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Trump says popular retirement savings program unscathed in tax plan 12:48pm EDT

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for sweeping tax cuts, and expressed doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.

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New Jersey's Murphy echoes Sanders in Democratic bid for governor

EDISON, N.J. Phil Murphy, a wealthy former Goldman Sachs investment banker, might seem an unlikely champion of the working and middle classes.

Election 2016, U.S. 7:11am EDT

Trump campaign's digital director to meet House intelligence panel: WSJ

The digital director for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Election 2016, Russia Oct 22 2017

McConnell on healthcare bills: What does Trump want?

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for the go-ahead from President Donald Trump, who sent mixed signals last week about a bipartisan bill that would shore up insurance markets.

Election 2016, U.S., Health Oct 22 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Baghdad

BAGHDAD U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday, meeting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hours after his office accused Tillerson of interfering in Iraqi affairs.

World, Election 2016, Iraq 1:59pm EDT