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Donald Trump’s new tax plan could have a big winner: Donald Trump’s companies

August 11, 2016
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
A little-noticed provision in Donald Trump’s tax reform plan has the potential to deliver a large tax cut to companies in the Republican presidential nominee’s vast business empire, experts say.
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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Spar Over Economic Proposals

August 9, 2016
Beth Reinhard, Nick Timiraos | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton in an economic-policy speech that sought to pick off some of her supporters, while the Democratic presidential nominee dismissed her rival’s plans as a repackaging of old Republican ideas.
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Trump tries to reset with economic speech — but faces new resistance in GOP

August 9, 2016
Jim Tankersley, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
Seeking to put the most difficult stretch of his campaign behind him, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used a major economic speech Monday to reach out to two voting blocs that remain critical to his faltering chances of winning in November: traditional fiscal conservatives and disaffected blue-collar workers.
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Two new 'wrinkles' in Trump's tax plan

August 9, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports on Donald Trump's economic plan for the country as a recent poll shows him slipping behind rival Hillary Clinton while fellow Republican Sen. Susan Collins writes she cannot support him.
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As the E.U. falls apart, North American leaders seek unity in Ottawa Wednesday

June 29, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
At a time when European integration is faltering, North American leaders are hoping to signal Wednesday that their continent’s economies and citizens are becoming more tightly knit.
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How Brexit could turn every country into a loser

June 28, 2016
Jim Tankersley, Ylan Mui, Chico Harlan | The Washington Post
Thanks to Brexit, the French may not buy as many American pharmaceuticals this year. Germans probably won’t buy as many Japanese printers. It’s the best time in recent memory for a non-Brit to drive home a new Jaguar, but no one in Britain should be too excited about that.

Britain votes to leave the European Union, the Supreme Court releases decisions & Congress debates gun control

June 24, 2016
While Britain throws Europe into uncertainty by voting to leave the EU, the U.S. Supreme Court decides on affirmative action and immigration, and House Democrats stage a sit-in over gun control legislation.
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Hillary Clinton: ‘Anger’ and ‘anxiety’ are driving people to Trump

June 23, 2016
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
In exclusive interview, Clinton makes new pitch to workers who now support Trump
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