Latest from Jeff Stein

“Smithfield requested to terminate their contract," the Agriculture Department said.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Pelosi says a new rule would protect the middle class. Some Democrats to her left see a new hurdle for Medicare-for-all and other liberal programs.

  • Nov 16, 2018

But the legislation is complicated, its price-tag is high, and the bill does little to help the very poorest Americans.

  • Nov 15, 2018

The effort comes after Sanders spearheaded a campaign over low worker pay at Amazon.

  • Nov 14, 2018

They made inroads among farm communities in the Republicans’ Upper Midwest stronghold.

  • Nov 9, 2018

U.S. pork producer Smithfield, which is owned by the Chinese conglomerate WH Group, will sell 144,000 pounds of ham products to the federal government under the contract.

  • Nov 7, 2018

In California, voters upheld a controversial gas tax that had been signed into law in 2017.

  • Nov 7, 2018

There will be least a dozen tax plans on ballots across the nation on Nov. 6.

  • Nov 6, 2018

The House Problem Solvers Caucus: America’s best chance to solve gridlock, or political cover for scared incumbents?

  • Nov 5, 2018

The attorneys general are probing contracts that prevent workers from switching franchises, a practice that some economists say drags down wages for millions of Americans.

  • Jul 9, 2018
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