Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Representative Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday secured the votes she needs to become the next speaker of the House after she cut a deal with rebels in her party who argued…

Dan Roberts inspects his corn crops during the harvest in Minooka, Ill., in 2014. (Jim Young/Reuters) With no work requirements, the farm bill offers more of the same| A  strong farming industry is vital to America’s…

Clint Eastwood in The Mule (Trailer image: Warner Bros/YouTube) The Mule is an oddly endearing, kind of wonderful little picture. At 88, Clint Eastwood seldom appears on screen anymore and last acted in a movie…

Demonstrators march past a McDonald’s restaurant during a protest calling for a $15-an-hour nationwide minimum wage in Chicago, Ill., in 2016. (Jim Young/Reuters) The price of labor is an economic reality, and you cannot legislate…

(Darren Whiteside/Reuters) The regime is quickly careening towards its next conflict. Sun Tzu, the 6th-century b.c.e. Chinese military strategist, argued that battles are won before they are fought. Israel decided to channel some of that…

Former FBI Director James Comey departs after giving a private deposition to the House Judiciary and House Government and Oversight committees, December 7, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) When put under oath, he suddenly becomes much less…

Reuters Growth of Chinese imports targeted by tariffs has fallen sharply in recent months. But the US-China trade deficit has held at a record high. Trade balances are influenced by a combination of factors, including…

Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon Here is what you need to know. We just got the first concrete sign that the trade truce between Trump and Xi is working. China followed through on its promise to start buying…