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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they ironed out some differences with the White House over a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, and Congress could still vote on the deal- one of President Donald Trump's top priorities- this year. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the two sides made progress during her more than...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President Donald Trump and top administration officials on Tuesday renewed pressure on Congress to ratify the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement, after a major U.S. labor leader said there was more work to do on the deal. The White House has dismissed House Democrats' efforts to shore up enforcement of the trade agreement's labor and...

  • President Donald Trump and top administration officials on Tuesday renewed pressure on Congress to ratify the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement, after a major U.S. labor leader on Monday said there was more work to do on the deal. The White House has dismissed House Democrats' efforts to shore up enforcement of the trade agreement's labor and environmental...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- A major U.S. labor leader on Monday said there was more work to do on a new U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement, pushing back against comments from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that a breakthrough was imminent. President Donald Trump and top administration officials on Tuesday renewed their pressure on Congress to ratify the U.S.- Mexico-...

  • Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock futures were still pointing to more records despite an over 4% premarket decline in Dow stock Home Depot.

  • DETROIT, Nov 18- The acting top U.S. auto safety official said on Monday he was confident the U.S. Congress will ratify the trade treaty intended to replace NAFTA, boosting the auto industry and enabling automakers to build safer cars at lower prices. The USMCA was signed by the three countries about a year ago in an effort to replace the $1 trillion North American...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 04, 2019 in New York City.

    U.S. stock futures were pointing to gains strong enough for the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq to set new highs at Friday's open on Wall Street.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The U.S. dollar fell against the Japanese yen on Thursday as investors pushed into safe-haven assets on reports the United States and China were struggling to finalize a "phase one" trade deal and as the domestic impeachment inquiry into U.S. That has continued- over the course of the session- to push dollar/yen down, "said Shaun Osborne, chief foreign...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said a breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact with Mexico and Canada could be imminent and that she wanted to pass the deal by the end of the year. The United States- Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed by the three countries about a year ago in an effort to replace the $1...

  • U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CAlif) holds her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. September 12, 2019.

    Pelosi's office is awaiting the final review from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which measures the bill's impact on federal spending.

  • U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said last week she would not rule out a vote on the deal slipping into next year, but hoped it could happen sooner. "It is a pleasure to see the positive momentum that seems to be happening on this renewal of this very important trade deal," Trudeau said at the start of talks in Ottawa with the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means...

  • The U.S.- Mexico- Canada agreement was signed almost a year ago by the three countries, but the U.S. House of Representatives has yet to hold a formal vote to ratify it. "It is a pleasure to see the positive momentum that seems to be happening on this renewal of this very important trade deal," Trudeau said at the start of talks in Ottawa with the Democratic chairman of...

  • The U.S.- Mexico- Canada agreement was signed almost a year ago but the U.S. House of Representatives has yet to hold a formal vote on it. Mexico has already ratified the new deal, but Canada is holding back on the grounds that it wants to move in tandem with the United States. Minutes before meeting Trudeau, Neal told Global News that he was seeking Canada's help with...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering critics who had attacked her for failing to explain how she would pay for the sweeping healthcare system overhaul. "That system is Medicare...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering critics who had attacked her for failing to explain how she would pay for the sweeping healthcare overhaul. The proposal to remake the U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 31- A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump on Thursday when lawmakers approved rules for the next stage, including public hearings, in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump's attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival. No one comes to Congress to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 25- Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Friday he believes U.S. lawmakers will soon begin the process of approving the new United States- Mexico- Canada trade deal now that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed wage increases and funding for labor reforms. The USMCA must win approval in a divided U.S....

  • Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft speaking at the 2018 Code Conference on May 29th, 2018.

    Brad Smith, a regular contributor to Democrats, just wrote his biggest check of the year to support the speaker of the House.

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

    The legislation has a high chance of approval in the House, where Democrats control the chamber with 234 seats.