Politics

Predatory Lending: An Overlooked Business Story Hurting U.S. Consumers

If you’re looking for a business story to intrigue your readers, try one on predatory lending,

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Story Jump-Start: Covering Election Costs

With the close presidential election in 2016 and races in divided national and state legislatures, special

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Investigating Company Claims After the Tax Cut

Immediately after the tax cut passed in December, companies like Walmart, AT&T, Boeing, Comcast, and Wells

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2018 Federal Budget Story Angles

The Office of Management and Budget released President Donald Trump’s full budget proposal for fiscal year

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Business Stories in Health Care Legislation

The failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continues to be a major political story, as

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How to Localize NAFTA

  Donald Trump released a draft of key proposals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement

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How to Localize Federal Rate Hikes

When Janet Yellen announced a quarter-percent raise in the Federal Reserve interest rate earlier in March,

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New Ways to Uncover Federal Agency Information

One of the developments impacting business reporters early in the new administration is the accessibility of data and

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Business Reporting in the New Administration: Challenges and Opportunities

The new Trump administration has turned politics-as-expected on its head. The Republican-dominated Congress has been close

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Biz Reporter’s Briefing: Secretary of Energy Nominee Rick Perry

You’re sitting at your desk, perusing TweetDeck and compulsively reading article comments. Suddenly an editor barks

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