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Woodstock: The Last Word

Washington Well, all the palaver about the 50th anniversary of Woodstock has finally shut down. The reminiscences, the brave statements, the claptrap about how beautiful we all were — it is over. Now the Woodstockians can get back to their retirement communities, their gerontologists, their rehab centers yet again. Apparently I am not going to […]

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Trump Weighs Options to Spur Economy…

President Trump speaking to reporters before boarding Air Force One Sunday in New Jersey. Photo: nicholas kamm/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Rebecca Ballhaus, Rebecca Ballhaus The Wall Street Journal Biography @rebeccaballhaus rebecca.ballhaus@wsj.com Andrew Restuccia and Andrew Restuccia The Wall Street Journal Biography @andrewrestuccia andrew.restuccia@wsj.com Richard Rubin Richard Rubin The Wall Street Journal Biography @RichardRubinDC richard.rubin@wsj.com Updated […]

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Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession…

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe’s industrial powerhouse and biggest economy, with companies like Volkswagen, Siemens and BASF, may be entering a recession, according to a gloomy report from the country’s central bank Monday — a development that could have repercussions for the rest of the eurozone and the United States. A technical recession is defined […]

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CUT RATES NOW!

President Trump with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at the White House in 2017. Photo: nicholas kamm/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Rebecca Ballhaus, Rebecca Ballhaus The Wall Street Journal Biography @rebeccaballhaus rebecca.ballhaus@wsj.com Andrew Restuccia and Andrew Restuccia The Wall Street Journal Biography @andrewrestuccia andrew.restuccia@wsj.com Paul Kiernan Paul Kiernan The Wall Street Journal Biography @pkwsj paul.kiernan@wsj.com Updated Aug. […]

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Kevin McCarthy Is Lying About Ilhan Omar

Three times in the past week, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has accused Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, of making explicit, derogatory comments about Jews. McCarthy is lying: Omar has never made such comments. McCarthy is telling this lie because if Republicans were to grapple with what Omar actually said, they would have to […]

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