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Nov 01, 2018

Lawmakers Look to Expand Electric Vehicle Subsidy, But Americans Want it Gone

Purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) in the United States comes with a tax credit. Buyers can file for the non-refundable credit with their tax return and get up to $7,500…

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Oct 31, 2018

Associated Press Catches Up with Trade Builds America Panelist Chris Scott

“We first saw the steel tariffs hit us in January and February. Last night we went back to our hotel room and we saw another round of tariffs hitting our shelf brackets…

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Oct 29, 2018

Bipartisan Laws Will Reopen Cold Cases, Leverage Modern DNA Technology

For some victims of heinous crimes, justice has an expiration date. But modern technology and modern policies are starting to change that. In early October, President Donald Trump signed into law the…

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Oct 29, 2018

4 ‘Tariffying’ Things to Look Out for This Halloween

Is the most terrifying thing this Halloween a haunted house? A haunted corn maze? A scary movie? No! The most terrifying — well, “tariffying” — thing this Halloween is the impact that the Trump…

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Oct 26, 2018

2018 Q3: Economy Grew At A 3.5 Percent Rate; Fastest Consumer Spending Since 2014 (Advance Estimate)

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its first estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2018, and announced that the U.S. economy expanded at…

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Oct 26, 2018

Tariffs Are Giving America’s Big Businesses a Run for Their Money

Some of the largest companies in the United States cannot avoid the Trump administration’s tariffs. CNBC noted on Oct. 24 that, of the 110 S&P 500 companies that reported…

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Oct 25, 2018

Single-Payer Side Effects: How the Proposed Program’s Costs Far Outweigh Any Benefits

The federal government has an overspending problem. Time and again, Congress acts as a rubber stamp for massive spending bills, passed with little transparency and under massive pressure from the prospect of…

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Oct 24, 2018

America Could Lead on Driverless Cars, If Tariffs Don’t Get in the Way

It may seem like a thing of the distant future, but we will likely see self-driving cars on our roads in the next decade. Not only is this exciting for consumers…

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Oct 22, 2018

Too Much American Ingenuity Is Wasted Trying to Avoid Tariffs

Nearly a year into the Trump administration’s policy of erecting tariffs on our trading partners, the dysfunction fostered by trade protectionism is coming to light. The effect of these tariffs show…

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Oct 19, 2018

Tariffs Are Sending American Jobs Overseas

If the Trump administration is levying tariffs on Chinese products to protect American jobs, it is falling short of that goal and is ultimately doomed to fail. Afterall, history shows tariffs generally…

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