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Wilbur Ross downplays novelty of anti-China tariffs

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross today spoke to CNBC about the anti-China tariffs introduced today by President Trump, and the negative stock market reaction. His primary message:

QuoteTrade war is a matter of definition. You could argue that there has been a trade war underway for decades.
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Generation Z's next battleground: lowering the voting age

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Washington, D.C. is on the verge of becoming the first major U.S. city to allow people as young as 16 to vote in local and federal elections, including for president — under a proposal that has gotten support from a majority of the District’s council and the mayor.

Why it matters: Lowering the voting age to 16 from 18 is a direct attempt to capitalize on the post-millennial generation’s brewing political activism and power that have been radically heightened by the country’s increasingly polarized climate.