Rates on short-term Treasury bills rose at weekly auction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday’s auction to their highest levels since the fall of 2008. Source: Business – The Eagle

Money, Religion & Family Gossip are more popular says Reuters-Ipsos Poll Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — 31% of adults “will be intentionally avoiding political conversations” when they see family and…

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether…

Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5…

Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in…

“I’m telling my story, because there may be others.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Senators scrambled and quickly went into damage control mode to contain the fallout of…

With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a Typical Middle-Income Family Will Receive a $1,182 Tax Cut Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin…

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses. Source: Business…

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code’s biggest rewrite in three decades and the…

The Latest: Pence says 'ball is in Senate's court' on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House consideration of the tax overhaul (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

‘We want to provide every incentive to bring that money here to make those investments here and to create jobs here.’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report for fiscal year 2018, Representative John Culberson (TX-07) issued the following…

1st GOP senator opposes tax bill in early sign of problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party’s tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP leaders. Passage of a…

The Latest: Tax panel rejects Dem health care amendments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety. Source: Business – The Eagle

“Socialist Democrat Doug Jones will vote wrong. Roy Moore will vote right.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “There are millions of people in America who would lie in a…

Roy Moore Allegations Are Forcing an Awakening on The Liberal Left

Years of excusing Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct suddenly seems morally indefensible By Jeff Greenfield It was glimpsed in passing in a New York Times editorial, the Ground Zero of conventional…

US retail sales rose for 2nd month led by cars, clothes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, as bullish consumers bought more cars, furniture and clothes. Source: Business – The Eagle

Survey: New York factories grow at slower pace in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing activity in New York expanded at a slower pace this month but remains at a healthy level. Source: Business – The Eagle

Attorney General Sessions responds to request sought by House Judiciary Committee Republicans Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter to U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte (right), who…