March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018

Top Political News

  • Hope Hicks to Leave Post as White House Communications Director. New York Times
  • Congress loses key immigration deal ingredient: A deadline. Politico
  • White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA. Washington Post
  • Senate Intelligence Leaders Say House G.O.P. Leaked a Senator’s Texts. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

Indian Affairs


  • Labor Board’s Do-Over Leaves an Obama-Era Rule Intact. New York Times
  • As Supreme Court positions harden on union case, likely deciding justice is silent. Washington Post
  • Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at Fastest Pace Since May 2004. Bloomberg

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump to impose steep tariffs on steel, aluminum; stokes trade war fears. Reuters
  • Trump Calls Trade Wars ‘Good’ and ‘Easy to Win.’ New York Times
  • U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Is Latest Career Diplomat To Resign. National Public Radio
  • White House Preparing to Nominate Richard Clarida as Fed’s No. 2 Official. Wall Street Journal


  • Uber: We’re moving away from ‘antagonistic relationship’ with cities. Politico
  • U.S. Congress to vote on allowing spectrum auction for 5G networks. Reuters
  • Washington State Passes Nation’s Toughest Net Neutrality Law. Governing


  • Senate Republicans Cast Doubt on Trump’s Infrastructure Plan. Bloomberg
  • AP Exclusive: Transport safety rules rolled back under Trump. Associated Press
  • ‘We’re listening,’ Department of Transportation says on the future of driverless cars. Washington Post
  • Shuster drops push to privatize air traffic control. The Hill
  • In Germany’s Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars. New York Times
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