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A General Electric Co. (GE) manufacturing plant in Montrose, U.K.

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A General Electric Co. (GE) manufacturing plant in Montrose, U.K.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $2.5 Billion

General Electric Co.’s Russia unit had earnings of $2.5 billion in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, a loose grouping of ex-Soviet Republics that includes Ukraine, and 3,400 employees in 2012. The figures call attention to how the biggest...

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Rep. Michele Bachmann heads for a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 4

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Rep. Michele Bachmann heads for a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 4

Tea Party, Democrats Align on Trade — No Ground for White House

When Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, and Rosa DeLauro, Democrat of Connecticut, are aligned on an issue, the Obama White House takes note. That’s the case with the renewal of the president’s fast-track trade negotiating authority. A group of House...

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc., speaks during the first keynote address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 25, 2013.

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc., speaks during the first keynote address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 25, 2013.

AT&T’s Stephenson, Romneyite, Taking Business Roundtable Lead

The incoming chairman of the Business Roundtable, the group of corporate chief executive officers who heard from President Barack Obama today, contributed to the effort last year to deny the president a second term. Randall Stephenson, chairman and chief executive...

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Tea Party activists host the "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally held on the West Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 10, 2013.

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Tea Party activists host the "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally held on the West Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 10, 2013.

Cantor: Cutting Spending, ‘Obamacare’ Too — Obama: No ‘Bargaining Chip’

Not since the Korean War has the federal government reduced spending two years in a row. We aim to make that happen. — Eric Cantor (@GOPLeader) September 18, 2013 Not only will House Republicans attempt to hold Congress to a...

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Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

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Secret service agents and police officers stand outside a Democratic caucus meeting room with Vice President Joe Biden at the Capitol.

Congressional Parents Protective of Tax Exemption ‘Kids,’ Engler Says

John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable and a Republican former governor of Michigan, says he thinks Congress can find a way to lower the corporate tax rate to 25 percent without sacrificing revenue. The problem: Getting members of Congress...

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Supporters cheer during a campaign rally of Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan on Sept. 25, 2012 in Vandalia, Ohio.

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Supporters cheer during a campaign rally of Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan on Sept. 25, 2012 in Vandalia, Ohio.

Washington Daybook: Oh, Oh, Ohio

Mitt Romney says his running mate, Paul Ryan, was angry that the Green Bay Packers lost this week on a disputed last-second desperation pass. Romney, campaigning in Ohio today, may need a Hail Mary pass of his own. With 41...

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