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United States Trade Negotiators Heading to China

United States Trade Negotiators Heading to China

U.S. trade negotiators are making the trek back to China in waves starting February 11 for high-level talks ahead of the March 1 tariffs truce deadline.

CBS News Head David Rhodes Out

CBS News Head David Rhodes Out

After eight years, CBS News President David Rhodes is stepping down and will be replaced by CBS News executive Susan Zirinsky.

Hispanic Unemployment Lowest on Record

Hispanic Unemployment Lowest on Record

Hispanic December unemployment, at 4.4 percent, hit the lowest point since tracking the measure began in the United States.

Fed Chief: 2018 Best Year Since Financial Crisis

Fed Chief: 2018 Best Year Since Financial Crisis

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared 2018 the “best year since the financial crisis” after revealing a late 2018 quarter percent rate hike Wednesday.

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates 1/4 Point

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates 1/4 Point

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday afternoon, less than a week before Christmas, that the Fed will raise interest rates a quarter of a point to 2.5 percent.

PHOTOS: First Lady Melania Trump Embraces Children at Toys for Tots Drive

PHOTOS: First Lady Melania Trump Embraces Children at Toys for Tots Drive

First lady Melania Trump joined military children and their families and donated 100 books Tuesday at a Toys for Tots drive at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Mrs. Trump gave brief remarks before joining the children in sorting donated gifts and making Christmas cards to be sent off along with the gifts.

Mike Pence: Election Choice Is Results or Resistance 

Mike Pence: Election Choice Is Results or Resistance 

Vice President Mike Pence made the case on election day that voters must choose between the results brought about by President Trump and Republicans, or those who will reverse that progress.

Marsha Blackburn Hits Phil Bredesen over Sexual Harassment Shredding

Marsha Blackburn Hits Phil Bredesen over Sexual Harassment Shredding

Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn hit Democrat Phil Bredesen Wednesday night with accusations that he shielded friends from allegations of sexual harassment while claims nearly doubled during his time as governor of Tennessee.

Clintons Haunt Democrats in Midterms

Clintons Haunt Democrats in Midterms

Democrat midterm candidates closely associated with Bill and Hillary Clinton face possible hurdles as Republicans invoke their opponents' associations to the former president and failed 2016 presidential candidate as well as their record low favorability.

Donald Trump to U.N.: OPEC 'Ripping Off the Rest of the World'

Donald Trump to U.N.: OPEC 'Ripping Off the Rest of the World'

President Donald Trump proclaimed as he spoke to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday that he does not like that “OPEC and OPEC nations are, as usual, ripping off the rest of the world.

Ted Cruz: Beto O’Rourke Voted 67 Times to Keep Obamacare

Ted Cruz: Beto O’Rourke Voted 67 Times to Keep Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz called for keeping pre-existing condition coverage during Friday night’s debate while slamming Democrat opponent Rep. Beto O’Rourke for voting to keep Obamacare despite rising insurance premiums.

WSJ: Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China

WSJ: Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China

President Donald Trump is making plans to implement additional tariffs of $200 billion on Chinese imports his administration has been considering for months, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal.

North Korea Letter Renews Trump-Kim Second Meeting Plan

North Korea Letter Renews Trump-Kim Second Meeting Plan

A new letter from North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to U.S. President Donald Trump sought to renew plans for a second meeting between the two leaders, and those plans are now in motion, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Monday.

U.S. and China ‘Exchanged Views’ in DC Trade Talks

U.S. and China ‘Exchanged Views’ in DC Trade Talks

Chinese trade officials concluded their visit to Washington, DC, meeting with U.S. counterparts with whom they discussed structural issues in the U.S. section 301 report and attempts to achieve general goals in the trade relationship.

Mike Pence Ties Troy Balderson’s Opponent to Nancy Pelosi in Ohio

Mike Pence Ties Troy Balderson’s Opponent to Nancy Pelosi in Ohio

Vice President Mike Pence campaigned for Republican congressional candidate Troy Balderson in Ohio Monday, telling a crowd of several hundred that Democratic opponent Danny O’Connor would join Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in giving them “fewer jobs, fewer opportunities, more government, and more taxes.

California Democrats Taking Money from ICE Contractors

California Democrats Taking Money from ICE Contractors

Prime U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contractors have thrown $215,000 dollars into the California Democratic Party during the past year despite visceral opposition to the government immigration agency.

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