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Capitol Report: Cornyn touts energy bills as he ramps up re-election bid

Sen. John Cornyn is seeking to ramp up U.S. oil exports and energy innovation, amplifying his message to voters as Democrats aim to unseat him in 2020......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2019

Capitol Report: Drug price bills score bipartisan support from key House committee

Democrats and Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee signaled Wednesday that they had reached deals on some bills that target soaring drug prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2019

Capitol Report: Energy of Trump base, progressive left to drive midterm election spending to new records

The midterm congressional elections are six months away, but there are already signs that this year’s contests will be the costliest ever......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Capitol Report: Trump calls U.S.-China deal ‘close’ in speech where he blasts Fed and touts economic successes

President Donald Trump said Tuesday a U.S.-China trade deal “could happen soon,” describing a phase-one agreement as “close” in a speech to the Economic Club of New York......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: Trump rips Fed and touts U.S. economy in New York speech

President Donald Trump took aim at the Federal Reserve and touted U.S. job creation in a speech Tuesday at the Economic Club of New York, as investors watched the address for possible clues on the direction of a U.S.-China trade deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: With Peter King’s retirement, here are the 20 House Republicans who aren’t seeking re-election

Twenty House Republicans now have opted to retire or move on to other jobs, rather than run for re-election in 2020......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: 5 things to watch for the 2020 election from today’s races in Virginia, Kentucky and elsewhere

As voters across the country cast their ballots Tuesday in a range of state and local races, analysts are watching to see what this off-year Election Day could signal about the battle for the White House and other 2020 contests......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2019

Capitol Report: Lobbying by giant Chinese drone maker hits record as U.S. lawmakers target its products

Bills introduced in the House and Senate over the past month seek to block federal agencies from buying drones manufactured in China, spurred by the view that the unmanned vehicles might end up sending their data back to Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2019

Capitol Report: Sanders leads in third-quarter fundraising, followed by Warren as Biden lags

Presidential campaigns have revealed their fundraising totals for the third quarter ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline, when figures must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

Capitol Report: Warren tops Biden in third-quarter fundraising, but both lag Sanders

Presidential campaigns are starting to reveal their fundraising totals for the third quarter ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline, when figures must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2019

Capitol Report: Biden raises $15 million in the third quarter, trailing Sanders and Buttigieg’s hauls

Presidential campaigns are starting to reveal their fundraising totals for the third quarter ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline, when figures must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2019

Capitol Report: Bernie Sanders raises $25 million in the third quarter, topping Pete Buttigieg’s haul of $19 million

Presidential campaigns are starting to reveal their fundraising totals for the third quarter ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline, when figures must be disclosed to the Federal Election Commission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2019

Capitol Report: Whistleblower complaint released by House Intelligence Committee: full text

Here’s the full text of a whistleblower complaint that alleges President Donald Trump used the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Capitol Report: Gun violence costs the U.S. more than $200 billion each year and 5 Trump states are hardest hit, report says

Gun violence is costing the U.S. economy $229 billion each year, and five southern states that President Donald Trump won in the 2016 election are hit hardest financially by such violence......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2019

Capitol Report: JPMorgan’s Dimon doubts Trump and China will strike trade deal before 2020 election

President Trump is floating the idea China could agree to a trade deal before the 2020 election, but one of America’s top CEOs is very skeptical. JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said he doubts the U.S. and China will strike an agreement soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Capitol Report: Republicans and Democrats agree at landmark hearing that U.S. marijuana laws are a mess

Congress is struggling to do much on protecting personal data, ending surprise medical bills and other issues with bipartisan appeal, but lawmakers on Wednesday talked up the potential for overhauling restrictions on the cannabis industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2019

Capitol Report: Gorsuch, Kavanaugh emerging as Supreme Court swing votes | 2020 election to spark record ad spending

Gorsuch, Kavanaugh and Roberts have surprised court watchers as these conservatives occasionally have forged unlikely alliances with their liberal counterparts. Meanwhile, there are signs of struggles for the Hickenlooper campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2019

Capitol Report: Trump campaign holds event for ‘bundlers,’ embracing conventional fundraising

Trump’s re-election campaign on Tuesday is holding a fundraising event for key donors known as “bundlers,” in a sign of how the former Washington outsider’s team is embracing a more conventional approach to financing its operations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2019

Capitol Report: Biden leads Trump in poll as he enters race, prepares for fundraiser

Former Vice President Joe Biden jumped into the 2020 campaign Thursday, as a new poll showed him leading President Donald Trump in a general election matchup......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2019

Capitol Report: As industry spends millions on lobbying, Congress moves on retirement legislation

The financial industry has engaged in significant lobbying on legislation that would revamp the U.S. retirement system, and it’s now sounding delighted about the bills that are making their way through Congress......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2019

Capitol Report: As Biden set to announce candidacy, these are the Democrats who are running for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce this week that he’s running for president, jumping into a crowded field of Democrats aiming to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2019