Rep. Pat Meehan removed from Ethics Committee after report he settled sexual misconduct complaint

House Speaker Paul Ryan removed Rep. Patrick Meehan from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday following a news report that the Pennsylvania Republican used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle a sexual misconduct complaint against him by a former aide.

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The disturbing part about Amazon’s HQ2 competition

Pitting city against city in a bidding war for tax and other incentives – -things Jeff Bezos’ company doesn’t need — is wasteful, writes Richard Florida, and elected leaders of these cities should ensure that tax payers and citizens are not footing the bill.

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CNN Poll: Economic boost buoys Trump, but negatives abound elsewhere

One year in to Donald Trump’s time in office, his approval ratings fall well below his predecessors’ anniversary marks, and Americans’ expectations that he will keep major campaign promises have largely faded, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. But the President appears to be reaping some benefits from the best ratings of the economy since Bill Clinton ...

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