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  • The 20 Most Expensive Drugs in the US

    Drug price-comparison platform GoodRx recently released an expanded rundown of the 20 most costly drugs in the U.S., based on the list price set by manufacturers — which can be very different from...

  • How Much Would a Federal Jobs Guarantee Cost?

    One of the more provocative ideas being kicked around on the progressive left these days is a federal jobs guarantee. Proponents say that too many American workers have been left behind in an...

  • ‘Read My Lips’: How George H.W. Bush’s Tax Hikes Changed Our Politics

    The tributes to former President George H.W. Bush have focused on his life of service, his character, his sense of humor, his courage and his leadership. But as the nation mourns and celebrates the...

  • Trump holds a discussion about school shootings with state governors from around the country at the White House in Washington

    Trump Says National Debt Is Not His Problem: Report

    As a candidate, Donald Trump said he could eliminate the national debt in eight years, largely by focusing on better trade deals. But in office, Trump has presided over a considerable increase in red...

  • FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony to start the construction of the first metro line in Abidjan

    Tax Burden in France Now Highest in the World: OECD

    France is now the most heavily taxed developed nation, according to the latest annual review by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The OECD’s analysis includes federal, state...

  • White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about the budget at the White House in Washington

    Number of the Day: $300 Million

    Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, wants the agency to be known as the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, the name under which it was established by...

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    4 Lessons from the GOP Tax Bill

    The Wall Street Journal’s Theo Francis says that while the Republican tax bill signed by President Trump a year ago has produced some obvious effects for U.S. businesses, including a solid boost to...