Paul Krugman on why "zombie" economic ideas should stay dead

Jan 29, 2020
Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman on why some bad ideas just won't die.
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Limited election security funds pose risk for 2020

Dec 19, 2019
Some members of Congress want to include more funding for election security in the next federal spending bill, due on Dec. 20.
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Candidates are hoping you'll buy their rhetoric — as well as their merchandise

Hats, tees, totes and hoodies are big business in political fundraising. More and more, the same salesmanship is being applied to policies.
Democratic presidential candidates on stage at the second round of primary debates in July in Detroit.
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Understanding Trump's unprecedented international business entanglements

Jun 6, 2019
The Center for Responsive Politics reports on the president's business interests across 30 countries.
The Center for Responsive Politics used President Donald Trump's personal financial disclosures as a starting point for its investigation.
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Business is getting personal as values take over the workplace

Jun 3, 2019
From meat-free corporate culture to climate activism, personal beliefs are moving front and center in the professional world.
A WeWork co-working location in Tokyo.
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Social media, elections and fake news: India edition

Apr 5, 2019
As national elections approach, voters are being targeted with fake news on WhatsApp.
An Indian newspaper vendor reads a newspaper with a full back page advertisement from WhatsApp intended to counter fake information in New Delhi on July 10, 2018.
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Can the internet save Congress from “call time”?

Mar 4, 2019
Members want to rely on recurring small-dollar online donations to avoid spending time “dialing for dollars.”
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Will Trump’s State of the Union address reset the debate on infrastructure?

Feb 5, 2019
The president pushed a big infrastructure plan at his last year and may do so again tonight.
President Donald Trump appears on a television camera monitor as he delivers the State of the Union address on Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Trump, Congress agree to end longest government shutdown

Jan 25, 2019
Trump said he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies until Feb. 15 and try again to persuade lawmakers to finance his long-sought wall.
President Donald Trump speaks about the government shutdown on Jan. 25, 2019, from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Shutdown could affect security clearances

Jan 18, 2019
Skip a bill payment, get bad credit. Get bad credit, lose your security clearance.
Social worker Pam Harrison holds a sign protesting the government shutdown at the James V. Hansen Federal Building on January 10, 2019 in Ogden, Utah.
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