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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Here’s how presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand went from pushing for more deportations to wanting to abolish ICE

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a presidential hopeful, has shifted her position on deportations and ICE agency dramatically.

Trump said tax cuts would be ‘rocket fuel’ for the US economy. Here’s why they weren’t.

Recent calls for a slowdown in the US economy highlight the disconnect between what Republican lawmakers expected and what has come to pass.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speak to the media ahead of a possible partial government shut down in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2018.

Trump offered Democrats a limited immigration ‘compromise’ to end the shutdown. Democrats say it’s a ‘hostage taking.’

President Donald Trump is expected to offer Democrats protections for DACA recipients and other undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funds.

Kirsten Gillibrand broke down what her ‘Abolish ICE’ proposal would look like during a campaign visit to Iowa

Democratic New York Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand told reporters in Iowa that she wants an agency to focus on crime and terrorism and one to focus on migrants.
President Donald Trump

After Mueller throws water on BuzzFeed’s explosive story on Trump, the President took a Twitter victory lap

BuzzFeed's story alleging President Donald Trump asked his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress for him has been disputed by Robert Mueller's team in a rare public statement.

A huge number of economists agree we need a policy to fight climate change — but lawmakers aren’t getting on board

What do recent Republican White House economic advisers have in common with their Democratic counterparts? They think the US needs to tax carbon.
US investors had enough to worry about in 2019.

The unprecedented US shutdown is the latest headache for the stock market — and some experts say it could speed up the next recession

"There could be a negative multiplier when you suddenly have 800,000 people with reduced purchasing power," Ross Yarrow of the Robert W. Baird said.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters between U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) (L) after Trump addressed a closed Senate Republican policy lunch while a partial government shutdown enters its 19th day on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 9, 2019.

History shows the stock market may be setting up to rip higher once the government shutdown ends

A new analysis of the stock market's reaction to prior shutdowns suggests a rally could occur when a resolution is reached.

For farmers already struggling from Trump’s trade war, the government shutdown is making life even harder

As President Donald Trump's tariffs remain in place, a partial federal-government shutdown has complicated aid programs designed to help counter them.

Burger King brilliantly ribs Trump over ‘hamberder’ tweet

Burger King tweeted in response: "due to a large order placed yesterday, we're all out of hamberders. just serving hamburgers today."