Conflicting public opinions of the effects of international free trade agreements are spurring doubts over a potential deal President Obama is pushing with countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Labor leaders in Los Angeles who pushed for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 are now seeking an exemption — for unionized companies.
President Obama is doing for the Internet what he did for health care: making things worse. His slogan should be “Change you can deceive in.”
After a victory in the Senate, President Obama’s push for a huge free-trade deal with Asia faces a higher hurdle in the House, where an unusual coalition of conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats oppose granting him more executive power.
Fraudsters stole private information from the IRS on more than 100,000 taxpayers and used it to bilk the agency of tens of millions of dollars, Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday — though he insisted the breach didn’t affect most Americans.