Bernie Sanders' wealth tax would fall $1 trillion shy

Bernie Sanders’ wealth tax would fall $1 trillion shy

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposed wealth tax on the richest Americans will generate $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion less than what the campaign claims. The results, if accurate, could undercut the critical funding needed to support his plans to develop public health care, education … Read more…

Supreme Court takes key Electoral College cases ahead of 2020 election

Supreme Court takes key Electoral College cases ahead of 2020 election

People wait in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, March 18, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College voters have a constitutional right to cast ballots for candidates who didn’t win their state’s popular vote, the justices announced in an order on Friday. The justices said they … Read more…

Big Tech worth over $5 trillion with Alphabet joining four comma club

Big Tech worth over $5 trillion with Alphabet joining four comma club

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps for Google Inc., speaks during the Google I/O Annual Developers Conference in San Francisco, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Even as regulators bear down on the top technology companies and some lawmakers seek to break them up, Big Tech is bigger … Read more…

Pete Buttigieg says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power

Pete Buttigieg says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles at South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg after being asked about Buttigieg as a politician as they walk into the St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center during a surprise visit to South Bend, Ind., Saturday, April 29, 2017. Michael Caterina | South Bend Tribune | AP Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has … Read more…

5 things to know before the stock market opens January 16, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens January 16, 2020

1. Futures indicate more stock records at Wall Street’s open Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 13, 2020 on Wall Street in New York City. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images After the signing of the preliminary U.S.-China trade deal, stock futures were pointing to … Read more…

Top moments and highlights from January's Democratic debate in Iowa

Top moments and highlights from January’s Democratic debate in Iowa

Tom Steyer (L-R), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) await the start of the Democratic presidential primary debate at Drake University on January 14, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Six Democratic … Read more…

Elizabeth Warren zings male rivals at Democratic debate for losing elections

Elizabeth Warren zings male rivals at Democratic debate for losing elections

Democratic presidential hopefuls Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (L), former Vice President Joe Biden (C) and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate of the seventh Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register at the Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa on January 14, 2020. Robyn Beck … Read more…

Warren demands probe of whether Trump resort guests traded on Iran tip

Warren demands probe of whether Trump resort guests traded on Iran tip

2020 Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks as she attends a rally at the Kings theatre on January 7, 2020 in New York. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is demanding a federal investigation into whether President Donald Trump provided advance notice of the deadly strike on Iran’s … Read more…

Mitch McConnell says Senate could pass USMCA trade deal

Mitch McConnell says Senate could pass USMCA trade deal

Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after a luncheon on Capitol Hill January 14, 2020, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expects his chamber to approve a new North American trade deal this week, he said Tuesday. The Senate still needs to ratify the … Read more…

Joe Biden campaign chairman rallies Wall Street donors for fundraising push

Joe Biden campaign chairman rallies Wall Street donors for fundraising push

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Trump administration’s recent actions in Iraq at Current, Chelsea Piers in New York City. Ron Adar | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Joe Biden’s campaign chairman privately met with some of Wall Street’s top donors last week in an attempt to rally them … Read more…