WASHINGTON, Feb 13- A group aiming to spur climate change legislation that would tax carbon emissions stepped up efforts by issuing a blueprint on Thursday and previewing it with a group of bipartisan U.S. senators earlier this week. The Climate Leadership Council's plan aims to halve carbon emissions by 2035 from 2005 levels with a tax starting at $40 per ton.
President Donald Trump branded the Democratic Party's chaotic effort in Iowa to begin choosing an election challenger as an "unmitigated disaster" on Tuesday after results in the state caucus were delayed indefinitely.
U.S. stock futures were sharply lower Thursday, as world markets were under pressure on concerns about the widening coronavirus outbreak.
"Private equity is not about cost cutting. It's about growth," Bain's Steve Pagliuca told CNBC in an interview from Davos.
"There's a great deal in Mike Bloomberg's record that is a real problem for very many Democratic voters," says the former congressman.
Nov 8- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said he is considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. He did not divest himself of holdings in Bloomberg LP. Unlike earlier presidents, President Donald Trump has maintained ownership of his real estate company, the Trump Organization, in an arrangement that watchdogs say poses conflicts of...
The group, led by Republican Senator Marco Rubio, say the bill is aimed at reversing a decision to allow federal employees and military service members to invest their retirement savings in a fund that includes China- listed stocks. Amid heightened U.S.- China trade tensions and efforts to limit the flow of U.S. capital to Chinese companies because of security...
"In my view, it's time for me to stay silent on impeachment until the process is complete," the Utah Republican senator says.
Snap-on's Nicholas Pinchuk says blue-collar workers are in favor of President Trump because they are sick of being looked down on.
As the U.S. strike by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors nears three weeks, the main remaining issues in the negotiations have narrowed to wages and pensions, a person familiar with the talks said on Saturday.
President Donald Trump on Saturday called U.S. Senator Mitt Romney a "pompous ass" after his sharp critique of the president's push for other nations to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
WASHINGTON, Oct 4- U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump. The three said they were forced to issue the subpoena after the White House failed to produce documents they requested in a Sept. 9 letter. They gave the White House until Oct. 18 to produce...
The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing teen vaping.
Thursday night's presidential debate showcases Democratic diversity, but one notable category won't be represented: Not one governor made the cut.
Idaho's wealthiest man just launched a new fund to defend people from "overly aggressive medical debt collectors."
Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday that there's 'nothing wrong' with taking information from Russians, after the Mueller report laid out extensive ties between the Trump campaign and Russians during the 2016 election campaign.
Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer, N.D., on Thursday became the fourth member of his party's caucus to tell reporters he would vote against the nomination of former pizza executive Herman Cain to join the board of the Federal Reserve.
The director of Trump's National Economic Council struck a decidedly noncommittal note when asked about Cain's support within the White House. On Capitol Hill, Cain's prospects for Senate confirmation grew dimmer by the day.
Herman Cain's path to the Federal Reserve board could be blocked before the president even nominates him. At least three GOP senators reportedly plan to vote against Cain, if the president formally chooses him. Staffers for Senators Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski confirmed their opposition to Cain and reports say Senator Cory Gardner also plans to vote against him. Vice President Mike Pence weighs in on the nomination process and what President Trump is considering for the role on the board.
President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.