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17 States That Will Gain or Lose Electoral-College Votes After the 2020 Census
Politics

17 States That Will Gain or Lose Electoral-College Votes After the 2020 Census

Every 10 years, the 435 seats in the House of Representatives are reassigned based on the results of the U.S.
July 2, 2020
8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act
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8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act

Parts of the massive federal stimulus passed by the House of Representatives focus on workers on the front line of the coronavirus battle.
May 21, 2020
5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law
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5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law

The massive federal stimulus bill just passed by the House of Representatives is "dead on arrival" in the Senate. But a few proposals in the bill have…
May 16, 2020
Vote by Mail: A State-by-State Guide to Absentee Ballot Voting
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Vote by Mail: A State-by-State Guide to Absentee Ballot Voting

With health authorities recommending people continue to social distance, the idea of voting by mail is becoming an increasingly hot topic.
May 12, 2020
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9 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the 2020 Elections
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9 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the 2020 Elections

The 2020 election will be like no other in history, as the COVID-19 pandemic will upend the business of politics as usual.
April 21, 2020

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Fighting Against Aging Stereotypes
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Fighting Against Aging Stereotypes

Ageism is "the last prejudice to bubble to the surface of our consciousness," says author/activist Ashton Applewhite.
March 11, 2020
How to Run for Local Office
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How to Run for Local Office

If you’ve ever thought that you could do a better job than the elected officials currently in office, here’s how to launch a campaign—and win.
November 26, 2019
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Ranking the Top Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020
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Ranking the Top Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020

The 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest has attracted unprecedented interest.
June 25, 2019
What the Midterm Elections Mean to Your Money
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What the Midterm Elections Mean to Your Money

Regardless of the results of the election, putting an end to the uncertainty is likely to be a plus for your portfolio.
October 30, 2018
Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market
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Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market

Divided control of Congress, White House, has historically led to poor returns
October 24, 2018
Here's an Inside Look at McCain's Economic Advisers
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Here's an Inside Look at McCain's Economic Advisers

October 4, 2017
The Long Slog in Congress After Comey
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The Long Slog in Congress After Comey

Trump's firing of the FBI director ruffled congressional feathers, but not enough to spur an independent investigation into Russian meddling in the 20…
May 12, 2017
Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Faces Tough Challenges
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Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Faces Tough Challenges

A one-page outline isn't enough to satisfy a Congress interested in the details — and protecting constituents.
April 27, 2017
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Keep Calm and Carry On as Markets Adjust to Trump Presidency
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Keep Calm and Carry On as Markets Adjust to Trump Presidency

If you’re worried about all the political and economic changes ahead, you’re not alone, but there are some reasons to take comfort, too.
January 26, 2017
What to Expect From Trump's First 100 Days
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What to Expect From Trump's First 100 Days

He’ll score quick wins with executive orders slashing regs. But it will be slower going on undoing Obamacare, tax law, and other legislation.
January 22, 2017
How Can We Discourage Bogus News Stories?
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How Can We Discourage Bogus News Stories?

Only the big online advertising networks can cut off the lifeblood and reduce the financial incentive to create phony stories.
December 22, 2016
Trump's Agenda and Challenges
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Trump's Agenda and Challenges

What lies ahead for the President-Elect.
November 12, 2016
How Presidential Elections Affect the Stock Market
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How Presidential Elections Affect the Stock Market

Myths abound, but when it comes to your portfolio, it doesn’t matter much which party wins the White House.
November 9, 2016
E-Mail Blowup Unlikely to Derail Clinton
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E-Mail Blowup Unlikely to Derail Clinton

With millions of ballots already cast, news of renewed FBI interest in Hillary Clinton's e-mails may be too late to change the outcome.
October 31, 2016
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Gamblers Are Surprisingly Accurate at Picking the Next President
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Gamblers Are Surprisingly Accurate at Picking the Next President

Polls show a tight race for the White House, but betting sites have the odds firmly favoring Clinton.
September 27, 2016
Trump vs. Clinton: 10 Ways the Next President Will Impact Your Wallet
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Trump vs. Clinton: 10 Ways the Next President Will Impact Your Wallet

The policies that Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump say they'll bring to the White House could have a dramatic impact on your wallet…
September 19, 2016
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Force One
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Force One

In 2021 or thereabouts, the president of the United States will board a spanking new Air Force One that will boast new standards of technological soph…
September 12, 2016
Clinton on Track to Win 2016 Presidential Election
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Clinton on Track to Win 2016 Presidential Election

Trump can win the White House, but faces an uphill climb.
September 2, 2016
4 Election Year Myths About Investing
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4 Election Year Myths About Investing

Instead of paying attention to all the campaign hoopla, focus on protecting your portfolio in these uncertain times.
August 16, 2016
Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Taxes
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Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Taxes

Clinton's plan would raise taxes on the wealthy, while Trump's would cut taxes across the board.
August 9, 2016