Backlash in Kansas over major tax cuts enacted by Gov. Sam Brownback and his fellow Republicans in the legislature offers lessons for federal tax-writers who are coming up with a tax reform bill of their own, experts say.
Backlash in Kansas over major tax cuts enacted by Gov. Sam Brownback and his fellow Republicans in the legislature offers lessons for federal tax-writers who are coming up with a tax reform bill of their own, experts say.
President Donald Trump this week questioned the impartiality of several attorneys hired by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Russian government leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
President Donald Trump this week questioned the impartiality of several attorneys hired by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Russian government leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been telling lawmakers about the impending need to raise the debt ceiling, a new poll suggests voters may need some more convincing as well.
While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been telling lawmakers about the impending need to raise the debt ceiling, a new poll suggests voters may need some more convincing as well.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry justified the administration’s proposed cuts to energy research in Congress this week by saying the shortfall could be made up by the private sector.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry justified the administration’s proposed cuts to energy research in Congress this week by saying the shortfall could be made up by the private sector.
Left-leaning activists, health analysts and other opponents have spent much of the month bemoaning a lack of media coverage on Senate Republicans' secretive efforts to draft their legislation to repeal and replace significant parts of Obamacare.
Left-leaning activists, health analysts and other opponents have spent much of the month bemoaning a lack of media coverage on Senate Republicans' secretive efforts to draft their legislation to repeal and replace significant parts of Obamacare.
A group of independent regulators on Thursday told members of the Senate Banking Committee that they think their agencies should make a range of changes to major regulations related to bank supervision enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
A group of independent regulators on Thursday told members of the Senate Banking Committee that they think their agencies should make a range of changes to major regulations related to bank supervision enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
Travis Kalanick's resignation as CEO of Uber Technologies Inc. may encourage the return of customers who scaled back their use of the ride-hailing service or stopped using the app entirely, according to recent Morning Consult polling.
Travis Kalanick's resignation as CEO of Uber Technologies Inc. may encourage the return of customers who scaled back their use of the ride-hailing service or stopped using the app entirely, according to recent Morning Consult polling.
As congressional Republicans continue to work on a bill intended to replace the Affordable Care Act, we can expect a lot of rhetoric and commentary about Obamacare’s imminent demise, fueled by news reports about insurers withdrawing from state ACA exchanges.
As congressional Republicans continue to work on a bill intended to replace the Affordable Care Act, we can expect a lot of rhetoric and commentary about Obamacare’s imminent demise, fueled by news reports about insurers withdrawing from state ACA exchanges.
Much has been written about last week’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Virginia, where former Rep. Tom Perriello challenged establishment candidate Ralph Northam in a late charge.
Much has been written about last week’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Virginia, where former Rep. Tom Perriello challenged establishment candidate Ralph Northam in a late charge.
Following five months of intrigue, the last Obama-appointed head of the patent office, Michelle Lee, has resigned. President Donald Trump will now appoint a new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Following five months of intrigue, the last Obama-appointed head of the patent office, Michelle Lee, has resigned. President Donald Trump will now appoint a new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Tech Brief: Russian Hackers Targeted Elections in 21 States, DHS Official Says

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russian hackers targeted election-related databases in 21 different states leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Only two states — Arizona and Illinois — have been publicly identified as having their election systems targeted, and officials would not comment on the identities of the other 19 states.

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