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Slate
This Is the Most Linguistically Fascinating State in the Countryclip to experience a Pennsylvania dialect duel. According to Barbara Johnstone
Slate / Posted 23 hours ago
clip to experience a Pennsylvania dialect duel. According to Barbara Johnstone, a professor of English and linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University, migration patterns and geography deserve much of the credit (or blame) for the variety of speech... Read more
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CBS News
Are data collectors unfair?but we don't know how it's happening," said Alessandro Acquisti, professor of i
CBS News / Posted yesterday
but we don't know how it's happening," said Alessandro Acquisti, professor of information technology and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University. "That to me is a pretty crucial issue." Industry representatives sought to draw a line between... Read more
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Philly.com
Are you one of more than 200,000 people paying too much in property taxes?Pennsylvania needs is … cyclical assessments,” said Robert P. Strauss, a profes
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Pennsylvania needs is … cyclical assessments,” said Robert P. Strauss, a professor of economics and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University. While they wait for elusive reform, Kay Mooney of Fox & Roach and her fellow real estate agents... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘What is it? Yinzer?’ GeekWire reporters talk plans for covering Pittsburghand YinzCam , a sports video technology company that does a lot of mobile app
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and YinzCam , a sports video technology company that does a lot of mobile app development for the NFL that was founded at Carnegie Mellon University. "I think they take their name from the yinz reference in Pittsburgh, which I still need to get... Read more
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Daily Press
Former All-American takes over W&M's women's soccer teamwas the development academy coach with FC Virginia last year. Before coming to
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
was the development academy coach with FC Virginia last year. Before coming to Princeton, she coached the start-up team at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for five seasons. She also earned her Masters of Public Management there. “Julie... Read more
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TribLIVE
At the Palace Theatre, ‘Home for the Holidays’ a good mix of seasonal, classical piecesremember it as a beautiful venue,” she says. Sellner has degrees in music comp
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
remember it as a beautiful venue,” she says. Sellner has degrees in music composition and mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. The first three-time winner of the American Prize for Opera Conducting, she also is artistic... Read more
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TribLIVE
Aptiv to open Boston office, adding to self-driving work in Pittsburghsaid in a statement. Aptiv has been working on self-driving cars in Pittsburgh
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
said in a statement. Aptiv has been working on self-driving cars in Pittsburgh since 2015 when it acquired Ottomatika, a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company. Aptiv announced plans in August to add about 100 jobs in Pittsburgh, nearly... Read more
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TribLIVE
Carnegie Mellon receives $10M gift from alum who runs global tech companyDenee Benton, Glen de Vries (center) and Luis von Ahn discuss founding lessons
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Denee Benton, Glen de Vries (center) and Luis von Ahn discuss founding lessons and disrupting fields during a panel at Carnegie Mellon University's 50th anniversary celebration in October 2017. The co-founder of a global health care technology... Read more
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TribLIVE
Robots will lead humans back to the moonleading lunar roboticists around Pittsburgh told the Tribune-Review. “Robots a
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
leading lunar roboticists around Pittsburgh told the Tribune-Review. “Robots are absolutely essential,” Red Whittaker, a Carnegie Mellon University professor working on several projects involving space robotics. Trump this week signed a space... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump wants NASA to return to moon, Marsplans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsb
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
plans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based startup that spun out of Carnegie Mellon University, praised Trump's announcement, urging NASA to send robotic landers to the moon starting in 2020 in... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump wants NASA to return to moon, Marsplans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsb
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
plans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based startup that spun out of Carnegie Mellon University, praised Trump's announcement, urging NASA to send robotic landers to the moon starting in 2020 in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump wants NASA to return to moon, Marsplans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsb
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
plans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based startup that spun out of Carnegie Mellon University, praised Trump's announcement, urging NASA to send robotic landers to the moon starting in 2020 in... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump wants NASA to return to moon, Marsplans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsb
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
plans to send paying tourists on flights around the moon. Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based startup that spun out of Carnegie Mellon University, praised Trump's announcement, urging NASA to send robotic landers to the moon starting in 2020 in... Read more
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Fortune
Ascension and Providence St. Joseph in Talks to Form U.S. 's Largest Hospital Operatorin one place, and then other players say, ‘I need to consolidate too,’” said Ma
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
in one place, and then other players say, ‘I need to consolidate too,’” said Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University to the WSJ. “Everybody’s looking for ways to increase their negotiating lev... Read more
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TribLIVE
Self-driving car company Argo AI grew faster than first planned in 2017company Argo AI grew faster than first planned in 2017 Argo AI announced that
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
company Argo AI grew faster than first planned in 2017 Argo AI announced that it was collaborating with researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Georgia Tech on self-driving car work. (Photo from Argo AI) Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based... Read more
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CBS News
GOP tax reform: Students chant "kill the bill"more in taxes, which could place a graduate degree out of reach for middle- or
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
more in taxes, which could place a graduate degree out of reach for middle- or low-income students. An analysis by Carnegie Mellon University found that a graduate student at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public policy could... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cocoa, cupcakes and coding highlight Thomas Jefferson’s ‘Hour of Code’to hold the program after talking with Ritwik Gupta, a 2014 Thomas Jefferson gr
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
to hold the program after talking with Ritwik Gupta, a 2014 Thomas Jefferson graduate who is now a computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University. Gupta said he wanted to be part of the event as well. “Computer science is important and needs... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Bitcoin soars above $17,000, boosting worries and a worldwide frenzyto use bitcoin years ago were those that couldn�t use anything else," said Nico
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
to use bitcoin years ago were those that couldn�t use anything else," said Nicolas Christin, a security researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. Confidence in the virtual currency has been repeatedly shaken by spectacular failures, including... Read more
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Business Insider
A new Fed nominee could be key to setting rates — but his views make him a wildcardgets them a reliably hawkish, strongly anti-inflation governor, they may be dis
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
gets them a reliably hawkish, strongly anti-inflation governor, they may be disappointed. Goodfriend, an economist at Carnegie Mellon University, is an unimpeachable appointment, particularly given the lawyer-heavy composition of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Play It Forward founders pledge $2 million to UPMC Children’s Hospitaltransplant. Since then, more than 30 local and national organizations signed o
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
transplant. Since then, more than 30 local and national organizations signed on, including the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark, UPMC and others. More than 20 Americans die each day while waiting for a life-saving... Read more
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TribLIVE
REVIEW: Anki’s Cozmo is the most fun I’ve had with a robothad with a robot Cozmo isn't here to take your job. It's here to take your pe
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
had with a robot Cozmo isn't here to take your job. It's here to take your pet's job. The coffee cup-sized robot from Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company Anki is packed with enough expressions, oohs and aahs, personality, neediness and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Cometh The Hour, Cometh An Insane Cash-Hating Fed Governor - Nobody's "Goodfriend"when he “regularly attended meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee", and
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
when he “regularly attended meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee", and currently Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University. Watching the mainstream media’s response to Goodfriend’s nomination gave us a wry smile, as he is... Read more
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TribLIVE
Take me out to the ballgame: PNC Park tops Uber, Lyft lists for 20172017 by Lyft. Sienna Mercato won the Lyftie for most visited restaurant. PNC wa
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
2017 by Lyft. Sienna Mercato won the Lyftie for most visited restaurant. PNC was the most visited event venue for Lyft, and Carnegie Mellon University was the most visited university. Market Square took home the “Only in Pittsburgh” Lyftie Award.... Read more
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TribLIVE
CMU team finalist for NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge to drill for water on Marshumans eventually land on Mars with the intent to stay, they'll need something
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
humans eventually land on Mars with the intent to stay, they'll need something to drink. So a team of students at Carnegie Mellon University is working on a way to drill ice out of the Martian soil, melt it and purify it for drinking... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Colorful Characters’ take center stage in University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg’s Campana ChapelFederation of Greater Pittsburgh, the concert is free and open to the public.
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the concert is free and open to the public. Mead, director of music entreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University, has drawn international acclaim for her programs with major orchestras and festivals in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Philips launches into total sleep care at new Pittsburgh Innovation Centerbetter. The company has bulked up on software engineers and is seeking to work
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
better. The company has bulked up on software engineers and is seeking to work with artificial intelligence researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, company officials told the Tribune-Review. This is happening as the global electronic device... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Senate panel approves Jerome Powell as Fed chairmanhe wanted to put his own stamp on the central bank. The White House announced
Finance and Commerce / Posted 9 days ago
he wanted to put his own stamp on the central bank. The White House announced last week that Trump would nominate Marvin Goodfriend, an economics professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, to one of three vacant seats on the central ba... Read more
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CNET
Nissan pledges affordable self-driving car models by 2020aren't required. Nissan has been working with researchers at the Massachusetts
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
aren't required. Nissan has been working with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, Oxford, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Tokyo on the approach. The company also opened an autonomous-vehicle... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mergers in the healthcare sector: why you'll pay morecompetitive harm," a red flag for the FTC. She quoted former FTC economics dire
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
competitive harm," a red flag for the FTC. She quoted former FTC economics director Martin Gaynor, now a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, showing that the average cost of an inpatient stay at a hospital facing no competition is $1,900... Read more
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KERA North Texas
With Aetna Deal, CVS Looks To Turn Stores Into Health Care Hubsitself from a pharmacy company to an integrated health care company, says Marti
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
itself from a pharmacy company to an integrated health care company, says Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University. "That's an awfully big step," he says. "In fact, it's more than just a step to go from where they... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
With Aetna Deal, CVS Looks To Turn Stores Into Health Care Hubsitself from a pharmacy company to an integrated health care company, says Marti
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
itself from a pharmacy company to an integrated health care company, says Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University. "That's an awfully big step," he says. "In fact, it's more than just a step to go from where they... Read more
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The Morning Call
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal that could shake up health care industrycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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TribLIVE
CMU group, art enthusiasts enjoy event in former Armstrong County mineJournalTriblive Online Only On Saturday night, 108 Carnegie Mellon Universit
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
JournalTriblive Online Only On Saturday night, 108 Carnegie Mellon University students and faculty plus performance art fans traveled an hour and 15 minutes from the CMU campus... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion dealcare — such as drugs or hospitalization — in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
care — such as drugs or hospitalization — in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn’t strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Boston Globe
CVS agrees to buy Aetna for $69 billioncare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn’t strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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The Middletown Press
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal that could shake up health-care industry, people familiar with the deal saidcare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal saycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Al.com
Pharmacy giant CVS to buy Aetna for $69 billion; deal would reshape health care industrycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal saycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal saycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal saycare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn't strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Boston Globe
CVS agrees to buy Aetna for $69 billioncare - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a profe
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
care - such as drugs or hospitalization - in isolation. Martin Gaynor, a professor of economics and health policy at Carnegie Mellon University, said that while a CVS-Aetna merger didn’t strike him as a deal that would clearly reduce... Read more
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Philly.com
Can driverless cars be safe? Grand Theft Auto helps Penn scientists find outattention related to autonomous cars is focused on Pittsburgh, where last year
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
attention related to autonomous cars is focused on Pittsburgh, where last year Uber began operating self-driving cars and Carnegie Mellon University has positioned itself as a leader in the field. But Penn, along with CMU, is a key player in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Get in the holiday mood with Sia, Smokey and Stefanideluxe version of his 2016 holiday album, “Simply Christmas” (S-Curve Records).
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
deluxe version of his 2016 holiday album, “Simply Christmas” (S-Curve Records). The Tony-winning actor who graduated from Carnegie Mellon University adds to his traditional holiday collection with four more tracks, including “Edelweiss” and “The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Robots could soon replace nearly a third of the U.S. workforceexpect to have the most job security as automation continues to spread, said Ja
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
expect to have the most job security as automation continues to spread, said Jason Hong, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. "Artificial intelligence is now taking over even white-collar jobs," he said, "but... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Energy idea for Mars yields a clue for powering data centersyear, according to the Power Sector Carbon Index, an analysis published by the
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
year, according to the Power Sector Carbon Index, an analysis published by the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University. They are much closer to those of natural-gas plants, which, according to the index, averaged 938... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Fed Board Member, State Economic Forecaster Assess Economyhas lent continuity in policy-making even as new members join the Fed. Trump h
Arkansas Business / Posted 13 days ago
has lent continuity in policy-making even as new members join the Fed. Trump has also nominated Marvin Goodfriend, a Carnegie Mellon University economics professor, to fill one of the three current Fed vacancies. There will be one additional... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Robots could soon replace 3rd of U.S. workforceexpect to have the most job security as automation continues to spread, said Ja
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 days ago
expect to have the most job security as automation continues to spread, said Jason Hong, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. "Artificial intelligence is now taking over even white collar jobs," he said, "but... Read more
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The Hill
Senators push DOJ to review online gambling opinion | EPA holds steady on biofuel mandate targets | Trump moves to fill financial regulatory postsfill piling vacancies at the Federal Reserve and reshape the Financial Stabilit
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
fill piling vacancies at the Federal Reserve and reshape the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). Trump nominated Carnegie Mellon University economics professor Marvin Goodfriend to the Federal Reserve Board and insurance attorney Thomas... Read more
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The Hill
Republicans to reduce tax relief by $350B to win over deficit hawks | GOP senators back motion on tax bill after hold up | McCain a yes on tax reformfill piling vacancies at the Federal Reserve and reshape the Financial Stabilit
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
fill piling vacancies at the Federal Reserve and reshape the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).Trump nominated Carnegie Mellon University economics professor Marvin Goodfriend to the Federal Reserve Board and insurance attorney Thomas... Read more
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