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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.

White House Pledges to Train 3.8 Million New American Workers

White House Pledges to Train 3.8 Million New American Workers

Companies and associations gathered with President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and American workers at the White House Thursday to announce pledges to provide on-the-job and vocational training to nearly four million workers over the next five years.

President's National Council Will Train 3.8 Million American Workers

President's National Council Will Train 3.8 Million American Workers

Companies and associations gathered with President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and American workers at the White House Thursday to announce pledges to provide on-the-job and vocational training to nearly four million workers over the next five years.

23 Pledge at White House to Train 3.8 Million New American Workers

23 Pledge at White House to Train 3.8 Million New American Workers

Companies and associations gathered with President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and American workers at the White House Thursday to announce pledges to provide on-the-job and vocational training to nearly four million workers over the next five years.

Trump Fires Back at EU Tusk's Mockery of America

Trump Fires Back at EU Tusk's Mockery of America

President Donald Trump refuted European Council President Donald Tusk’s Tuesday slam about the number of America’s allies as Trump took off for this week’s NATO summit.

VP Pence: White House Stands with ICE 100%

VP Pence: White House Stands with ICE 100%

Vice President Mike Pence declared Friday from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Headquarters that the White House and President Donald Trump stand with ICE “100%.”

Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters on Air Force One flight to Montana Thursday that tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods will go into effect at the end of the night, another $16 billion in two weeks, and another up to $500 billion more if China refuses to change unfair trade practices.

President Trump Meets with 4 SCOTUS Candidates, 2-3 More to Come

President Trump Meets with 4 SCOTUS Candidates, 2-3 More to Come

President Donald Trump met with four “outstanding” potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees Monday morning at the White House, telling the press that afternoon that he has plans to meet with two or three more before making a decision.

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