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Senator Elizabeth Warren publicly rebuked Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White on Tuesday, accusing her of overseeing a corporate disclosure project that puts companies' interests ahead of investor protection. "Your job is to look out for investors, but you have put the interests of the Chamber of Commerce and their big business members at...
WASHINGTON, June 13- Leading U.S. Senate Democrats on Monday urged quick passage of legislation defeated last year to impose additional gun controls in the wake of the weekend mass shooting in Florida. Four Democratic senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, called for immediate passage of a bill preventing people on "terror watch lists"...
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, May 11- Republicans on a U.S. House of Representatives panel said they were making progress on a Puerto Rico debt relief bill that will take the same basic approach as an earlier failed version, despite cancelling plans to unveil new legislation on Wednesday. The House Natural Resources Committee said more time was needed to refine the...
SAN JUAN/WASHINGTON, May 10- Congressional Democrats circled their wagons on Tuesday, a day before Republicans unveil an updated Puerto Rico debt bill, by focusing attention on the island's humanitarian crisis while hinting at an unwanted bailout if the legislation fails to pass. Raul Grijalva, the Democratic leader of the HNRC, told Reuters during a visit to...
Even Justice Scalia would disagree with the GOP's decision to block Obama's Supreme Court nominee, says attorney Michael Hahn.
WASHINGTON, Feb 24- Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a Republican and former federal judge, is being considered by President Barack Obama for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, a source close to the process said on Wednesday, as Obama sought to overcome Senate Republican resistance to any nominee. The Republican-dominated Senate must confirm any high court...
WASHINGTON, Feb 17- The White House on Wednesday tried to ratchet up pressure on the Republican-led Senate to allow a vote on President Barack Obama's choice to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia. The Democratic president has argued that the Senate has a constitutional duty to consider his impending...
SOBH Cyber Jihad says they breached a dam control system in 2013
Senator Chuck Schumer calls for an investigation by the FDA for STEEM peanut butter.
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the FDA to investigate possible harmful effects of a caffeinated twist on a childhood classic.
Here's why Paul Ryan's run as speaker of the House may be short-lived, explains says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
Whether its Jeb or Hillary in the White House, here's why tax reform will be the big winner in 2016, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with creditors to make a $416 million payment
Harry Reid wants his deputies to "just relax" in their dispute over leadership posts after his retirement, reports John Harwood.
Senator Charles Schumer wants regulators to look into reports that some Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring is unsafe, NBC reports.
House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down because of a budget impasse.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal investigations of high airfares, questioning why they're not dropping along with fuel costs.
The first wave of people who had contact with the original Dallas Ebola patient who died were taken off a watch list early Monday.
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to resign.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to ban 10 flame retardants from upholstered furniture and children's products.