MARTIN CRUTSINGER

Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be the nation's 77th Treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into Trump's inner circle: head of Trump's campaign finance operation.

Nov. 30, 2016 12:52 PM EST
Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into Trump's inner circle: head of Trump's campaign finance operation.

Nov. 29, 2016 7:34 PM EST
Global finance leaders contending with anti-trade backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials, still searching for ways to rejuvenate a sluggish global economy, now face the added problem of dealing with a growing anti-trade backlash that threatens to make the economic situation worse.

Oct. 7, 2016 4:00 AM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: Claims from a Trumpish debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — One way or another, the 11th Republican presidential debate was pretty much all about Donald Trump — his shifts on positions, the gaps in his policies, his defunct university, his character and some rather personal chatter about the man.

Mar. 4, 2016 12:59 PM EST
AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — On taxes, trade and drug prices — along with the always tangled tale of opinion polls — viewers of the latest Republican debate didn't get a straight story.

Mar. 3, 2016 11:00 PM EST
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big banks.

Feb. 9, 2016 4:34 PM EST