"Rising global uncertainty and a widening U.S. yield differential with other economies provide support, but an elevated valuation may constrain further gains"Richard Turnill
global chief investment strategist with BlackRock, wrote in a research note.
"The EPP did not choose wisely. When the votes were counted, Weber had won an overwhelming victory. The EPP rejected the candidate of European democratic values in favor of the long-time autocrat appeaser."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"Trump’s strategy flopped in House races. House elections were held everywhere, and his red state rallies only alienated voters in affluent suburbs. It's likely to fail again in 2020."Bill Schneider
Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University
"Without [indoor farming] we are not going meet the demands and needs for nutrient-rich food around the world"Matt Barnard
"As acting attorney general, Whitaker supplants Rosenstein as Mueller’s immediate supervisor (unless, like Sessions, he must also recuse from the matter). As such, he inherits the authority, among other things, to control the scope of Mueller’s investigation."Steve Vladeck
Professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law
"Turns out the people best equipped to cover a political environment lead by a reality-show star are people who have at least one foot rooted in show business themselves."Ani Bundel
"The expected “thumping” and “shellacking” — terms deployed respectively by George W. Bush and Barack Obama to describe their party’s major midterm defeats — didn’t materialize."Keith Koffler
Editor of White House Dossier and author of “Bannon: Always the Rebel.”
"Congressional Democrats will be under pressure from their own base to show some immediate results. Luckily for them, there is no shortage of low-hanging fruit to choose from. For some of the Trump administration’s most controversial Cabinet members, this will likely mean a new level of scrutiny and direct confrontation that they have not yet faced."Kurt Bardella
Political commentator and former spokesperson
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