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  • Lawmakers Battle Over Veterans Health Funding

    A complicated fight over spending on a veterans health program is throwing a wrench into the congressional appropriations process for 2019. The showdown could force lawmakers to fall back on another...

  • F-35 Price Drops Below $90 Million: Report

    The Pentagon has made a preliminary deal with Lockheed Martin for the next batch of F-35 stealth jets, according to a Reuters report from the Farnborough Airshow in England. The “handshake agreement...

  • Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, speaks to members of the press at Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

    4 Blue States Sue Over GOP Tax Law

    Four states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming that the new $10,000 limit on state and local tax (SALT) deductions is an “unconstitutional assault on states’ sovereign choices.” The suit...

  • Treasury Rule Change Protects ‘Dark Money’ Donors

    The U.S. Treasury said Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations to identify their donors to the IRS. The policy change will free labor unions and other groups, including...

  • Economists See More Growth Ahead

    Most business economists in the U.S. expect the economy to keep chugging along over the next three months, with rising corporate sales driving additional hiring and wage increases for workers. The...