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Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
Bruce Van Saun, chairman and CEO of Citizens Financial Group Inc., is bullish about what impact a pro-growth, Republican-run U.S. government could have on the financial health of his bank in 2017. more
Right after Donald Trump was elected, I pointed out that it was going to be a wee bit harder to repeal and replace Obamacare than Republican politicians had promised on the stump. more
The U.S. Senate confirmed Tom Price, a congressman and physician, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a post where he’ll have a leading role in Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare and implement its replacement, and oversee a budget of more than $1 trillion. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
Democrats closed out a marathon sit-in on the U.S. House floor Thursday afternoon after 25 hours of emotionally charged speeches demanding action on gun control, but they insisted their protests would continue in other forms. more
How could the good done by the majority of those receiving legislative grants be missed in the media frenzy over the abuse of a few? In the spirit of fairness, people need to look at the big picture. more
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would increase the number of uninsured people by 32 million and double premiums by 2026, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report that will add pressure on Republicans’ contentious efforts to end the law. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
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