The report comes from the Council of Economic Advisers, a nonpartisan executive agency, landing on the heels of President Trump's recent claims that his opponents will turn the U.S. into "the next Venezuela" if they succeed in the midterm elections.
"We arrive at a potential incremental Shipping Expense range of $400 million to $1.1 billion range with the assumption that 40 percent to 50 percent of U.S. packages are shipped via the Postal Service," Credit Suisse analyst Ju wrote.
Warren, who has said that she would "take a hard look" at a 2020 run after the midterms, is building a national political operation and has increasingly gone on the offensive against Trump and Republicans up and down the ballot in recent months.
The salvo against Democrats' "menacing" health-care goals comes less than 30 days before the midterm elections, and is explicitly directed at seniors who have historically shown high levels of support for Medicare, the over-65 health insurance plan.
The billionaire and former New York mayor has often identified as a Democrat, but he has previously run for office as a Republican and an independent.
Fast-food workers are fighting for higher wages and the right to unionize.
Bernie Sanders tweeted Thursday morning calling for McDonalds to follow the lead of Amazon and Disney, and pay their restaurant workers $15 per hour.
Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss a proposed bill that targets big financial institutions, looking to break them up.
The former presidential candidate introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require the breakup of any financial company that has a total exposure of greater than 3 percent of gross domestic product.
*$1 billion cost offset by Prime price rise. Oct 2- Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees from next month, giving in to critics of poor pay and working conditions at the world's second most valuable company. The increase pushes Amazon's lowest wage above that at Walmart Inc and Target Corp. It is almost $3 shy...
Republican Senator Cory Gardner's campaign saw a boost from Amazon executives in the third quarter, including CEO Jeff Bezos.
That's right, Obamacare could expand – implausible as it sounds after the GOP's multiple attempts to undermine the law.
Democrats have easily raised more cash than Republicans in dozens of key races as they try to take a House majority, pulling in more cash than GOP rivals in 53 of the 72 House races the nonpartisan Cook Political Report considers competitive.
But Bolton also said "taken what we've seen so far, there's no possibility the outcome of the [2016 presidential election] would've been changed" as a result of Russian meddling.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.