April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018

Top Political News

  • ‘No Regrets’: House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-Election. National Public Radio
  • The race for the next leader of House Republicans is on. Vox
  • Raid on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records on ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape. New York Times
  • Trump issues pardon to Scooter Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Cheney. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Senate confirms former coal lobbyist as deputy at EPA. Reuters
  • Scott Pruitt’s actions at the EPA have triggered a half-dozen investigations. Vox
  • Wyden, Oregon succeed with long overdue wildfire fix: Editorial. Oregonian
  • National Park Service To ‘Modestly’ Raise Entrance Fees In Plan To Cut Repair Backlog. National Public Radio
  • Trump loses his disaster expert right before stormy season. E&E News

Indian Affairs


  • State senator seeks to crack down on wage theft in port trucking industry. Los Angeles Times
  • Changes to Medicare, Social Security Less Likely Without Paul Ryan. Wall Street Journal
  • The U.S. used to be a world leader in women working. Not anymore. Washington Post

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump’s homeland security adviser Bossert resigns on Bolton’s request. Reuters
  • Trump Tweets Raise Questions About Military Planning. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump weighs rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership amid trade dispute with China. Washington Post
  • U.S. Seeks Quick Nafta Deal, but Allies Balk as It Gives Little Ground. New York Times
  • Trump orders review of U.S. Postal Service following criticism of Amazon. Reuters


  • Uber is adding safety features it resisted for years. Washington Post
  • How Autonomous Vehicles Might Reshape Our Cities. Forbes
  • 2 Days, 10 Hours, 600 Questions: What Happened When Mark Zuckerberg Went to Washington. New York Times


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