HAVANA, Feb 17- The United States and Cuba will hold a second round of talks in Washington nest week aimed at restoring diplomatic relations, the State Department said on Tuesday, as U.S. Democratic senators visiting Havana said there may be enough support among Republicans to lift a trade embargo on Cuba. In particular, the United States wants to reopen the U.S....
Democratic senators visiting Havana said on Tuesday that there could be enough Republicans who support lifting a trade embargo on Cuba to dismantle it in Congress. The United States and Cuba agreed on Dec. 17 to restore diplomatic relations after more than five decades of hostility. Democratic senators Claire McCaskill, Mark Warner and Amy Klobuchar...
WASHINGTON, Jan 16- India may buy unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, from other countries if the United States does not ease current export restrictions on such aircraft, a key Democratic senator said on Friday. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, who will join President Barack Obama during a trip to India on Jan. 26, said he was concerned that other countries could...
WASHINGTON, Sept 9- A top Federal Reserve official on Tuesday warned the biggest U.S. banks they will soon face capital surcharges that exceed international standards, a move he said could encourage some firms to shrink.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), shares his views on how to cut government spending and implement tax reform in order to reach a compromise on the budget.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities.
A new bipartisan bill, the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act, aims to press colleges into providing prospective students with data on the employment outcomes of graduates.
At the beginning of next year, $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts- known as the fiscal cliff- will automatically become law unless Congress acts. However, there is a sense that neither the financiers and investors in New York nor the lawmakers in Congress are taking each other seriously enough.
WASHINGTON, Nov 2- After the Nov. 6 elections, urgent tax and spending issues must be addressed, forcing Washington's power players to make some tough decisions before the end of the year. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 6 presidential election, Obama will be in the White House during the final months of 2012 when the ``fiscal cliff'' must be dealt with.
While some people prefer to make monetary political contributions and leave their influence at that, there are others that are looking to have more say in the political process.