The 2019 U.S. federal deficit increased 26 percent over 2018 and has more than doubled since 2015, the Treasury Department said Friday.
Here's to you, Professors Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer. Congratulations! Now tell me whether we should increase or decrease aid to developing nations. Using very short words, please.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act sharpened the decline in a tax rate paid by America's 400 wealthiest families, a new analysis shows.
"The underlying consumer is doing well and making more money. More importantly, they're spending more money."
"Cutting budgets is one way to handicap an agency without eliminating it altogether," said Bridget Stomberg, an associate professor of accounting at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
The co-author of the Republican tax bill admitted that it's "hard to know" what the economic benefits of the cuts will be as corporate revenues drop 31%
In early May, Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill that would make abortion illegal after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
"This is morally wrong, and it's also fiscally unnecessary," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said.
Under President Donald Trump, the gross national debt hit a new record. But there's more to this figure than first appears.
The poll is less than encouraging news for Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
This would include cuts to capital gains taxes.
President Trump claims this is "the best economy in the history of our country." So why are his own policies wrecking it?
Will Republicans convince themselves to try to pass another round of tax cuts? And if they do, how will they justify further cuts when the current round of cuts fails?
President Donald Trump on Wednesday night said Democrat Conor Lamb defeated Republican Rick Saccone, whom Trump campaigned for, in Pennsylvania in part because he supported the Republican tax cuts. That's false. Lamb ran against the tax cuts.
"I come from the Joseph A. Bank wing of the West Wing," Vice President Mike Pence noted.
The telecommunications giant says all employees were "offered generous severance and an opportunity to apply for other jobs at Comcast."