Obama urges movement on trade talks with Europe this year

Obama urges movement on trade talks with Europe this year
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said trade talks with Europe need to make major progress this year following an agreement on trade promotion authority in Congress."Now that Congress is considering important bipartisan legislation for trade promotion authority, TTIP ...

Clinton to name former financial regulator as CFO: Bloomberg

Clinton to name former financial regulator as CFO: Bloomberg
Democrat Hillary Clinton plans to name Gary Gensler, a former financial regulator who pushed for stricter oversight of Wall Street, as the chief financial officer for her presidential campaign, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.Clinton blasted executive pay and tax rates ...

Obama signs bill fixing Medicare doctors’ pay

Obama signs bill fixing Medicare doctors’ pay
U.S. President Barack Obama signed a bill into law on Thursday that repairs the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians after Congress, in rare bipartisan fashion, passed a fix earlier this week to prevent a 21 percent cut in doctors' ...

Florida governor fights Obama administration over healthcare funding

Florida governor fights Obama administration over healthcare funding
Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Thursday he will sue to stop U.S. health leaders from ending more than $1 billion in federal funding for low-income patients, arguing it stems from the state's refusal to expand Obamacare for the ...

Republican Fiorina says she would neutralize Clinton’s ‘gender card’

Republican Fiorina says she would neutralize Clinton’s ‘gender card’
Former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina said on Thursday if she were to become the Republican presidential nominee in 2016, she would neutralize Democrat Hillary Clinton's argument that she would be the first woman president in the United States.Fiorina, ...

U.S. senators reach deal opening door to fast-track trade bill

U.S. senators reach deal opening door to fast-track trade bill
U.S. senators struck a bipartisan deal to allow a bill to fast track trade deals through Congress to move in parallel with aid for workers hurt by trade, opening the door to introducing the bill as soon as Thursday, ...