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Labor Force: Apprentices Need Expert Eye. So Does Trump’s Plan for Them.

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:30
President Trump is seeking to increase the number of apprenticeships, which seems like a great idea — unless doing so leads to watered-down standards.

Trump Wants to Repeal Obama’s Climate Plan. The Next Fight: Its Replacement.

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:00
Mr. Trump is intent on repealing the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of Mr. Obama’s environmental legacy. Failure to replace it could invite lawsuits and, eventually, tougher rules.

On Washington: Roy Moore’s Win and Bob Corker’s Retirement Deliver Blows to Bipartisanship

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:00
The big victory by an uncompromising candidate and the threat of a primary race challenge could force incumbent Republicans to the right.

With Tax Cuts on the Table, Once-Mighty Deficit Hawks Hardly Chirp

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:00
Senate Republicans are pressing ahead with a plan to cut taxes by up to $1.5 trillion, and those worried about the deficit have little company.