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Clinton tries to undermine central premise of Trump’s campaign — that he would help struggling Americans

August 12, 2016
Jim Tankersley, John Wagner | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton on Thursday sought to undermine the central premise of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign — that he would bring relief to economically beleaguered Americans — by casting him as a fraud and claiming that his proposals would help “only millionaires like himself.”
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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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