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    1. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      US to hike duties on Chinese steel to over 500%

      The US will slap duties of more than 500 per cent on imports of certain steel products from China after a ruling that...

    2. June 8, 2016

      Trump’s attacks on judge spook anxious Republicans

      As Donald Trump seeks to reassure Republican elders that he can be trusted with the presidential nomination, the party...

    1. November 18, 2015

      Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren slams tax reform plans

      Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal firebrand, has lambasted Republican proposals to curb tax-cutting deals struck by...

    2. May 12, 2014

      US energy bill caught in Keystone crossfire

      Conflict in the US Congress over energy issues, including the Keystone XL oil pipeline and environmental regulation,...

    3. March 23, 2014

      The strange revival of Republican America

      For years people have predicted the Republican party’s demise. The decline of whites as a share of the US population...

    4. March 5, 2013

      Obama woos foes on budget

      Barack Obama has stepped up his efforts to woo a small group of Republican senators into a budget deal, in an attempt...

    5. October 21, 2012

      Iran report gives twist to third US debate

      Negotiations with Iran are likely to take centre stage in Monday’s US presidential debate after the White House denied...

    6. October 10, 2012

      Romney strikes more sombre tone on stump

      For all the good cheer that seems to be emanating out of the Romney campaign these days, the Republican nominee’s stump...

    7. The World

      August 30, 2012

      Condi's convention triumph

      Condoleezza Rice at the Republican National Convention (Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages) Every few years someone takes a...

    8. August 29, 2012

      Romney struggles to win swing voters

      Republicans are struggling to find an effective attack line against Barack Obama to lift Mitt Romney, who is stuck in a...

    9. August 8, 2012

      Romney warned on ‘bold’ VP pick

      Mitt Romney’s approach to choosing his vice-presidential running-mate has much that mirrors his dealmaking background...

    10. The A-List

      July 25, 2012

      The peculiar case of the American vice-presidency

      Among the oddities of the US system of government is the vice president. The position was created by the Constitution,...

    11. July 15, 2012

      Speculation mounts on Romney VP pick

      Speculation about who Mitt Romney will choose as a running-mate intensified over the weekend as a buzz around the...

    12. June 17, 2008

      Hard bargains

      Critics of bilateral trade pacts that are heavy on symbolism but light on content often ask: where's the beef? In the...

    13. June 16, 2008

      Hard bargains: Bilateral trade pacts draw domestic objections

      Critics of bilateral trade pacts that are heavy on symbolism but light on content often ask: where’s the beef? In the...

    14. March 5, 2008

      Candidates in the frame for the job

      CHARLIE CRIST , 51 *Popular first-term Florida governor; credited with helping McCain win the state primary and would...

    15. August 14, 2007

      Fresh blow to lame-duck Bush

      Karl Rove was a founding member of the close-knit group of Texan political operatives who helped propel George W. Bush...

    16. June 24, 2007

      Congress probes pile pressure on Bush team

      A recent rash of high-level resignations has raised concern that the White House is suffering a brain drain as George...

    17. June 21, 2007

      Bush blow as Portman set to quit

      President George W. Bush is set to lose one of his most respected economic advisers after the announcement on Tuesday...

    18. June 20, 2007

      Bush blow as Portman set to quit

      President George W. Bush is set to lose one of his most respected economic advisers after the announcement yesterday...

    19. May 3, 2007

      Bush, Democrats search for war compromise

      President George W. Bush on Wednesday entered a fresh round of negotiations with Democratic leaders of ­Congress over...

    20. April 27, 2007

      EU and US form council to free up trade

      The US and European Union are to set up a new trans-atlantic economic council to oversee the dismantling of regulatory...

    21. April 26, 2007

      Council will span Atlantic to free up trade

      The US and European Union are to set up a new trans­atlantic economic council to oversee the dismantling of regulatory...

    22. February 4, 2007

      Senate to challenge Bush’s Iraq plan

      The Senate will on Monday ­challenge President George W. Bush’s proposed Iraq strategy with a debate on a non-binding...

    23. November 4, 2006

      White House seizes on strong jobs rate

      US unemployment fell to its lowest rate in more than five years last month, figures showed yesterday, giving the...

    24. November 3, 2006

      Jobless figures boost Bush ahead of polls

      US unemployment fell to its lowest rate in more than five years last month, figures revealed on Friday, giving...

    25. November 3, 2006

      Jobless figures boost Bush ahead of polls

      US unemployment fell to its lowest rate in more than five years last month, figures revealed on Friday, giving...

    26. October 25, 2006

      FT interview: Rob Portman

      A Democrat victory in next month’s midterm elections would jeopardise effortsto contain government spending, put upward...

    27. October 6, 2006

      US labour market tighter than estimated

      The US economy added many more jobs than previously estimated in the later stages of the current cycle, dramatic new...

    28. July 24, 2006

      White House'will hit budget target in 2008'

      The surge in US tax revenues means the Bush administration will now hit its budget deficit target a year early in 2008...

    29. July 23, 2006

      ‘Decaf guy’ aims to ease tensions in Congress

      Halfway through the interview, Rob Portman politely apologises and steps outside to make a call. It is to Senator Mitch...

    30. July 23, 2006

      White House ‘will hit budget target early’

      The surge in US tax revenues means the Bush administration will hit its budget deficit target a year early in 2008 even...

    31. June 26, 2006

      Bush calls for line-item veto to help curb spending

      In an effort to re-establish his credentials for fiscal discipline with conservative Republicans, President George W....

    32. June 12, 2006

      Schwab to 'think big' on market access

      Susan Schwab, the new US trade representative, refuses to complain about the hand she's been dealt - taking over as...

    33. June 10, 2006

      US not prepared to accept 'Doha lite'

      Susan Schwab, America's new top trade official, said she was prepared to let the "Doha round" of global trade talks...

    34. June 10, 2006

      US not prepared to accept ‘Doha lite’

      Susan Schwab, America’s new top trade official, said she was prepared to let the ‘Doha round’ of global trade talks...

    35. May 26, 2006

      Senator stalls Bush choice for trade chief

      A senator has held up the confirmation of President George W. Bush’s choice as US trade representative on Friday,...

    36. May 20, 2006

      EU signals bigger cuts in farm tariffs in Doha round

      The European Union yesterday signalled its readiness to offer bigger cuts in farm tariffs in the tortuous Doha round...

    37. May 19, 2006

      EU signals bigger cuts in farm tariffs in Doha round

      The European Union on Friday signalled its readiness to offer bigger cuts in farm tariffs in the tortuous Doha round of...

    38. May 19, 2006

      Ecuador shrugs off challenge to $1bn oil seizure

      Ecuador yesterday dismissed a legal challenge to its seizure of $1bn (€780m) of assets belonging to Occidental, after...

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