Steven Mufson

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A shared focus on the Islamic State has mollified Saudi Arabia’s frustration with U.S. policies.

  • Jan 24, 2015

Obama’s upcoming visit to mourn King Abdullah will allow him to reach out to King Salman as the U.S. firms up ties in the fight against the Islamic State.

  • Jan 24, 2015

Two big goals are opening up India’s economy for U.S. businesses and limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Jan 23, 2015

Plan to raise the rate to 28 percent matches Reagan-era deal, but won’t fly with current Republican leaders

  • Jan 20, 2015

Proposals include tax cuts, no-cost community college classes, and aiding employers with 401(k) plans.

  • Jan 20, 2015

Years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s rousing demands for economic justice, the president has stuck to his message of restraint and patience.

  • Jan 18, 2015

He plans to propose raising $320 billion over the next 10 years in new taxes on wealthy individuals and big financial institutions to pay for programs aimed at helping lower- and middle-income people.

  • Jan 17, 2015

President Obama will propose granting Americans seven days a year of paid sick time, White House officials said Wednesday.

  • Jan 15, 2015

Investment banker asked President Obama not to renominate him after a storm of criticism from the left.

  • Jan 12, 2015

Analysts aren’t sure where the price is going, but some doubt the return of $100 a barrel.

  • Jan 12, 2015
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Steven Mufson covers the White House. Since joining The Post, he has covered economics, China, foreign policy and energy. He has worked at The Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.
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