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Millennials think America is headed in the wrong direction

Jan 8, 2018
The GenForward survey spoke with millennials about their views on the future of America.
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For-profit colleges may get less oversight under Trump administration

Jun 15, 2017
For-profit colleges may be getting a bit of a reprieve from the Trump administration. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to roll back two Obama-era regulations that made life tough for that beleaguered industry. The gainful employment rule held those colleges accountable for a students’ earning potential after graduating. The other allowed students from colleges […]

Senate votes to end Obama-era privacy rules

Mar 24, 2017
Most congressional headlines are focused on health care this week, but another bill is on the move that could kill off internet privacy protections. The Senate voted Thursday to put a stop to Obama administration privacy rules that would prevent internet providers like Comcast and Verizon from selling consumer browsing information. The bill looks likely […]

Automakers ask EPA for a chance to revisit strict fuel mileage rules

Feb 22, 2017
One of former President Barack Obama’s environmental victories was getting automakers to agree to much higher fuel efficiency standards back in 2011. In his last days in office, his administration worked to finalize those standards through 2025. That came as a bit of a shock to carmakers who had expected a chance to revisit the […]

Donald Trump to begin scaling back Dodd-Frank Law

Feb 3, 2017
President Donald Trump is set to scale back major regulations put in place after the financial crisis. According to the Wall Street Journal, Trump will sign an executive order this afternoon to begin revising the rules set by the Dodd-Frank law. He’s also expected to direct the Labor Department to revise or rescind President Barack […]

Obama's economy: How did he do?

Jan 10, 2017
In his farewell speech, Obama is likely to list the nation’s highs and lows.
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How the Council of Economic Advisers serves the president

Dec 26, 2016
They have the ear of the president when it comes to economic policy, but what do they even do?
Shaun Donovan, OMB Budget Director, Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Cecilia Muoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Jeff Zients, Director of the National Economic Council, participate in a briefing on President Obama's FY 2017 budget request, at the White House, February 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. 
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What’s the current status of U.S. sanctions on Russia?

Dec 16, 2016
Yesterday, President Obama vowed to punish Russia for its recent cyber attacks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands for the cameras before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters September 28, 2015 in New York City.  
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How will U.N.-U.S. relations fare under Trump administration?

Dec 2, 2016
Today, President Obama will meet with incoming United Nations chief Antonio Guterres. Guterres will step into the Secretary General role in January. That’s also when we’ll see a new administration in Washington. What could U.N.-U.S. relations look like under President Trump?  Click the above audio player to hear the full story. 
United Nations Secretary General-designate Antonio Guterres looks on during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the foreign ministry on Nov. 28, 2016 in Beijing, China.
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