President Trump punctuated his first two weeks in office with a push to begin deregulating the financial industry. Meanwhile, Congress is using a seldom-used law to target recent rules set by the Obama administration, including environmental protections and gun control.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Treasury Department to look for ways to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act's regulations, and signed a memorandum aimed at blocking a retirement savings regulation that makes brokers…
By PBS NewsHour
Up to 60,000 foreigners from seven majority-Muslim countries had their visas canceled after President Donald Trump's executive order blocked them from traveling to the U.S., the State Department said Friday.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Analysis suggests immigration has a crime-suppressing effect. In other words, more immigration equals less crime.
By The Conversation
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The confusion began early, when the president left the White House nearly an hour late for his first trip away from Washington, a quick jaunt to Philadelphia to speak to a Republican congressional retreat.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court stepped into a boiling political dispute over immigration Tuesday, setting up a likely decision in the middle of a presidential campaign marked by harsh rhetoric about immigrants.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The move follows years of pressure from gay rights groups for Obama to act on his own while a broader employment non-discrimination measure languishes on Capitol Hill. The Senate passed the legislation last year but the bill stalled in the…
Reacting to recommendations from the panel that investigated the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Bush issued executive orders Friday increasing the CIA director's power and creating a new national counter-terrorism center.
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