There are just 132 days until the 2022 midterm congressional elections — and only 860 days until the 2024 presidential election.
While there may be a flurry of work over the next 14 days, don’t believe for a second that appropriations season in Washington is going to move quickly.
Where are lawmakers on this important issue, and how likely is it that they will be able to advance historic legislation to President Joe Biden’s desk by the end of this year, which also is the end of the 117th Congress? Before delving into those questions, let’s start with a more basic one: what is the purpose of antitrust law?
In the musical, Hamilton, these words are sung by Thomas Jefferson, who has returned from France and is now taking up the mantle of U.S. Secretary of State.
Let’s take a look by starting with how voters feel about the person sitting in the Oval Office: President Joe Biden.
The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) finishes its May meetings on monetary policy today. The Fed is expected raise interest rates by 50 basis points, which would be the first rate hike of more than 25 basis points since 2000.