Albert R. Hunt is a Bloomberg View columnist appearing on Mondays. Hunt also hosts "Political Capital with Al Hunt," airing Fridays on Bloomberg Television at 9pm ET. In his four decades at the Wall Street Journal, he was a reporter, bureau chief and executive Washington editor and wrote the weekly column "Politics & People." Al also directed the Journal's polls, was president of the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund and a board member of the Ottaway community newspapers. He was a panelist on the CNN programs "The Capital Gang" and "Novak, Hunt & Shields." Al is co-author of books on U.S. elections by the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution. His Bloomberg column also appears in the International Herald Tribune.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is asserting his authority two years after assuming power by dismissing his uncle, a senior military leader who had been installed as a “regent” to watch over the young ruler, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said.
Madeleine Albright, who served as secretary of state in President Bill Clinton’s administration, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is asserting his authority two years after assuming power by sacking his uncle, a senior military leader who had been installed as a regent to watch over the young ruler.
Here’s some holiday cheer: 120 million American families no longer have to file income tax returns; the top individual rate is lowered by 20 percent; the top corporate rate is cut by more than half; the government gets the same amount of revenue; and the tax system is slightly more progressive.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the U.S. economy probably will grow more slowly next year than some forecasters predict and indicated that a record U.S. stock market isn’t in a bubble.
DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, said on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the National Football League should expect more injury-related lawsuits from former players.