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Linda McMahon had contributed heavily to Donald Trump's 2016 election effort. At America First Action, she could play a similar role in his 2020 bid for re-election.
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President Trump said on Friday that he will nominate conservative TV commentator and former Trump campaign adviser Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board.
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Major U.S. stock indexes fell Friday as short-term Treasury yields exceeded those on long-term bonds, in what some analysts consider a sign that a recession may be coming.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Feb. 26. "It may be some time before the outlook for jobs and inflation calls clearly for a change in policy," he said Wednesday.
Alan Krueger, a Princeton University economist and chairman of former President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, specialized in workforce economics.
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The Federal Aviation Administration called for the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max planes on Wednesday. Boeing is facing a test of its notable influence in Washington.
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The House Budget Committee displays copies of President Trump's new budget proposal on Capitol Hill on Monday morning. Presidential budget proposals are typically political documents, with Congress taking the lead to set federal spending levels.
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