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Last year, Congress showed a rare bit of shame after "60 Minutes" reported on stock trading by key members of the House and Senate that smelled of opportunism. The TV show spotlighted the trading activity of Republican House Speaker John Boehner of...
Critics and supporters of a merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest carrier testified for the first time Tuesday in a hearing before a congressional panel. The merger, announced Feb. 14, would cost $1.2 billion in one-...
WASHINGTON -- A sharply divided House Republican leadership struggled to reach agreement on a measure to avoid part of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” as key members said they could not support the compromise approved early Tuesday by the...
Contributing columnistYes, it’s irrational. And it’s what the GOP says it wants for our country, to save us from becoming “like Europe.” It’s also what the post-New Deal Democratic Party stands for, only a little less. Let’s start with...
Apparently all the " talking back" I've done in past years has been of little consequence. Could The Sun be any more obvious in their partisan reporting of insider trading perpetrated by members of Congress ("Keeping Congress clean," Nov. 28)? The Sun...
In September 2008, the U.S. financial system was teetering on collapse and the stock market was shaky. But Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus saw opportunity in the crisis. According to an investigation by the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Mr. Bachus...
Money & CompanyGold: Trading now at $1,535 per ounce, up 0.7% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,432.39, up 0.2% from Thursday. Diving into the hedges. Pension funds are throwing money back into hedge funds, in part because the......
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Wednesday that a new government agency designed to protect consumers from problems with mortgages, credit cards and other lenders has too much power. They also criticized it for participating in a federal-...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's plan to gradually dissolve ailing housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and to shrink the government's role in the mortgage market drew praise from House Republicans on Tuesday. The GOP chairman of...
Money & CompanyThe race for the powerful chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee, humming along largely behind the scenes, has received an Alaska-sized boost in visibility after one of the Republican contenders dissed "tea party" heroine Sarah Palin. Rep....
Money & CompanyElizabeth Warren, the Obama administration adviser setting up the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, strongly defended the new agency Wednesday against sharp Republican criticism that it is an unaccountable and dangerous new bureaucracy....
Money & CompanyThe House Financial Services Committee voted to limit the power of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as Republicans continued to fight against the centerpiece of last year's Wall Street reform law. Voting largely along party lines, the...
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