Fed’s Dudley: Market drop is ‘small potatoes,’ economy still strong, rates going up

The tumult in stocks has not changed New York Fed President Bill Dudley's views on the economy. [ Read Entire Post: Fed's Dudley: Market drop is 'small potatoes,' economy still strong, rates going up... ]

Why cool the economy down now, Fed’s Kashkari asks

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said he does not think the Fed should raise rates unless wages and inflation start to take off. [ Read Entire Post: Why cool the economy down now, Fed's Kashkari asks... ]

Loudest GOP voices ignore Ryan’s lead on Nunes memo, attacking FBI and Justice Dept.

The Nunes memo was merely about oversight of a very few potentially bad actors, the House speaker told reporters. In public, his fellow Republicans are saying something very different. [ Read Entire Post: Loudest GOP voices ignore Ryan’s lead on Nunes memo, attacking FBI and Justice Dept.... ]

In an Arizona primary, Republicans debate who is more loyal to one man: Trump

GOP contests once demanded that candidates please a constellation of interest groups and answer every conservative questionnaire. Now, they compete to praise the president. [ Read Entire Post: In an Arizona primary, Republicans debate who is more loyal to one man: Trump... ]

Paul Ryan Deletes Tweet Lauding a $1.50 Benefit From the New Tax Law

Democrats said the speaker’s Twitter post showed that he was out of touch. [ Read Entire Post: Paul Ryan Deletes Tweet Lauding a $1.50 Benefit From the New Tax Law... ]

How Trump Can Keep His Vows on Opioids and Infrastructure

Perhaps he will finally take them seriously to impress midterm voters. If so, there are many good ideas to consider. [ Read Entire Post: How Trump Can Keep His Vows on Opioids and Infrastructure... ]

Amazon’s HQ2 is a ‘money losing investment for taxpayers,’ warns top Fed official

The city Amazon chooses for its second headquarters may end up paying too high of a price, says Neel Kashkari. [ Read Entire Post: Amazon's HQ2 is a 'money losing investment for taxpayers,' warns top Fed official... ]

Janet Yellen exits the Fed with an economy that’s getting high marks — but her grade is ‘incomplete’

By typical standards, Janet Yellen's performance as Fed chair would be considered an unqualified success. [ Read Entire Post: Janet Yellen exits the Fed with an economy that's getting high marks — but her grade is 'incomplete'... ]

Koch network to spend about another $20 million promoting GOP tax law 

The group sees the campaign as key to holding the Republican congressional majorities in the midterm elections. [ Read Entire Post: Koch network to spend about another $20 million promoting GOP tax law ... ]

Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chairman amid sexual misconduct allegations

The resignation follows a Wall Street Journal report that the casino mogul pressured employees to perform sexual acts. [ Read Entire Post: Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chairman amid sexual misconduct allegations... ]