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Politics Barack Obama

  • Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    Since Trump was elected with help from Icahn's $200,000 in contributions to Republican causes, CVR energy's stock has gone up. The New York Times reports.

  • BlackRock signage above building entrance in New York.

    President Trump’s review of the controversial law has prompted calls for a postponement, The Financial Times reports.

  • Delegates hold signs that read 'Trump Digs Coal' on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    President Donald Trump will sign an order on Tuesday aimed at making it easier for companies to produce energy in the U.S., administration officials said.

  • LONDON— President Donald Trump's failure to reform U.S. health care, his first legislative setback since entering the White House in January, weighed on global stock markets Monday, with many investors cautious about his ability to deliver on other campaign promises, such as tax cuts and big infrastructure spending. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 200...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure. Stocks in Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries were lower. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "For Asian markets, a turbulent start to the...

  • Pence's message on Saturday comes after the GOP effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law failed to gather enough Republican support to come to a vote in the House. On Saturday in the West Virginia community of Scott Depot, Pence said Congress just wasn't ready and that it's "back to the drawing board. The president has responded to the failure of the GOP...

  • "Working with this Congress, President Trump is going to pass the largest tax cut since the days of Ronald Reagan, and we're going to get this American economy moving again," he said. Pence made his comments the day after the Republican-controlled House of Representatives failed to find enough support within its own ranks to pass legislation to roll back...

  • A homeless man sleeps under an American Flag blanket on a park bench on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

    The idea of a universal basic income is nothing new, but now more people are beginning to consider its feasibility in the U.S.

  • President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2017.

    There are numerous risks for President Trump's agenda now that the GOP health-care bill is dead, analysts say.

  • WASHINGTON— House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis., say they will soon turn their attention to the first major re-write of the tax code in more than 30 years. The GOP health plan would have repealed nearly $1...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • WASHINGTON, March 25- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years. Nevertheless, Ryan's job did not seem to be under immediate threat, at least not in the House of Representatives...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after he and his administration insisted up until the time of the vote by the U.S. House of Representatives that there was enough Republican support. It brings into question the neophyte presidents ability to move...

  • WASHINGTON— House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. It was an epic, damaging, self-inflicted collapse that smothered the GOP effort. It represented the culmination of seven years of unsuccessful GOP attempts to craft a replacement bill the party could rally behind— a unity...

  • March 24- President Donald Trump on Friday was dealt his biggest blow since taking office just over two months ago when House Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. Throughout his presidential campaign and since taking office, Trump had repeatedly vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare, the signature domestic...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years. Nevertheless, Ryan's job did not seem to be under immediate threat, at least not in the House of Representatives...