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Bloomberg Politics - May 15, 2017: Trump Doctrine Confounds G-7 as Ministers Kick Can Cab to Sycily

Image Birgit Jennen @bjennen1 More stories by Birgit Jennen by and May 14, 2017, 11:00 PM GMT-5 May 15, 2017, 2:54 AM GMT-5 Finance chiefs maintain watered-down trade language in Bari U.S president due to attend leaders’ summit later this month US Secretary of Treasury Mnuchin poses with Italy's Finance minister Padoan during a bilateral meeting ahead of a G7 summit. Photographer: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images Group-of-Seven ministers slowly coming to terms with the reality of Donald Trump’s administration are about to leave the heavy lifting to their bosses. Finance chiefs

Bloomberg Politics - August 3, 2016: Trump Clinton Get White House Notice on Intelligence Briefings Angela Greiling Keane 30 minutes ago

Bloomberg Politics - June 1, 2016: Kristol Eyes Conservative Lawyer David French for Independent Presidential Run Eyes Co   Mark Halperin  John Heilemann   Two Republicans intimately familiar with Bill Kristol’s efforts to recruit an independent presidential candidate to challenge Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have told Bloomberg Politics that the person Kristol has in mind is David French—whose name the editor of the Weekly Standard floated in the current issue of the magazine.

Bloomberg Politics - May 31st. 2016: Trump Gets Chance for Tax Cut by Moving Trademarks to Delaware. Lynnley Browning   As Donald Trump prepared for the Republican primaries, he transferred dozens of his most prized assets, the “Trump” trademarks that adorn everything from hotels to ties to his U.S. golf courses, into a new Delaware-based company -- a move that offers him a chance to cut his income-tax bills.

Bloomberg Politics - May 24, 2016: Unions Split as Bitter U.S. Campaign Express Divergent Agendas. Tim Jones Mark Niquette mniquette   Before the holidays last year, three unions representing 6.6 million active or retired service workers and public employees endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president. The AFL-CIO and its trade workers, representing 12.5 million people, are in no such hurry.

Bloomberg Politics - May 23, 2016: Hillary Clinton Could Topple Obama's Record for Revving Gun Sales, by Michael C. Bender.   Michael C. Bender Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has struggled with her party's liberal base during the primary season, as Senator Bernie Sanders and his supporters insist she's too cozy with Wall Street, resent her 2002 vote to invade Iraq, and criticize the overlap between her family foundation's donors and some of the corporations doing business in Washington.

Bloomberg Politics - May 20, 2016: Sanders, Defiant on the Stump, Quietly Reassures Democrats on Unity Sahil Kapur  As tensions were escalating between Bernie Sanders and Democratic Party leaders over the chaos caused by his supporters at a Nevada convention, Dick Durbin got an unexpected call from the Vermont senator.

Bloomberg Politics - May 19, 2016: Trump's Dodd-Frank Plan Will Be Early Test of Republican Unity. Billy House and  Kevin Cirilli   Donald Trump says he’ll deliver a plan in the next two weeks to rewrite the Dodd-Frank law. Around the same time, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling is promising to make his own proposal.

Bloomberg Politics - May 18, 2016: Clinton, Democrats Confronting Dangerous Divisions Within Party

Image Margaret Talev:   Hillary Clinton’s claim of a narrow victory in Kentucky and Bernie Sanders’ win in Oregon illustrated a deepening rift among Democrats with the potential to hobble the party heading into the general election.

Bloomberg Politics - May 16, 2016: Hillary Clinton Plans to Pin Down Donald Trump on Policy Michael C. Bender   As Hillary Clinton's campaign focuses its attacks on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, she faces the challenge of pinning down someone who rapidly shifts positions on issues, sometimes within a single day.

Bloomberg Politics - M ay 10, 2016: Cruz and Senate Face Choices...   Steven T. Dennis   Texas Senator Ted Cruz returns to the Senate this week, and he shouldn’t expect a warm embrace from one of the world’s most exclusive clubs. But to get much of anything done, they’re going to need him.

Bloomberg Politics - May 9, 2016: Tax Shift Marks Trump's Latest Test of Conservative Orthodoxy? Sahil Kapur  Donald Trump made a break from conservative orthodoxy on Sunday when he backed away from proposing large tax cuts for wealthy Americans.

Bloomberg Politics - May 6, 2016: Sanders' Plan to Win Over Cliton Superdelegates More Rethoric Than Action

Image   Arit John aritbenie Bernie Sanders' effort to persuade Democratic superdelegates to switch to his side from Hillary Clinton's so far is more a rhetorical flourish than an active campaign.

Bloomberg Politics - May 3, 2016: Trump Aims to Deal Knockout Blow to Cruz Candidacy as Indiana Votes.

Image   John McCormick   Ted Cruz has described Tuesday's Indiana primary as “the one thing that stands between us and plunging over the cliff.” The Texas senator and others trying to block Donald Trump from the Republican presidential nomination may be about to fall in.

Bloomberg Politics - April 27, 2016: Trump - Clinton Sparring on "Women Card" Previews Contentious Fall Theme, by Margaret Talev.

Image Margaret Talev

Bloomberg Politics - April 13, 2016: Accepting Limits

Image Sahil Kapur    Paul Ryan's move to quash speculation Tuesday about his rumored presidential ambitions has forced establishment Republicans to reckon with the possibility that their standard-bearer will likely be either a nativist, divisive billionaire or an ideological warrior who's despised by most of his Senate colleagues.

Bloomberg Politics - April 12, 2016: Clinton Goes All-Out In New York to Hold Off Sanders

Image   Jennifer Epstein jeneps   Hillary Clinton isn't leaving any line of attack untested in the final week before New York's Democratic primary, aware that anything short of a big win may breathe new life into Bernie Sanders' campaign.

Bloomberg Politics - March 31, 2016: Trump and Clinton See Signs of Trouble in Wisconsin Michael C. Bender and Jennifer Epstein Audrey Khairghadam’s zeal for the Republican presidential front-runner faded away sometime between the moment Donald Trump strolled on stage to the ‘90s techno anthem “Are You Ready for This?” and, an hour later, when he left.

Bloomberg Politics: Stop- Trump Groups Make One Last Bet on Rubio, and Lose.   Michael C. Bender michaelcbender   The increasingly desperate effort from the Republican establishment to stop Donald Trump’s presidential campaign ran aground again Tuesday, this time by betting big on Marco Rubio winning Florida.

Bloomberg Politics - march 14, 2016: How to Steal a Nomination From Donald Trump Sasha Issenberg    Donald Trump has spent much of his campaign selling himself as a maker of great deals. But in the next phase of the campaign, the author of The Art of the Deal may be confronted with the ultimate dealmaking challenge, gaming the rulebook and horse-trading for delegates at what could be a contested convention. And if that situation comes to pass, it's one in which his opponents have a distinct advantage going in.