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  • U.S. President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore

    Is Trump Really Saving Money by Canceling ‘War Games’ in South Korea?

    President Trump announced Tuesday that the extensive joint military exercises the U.S. regularly holds with South Korea will cease as he seeks to improve relations with North Korea. In addition to...

  • White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about the budget at the White House in Washington

    Your Tax Dollars at Work

    Mick Mulvaney has been running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since last November, and by all accounts the South Carolina conservative is none too happy with the agency charged with...

  • FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Dome (L) building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 4, 2013.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

    Congress Under Pressure to Fix New Tax Law

    Lawmakers are facing growing pressure from industry groups to fix glitches in the GOP tax law, reports The Hill , but it’s unclear how or when those corrections will be rolled out. The task is...

  • Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senate majority leader Bob Dole in Washington

    Congress Faces a Rocky Road to November

    The news headlines may be dominated by stories about President Trump, North Korea, trade wars and the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in U.S. elections, but budget expert Stan...

  • Record Rate of Generic Drug Approvals May Not Help Lower Prices

    The Food and Drug Administration is approving generic drugs for sale at a record pace as part of a strategy to reduce prices through increased competition for name-brand drugs. But a new analysis of...