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Chuck Schumer on Women's March: Marching 'Part of The Grand American Tradition'
The Senate minority leader talks about the Women's March and President Trump's first days in office.
'King of Bankruptcy' Wilbur Ross Grilled on Trade, Climate Change and Infrastructure During Confirmation Hearing
Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump ’s pick for Commerce Secretary, told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation this morning that access to U.S. markets should remain open to countries who "play fair." "I am not anti-trade. I am pro-trade," Ross declared to the
Top Administration Official Denounces 'Language of Hate' Permeating Election
A top official in the Obama administration denounced hate speech and discriminatory behavior in the United States at an event commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling on Americans to not let “the fear of the other” root itself in the U.S. "Hate speech has a friend in silence,” U.S. Commerce
Cheaper Cuban Travel Now Easier With New Regulations
The Obama administration has announced new changes to Cuba policy allowing easier travel and hiring of Cuban nationals. Americans will no longer need to be part of an official tour group to participate in "people to people" cultural exchange travel to Cuba, the administration said in advance of the
Meerkat: What You Need to Know About the Hottest App at SXSW
The hottest new app at South by Southwest is less than three weeks old, boasts an estimated 150,000 users and puts the power to broadcast into the hands of anyone with a smartphone. Meet Meerkat. The simple live video streaming app shares similar components to Snapchat but with a real-time element
Obama on the Broadband Wagon
President showcasing Cedar Falls, Iowa, for its competitive broadband edge.
Obama: 'We Cannot Lose Site of the New Africa Emerging'
The president addresses African leaders at the US-Africa summit in Washington.
Obama Promotes American Exports, Workers to Global Businesses
The president attends investment summit to discuss reasons for doing business in America.
Wal-Mart Pushes Made in USA
Morning Money Memo… Is US manufacturing heading for a revival? The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is leading a new effort to bring more manufacturing jobs back to this country. The company’s many critics may see this as more than a little ironic as Wal-Mart’s decades-long...
The Note: On The Right, No Rush To Reform
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES FIRST THINGS FIRST: Nearly six in 10 Americans back a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants, with narrow preference for prompt action on the issue in the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll. But partisan divisions are sharp — a...