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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: Trump hammers Democrats on health care, touts economy in State of the Union speech

President Donald Trump attacked Democrats over the hot-button election-year issue of health care in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, as he sought to tout his economic accomplishments and called for action on drug costs and infrastructure......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 4th, 2020

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: Elizabeth Warren seen as ‘obvious’ pick for Joe Biden’s vice president by veteran pollster

A longtime Democratic pollster is reportedly urging Joe Biden to pick Elizabeth Warren as his running mate, saying she would help him the most in the November presidential election against Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Capitol Report: Clinton-Obama in 2020? One former White House official says it’s possible

Douglas MacKinnon waxed creative in an op-ed in The Hill about a potential replacement ticket for the 2020 election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2020

Capitol Report: SBA touts $250 billion loan approvals, but there’s little evidence small businesses are seeing cash

The Small Business Administration said that banks have approved nearly $250 billion in emergency .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2020

Capitol Report: President Trump touts his ‘astounding’ TV ratings, compares his coronavirus press briefings to ‘The Bachelor’

The silver lining for the Trump administration during this coronavirus pandemic: It makes for fabulous television, apparently. A real blockbuster. Must see TV! Like, we’re talking “The Bachelor” and “Monday Night Football” ratings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 29th, 2020

Capitol Report: Trump’s ‘China virus’ rhetoric and what it means for U.S.-China trade, presidential election

Heightened rhetoric underscores fraying U.S.-China relations and President Trump’s efforts to use conflict with China as a reelection issue.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2020

Capitol Report: Bloomberg has spent $464 million of his own money on his presidential campaign, filing shows

Presidential campaigns are revealing their fundraising and spending activities as of Jan. 31 because they face a Thursday deadline for reporting figures to the Federal Election Commission......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2020

Capitol Report: Trump again takes credit for the bull market, touts a different kind of MAGA — Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Apple

Last week, Amazon officially became only the fourth U.S. compa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2020

Capitol Report: Here are the 11 Democrats running for president with New Hampshire primary voting underway

Seven Democratic presidential hopefuls are preparing to square off Friday night in a debate in New Hampshire, but the 2020 field is still 11 strong as the primary season ramps up......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2020

Capitol Report: Here are all of the Democrats running for president, ahead of tonight’s debate in New Hampshire

Seven Democratic presidential hopefuls are preparing to square off Friday night in a debate in New Hampshire, but the 2020 field is still 11 strong as the primary season ramps up......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2020

Capitol Report: Here are some of the business tax credits Congress could approve by year’s end

Tax credits benefitting renewable energy, railroads and other industries could get a new lease on life as lawmakers eye end-of-the-year legislation including a massive spending package they’re racing to finish before another government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2019

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