought from the United States are made at home.
The legislation, approved by the House, would have put employees of tribal enterprises like casinos outside the scope of federal labor law.
Richard Clarida, a former Treasury official, is not expected to veer from the Fed’s gradual approach to raising interest rates.
Even longtime allies expressed skepticism after the American president’s comments, saying compromise would have to come from the United States.