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GOP Plans to Put Tax Cuts at Forefront of 2018 Campaign

Congressional Republicans spent their two-day retreat in West Virginia hashing out their priorities for the rest of the year, and No. 1 on the list was holding on to their majorities in the House and Senate. With President Donald Trump’s stubbornly low approval ratings and historical trends suggesting they’ll lose seats in the November mid-term…

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Trump Created More Jobs Than Previously Reported. So Did Obama

By President Donald Trump, who frequently boasts that he’s creating jobs, has another statistic to tout: Annual data revisions released Friday by the Labor Department showed the economy actually added 118,000 more workers than previously reported during his first year in office. But for those keeping score, former President Barack Obama also gained: data were…

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How Ralph Lauren Plans to Be Cool Again

After a year of falling sales and internal turmoil, the grandfather of preppiness is trying to rescue his brand from irrelevance. By Updated on Back in the last century, Ralph Lauren built a business empire by sketching out a national fashion identity with each design. In recent years though the influence of his preppy styles has waned. Sales…

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House Republicans just released a controversial memo about the Russia probe. Read the full text here

President Donald Trump has declassified a hotly contested memo alleging anti-Trump bias and misconduct from the agencies probing Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. The House Intelligence Committee released the memo just after noon ET on Friday. In a party-line vote on Monday, Republicans on the House intelligence panel overruled their Democratic colleagues and…

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