Paula Dwyer

12/01/2016 - 10:00am

    Politicians have fretted over, debated and vowed to fix America's crumbling infrastructure. For four decades.

    Donald Trump, in his election-night victory speech, is the latest to pledge to give the nation a facelift, using American-made steel and employing American workers. "We're...

11/28/2016 - 12:00am

    All presidents break campaign promises, some more than others. President George H.W. Bush broke his "read my lips, no new taxes" vow, which contributed to his reelection loss in 1992. President Barack Obama kept most of his campaign pledges, with the exception of not closing the Guantanamo Bay...

11/24/2016 - 8:00am

    Texas Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R, who wants to overhaul financial regulation, is under consideration to be Donald Trump's Treasury secretary. Even if the job goes to someone else (hedge-fund manager Steve Mnuchin appears to be the front-runner), Hensarling's chairmanship of the House Financial...

11/17/2016 - 5:00pm

    The Republican-led Congress has voted at least 60 times in six years to repeal Obamacare. With Donald Trump in the White House and a Republican majority in both chambers of Congress, the next attempt may well succeed.

    But what would replace the...

10/28/2016 - 3:00pm

    Can she get anything done? That's the question now that nearly every poll shows Hillary Clinton winning the presidency and the Republicans holding on to the House, albeit with a weaker hand.

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10/23/2016 - 3:00pm

    Hillary Clinton often boasts, as she did in Wednesday night's debate, that her policies wouldn't add a penny to the national debt. She says that's because she offsets every new spending proposal and tax break with a budget cut or tax increase.

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