Manufacturers know it will take time for consumers to grow comfortable with the idea of driverless cars. People are wary of ceding all control to a vehicle, and therefore some of the features that allow the driver to completely ignore the task of driving won’t be available for some time. New Morning Consult polling data… read more

Manufacturers know it will take time for consumers to grow comfortable with the idea of driverless cars. People are wary of ceding all control to a vehicle, and therefore some of the features that allow the driver to completely ignore the task of driving won’t be available for some time. New Morning Consult polling data… read more

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Ask a vulnerable Republican senator whether the Senate should do a budget this year and you’ll get various versions of “meh” in response. It’s an important question because the budget process could force these senators — all in tight re-election races — to vote on tough political issues such as abortion or immigration. “Listen if we… read more

Ask a vulnerable Republican senator whether the Senate should do a budget this year and you’ll get various versions of “meh” in response. It’s an important question because the budget process could force these senators — all in tight re-election races — to vote on tough political issues such as abortion or immigration. “Listen if we… read more

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Twenty years ago today, President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act of 1996 into law. Yet with little sense of history, there is a continuing misperception that the law was incomplete, since little was known back then about the internet. As a result, this line of reasoning goes, Congress acted with imperfect information about the emerging… read more

Twenty years ago today, President Clinton signed the Telecommunications Act of 1996 into law. Yet with little sense of history, there is a continuing misperception that the law was incomplete, since little was known back then about the internet. As a result, this line of reasoning goes, Congress acted with imperfect information about the emerging… read more

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As many as half a million voters will head to the polls on Tuesday for the second presidential nominating contests. But the electorate that shows up, on both the Democratic and Republican sides, won’t look much like the electorate that caucused in Iowa. Where Iowa’s caucuses showcase the power and influence of conservative evangelical voters,… read more

As many as half a million voters will head to the polls on Tuesday for the second presidential nominating contests. But the electorate that shows up, on both the Democratic and Republican sides, won’t look much like the electorate that caucused in Iowa. Where Iowa’s caucuses showcase the power and influence of conservative evangelical voters,… read more

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Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. Most of these posts were related to the Islamic State terror group. “We condemn the use of Twitter to promote terrorism and the Twitter Rules make it clear that this type of behavior, or any violent threat, is not permitted… read more

Twitter announced Friday that it has suspended over 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. Most of these posts were related to the Islamic State terror group. “We condemn the use of Twitter to promote terrorism and the Twitter Rules make it clear that this type of behavior, or any violent threat, is not permitted… read more

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Skip to: Energy, Finance, Health, Tech It’s budget week, an annual Washington tradition that offers the administration the opportunity to outline its policy wish lists. Much of those items will remain just wishes. The White House will deliver President Obama’s final budget proposal to the Capitol on Tuesday, a massive document that will lay out the administration’s… read more

Skip to: Energy, Finance, Health, Tech It’s budget week, an annual Washington tradition that offers the administration the opportunity to outline its policy wish lists. Much of those items will remain just wishes. The White House will deliver President Obama’s final budget proposal to the Capitol on Tuesday, a massive document that will lay out the administration’s… read more

Republican legislators in key states are once again challenging Common Core curriculum standards, once again raising an issue that incites the party’s base more than just about any other issue. In Alabama, the state Senate Education Policy Committee is debating legislation that would end Common Core standards on math and English. West Virginia’s House of Delegates will take… read more

Republican legislators in key states are once again challenging Common Core curriculum standards, once again raising an issue that incites the party’s base more than just about any other issue. In Alabama, the state Senate Education Policy Committee is debating legislation that would end Common Core standards on math and English. West Virginia’s House of Delegates will take… read more

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American voters are fairly upbeat about their financial situations even as the economists say the U.S. labor market is only slowly improving, according to recent polling of working-age people from Morning Consult. The January jobs report released Friday showed a slower-than-predicted job growth, with 151,000 new jobs added to the market. Economists had said the… read more

American voters are fairly upbeat about their financial situations even as the economists say the U.S. labor market is only slowly improving, according to recent polling of working-age people from Morning Consult. The January jobs report released Friday showed a slower-than-predicted job growth, with 151,000 new jobs added to the market. Economists had said the… read more

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From the Tea Party to progressives, Donald Trump to the president, American businesses are being skewered. They’re lambasted as unpatriotic for pushing American profits overseas and corporate inversion, greedy for paying huge CEO salaries while laying off workers, and unscrupulous for “buying” Washington tax loopholes and other favors. It’s difficult to disagree. Financial firms caused our… read more

From the Tea Party to progressives, Donald Trump to the president, American businesses are being skewered. They’re lambasted as unpatriotic for pushing American profits overseas and corporate inversion, greedy for paying huge CEO salaries while laying off workers, and unscrupulous for “buying” Washington tax loopholes and other favors. It’s difficult to disagree. Financial firms caused our… read more

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Senators in both camps escalated their rhetoric Thursday over the water crisis in Flint, Mich., after failing to reach agreement on crafting an aid package. The dispute effectively put a broadly supported energy bill on life support. There are political potshots being lobbed from both Republicans and Democrats. But the dispute over how lawmakers should… read more

Senators in both camps escalated their rhetoric Thursday over the water crisis in Flint, Mich., after failing to reach agreement on crafting an aid package. The dispute effectively put a broadly supported energy bill on life support. There are political potshots being lobbed from both Republicans and Democrats. But the dispute over how lawmakers should… read more

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