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  • Ex-Im, which provides loans and other forms of credit to help U.S. businesses sell products overseas, will be forced to close if Congress does not renew its charter by Sept. 30, a deadline that comes only a few weeks after lawmakers return to Washington.

  • Senate to consider bill to keep Export-Import Bank open Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    The 80- year-old bank will be forced to close unless Congress acts to renew its charter by Sept. 30, but critics led by Texas congressman Jeb Hensarling have decried it as corporate welfare.

  • U.S. senators urge Treasury to fix money fund tax concerns Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    In a series of three letters dated July 15 and seen by Reuters, Democratic Senators Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Mark Warner of Virginia and Republicans Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Mike Crapo of Idaho said the Treasury needs to issue quickly guidance because it will help inform both the public and the SEC.

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- The top U.S. securities regulator on Friday called for hefty reforms of the less transparent multi-trillion dollar bond market- putting traders and brokers on notice that they cannot use technology to hide pricing and cost information from investors.

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- The top U.S. securities regulator on Friday called for hefty reforms of the less transparent multi-trillion dollar bond market- putting traders and brokers on notice that they cannot use technology to hide pricing and cost information from investors.

  • Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- A draft bill to wind down government-run mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, released by two leading senators on Sunday, would leave a decision on how to treat their private shareholders to the courts.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday outlined plans for legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that they said would continue to provide access to long-term, fixed-rate mortgages.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday outlined plans for legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that they said would continue to provide access to long-term, fixed-rate mortgages.

  • 'Sequestration is stupidity on steroids': Warner     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Senators Push Bill to Scrap Two Mortgage Firms Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    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.

  • New Bill to Colleges: Prove Your Worth Saturday, 18 May 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    Sens. Mark Warner (D-Vir.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) with students at a Know Before You Go roundtable

    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.

  • FACTBOX-20 key players in U.S. 'fiscal cliff' drama Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:59 AM ET

    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.

  • Entrepreneurs Turned Politicians Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:37 AM ET
    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. For entrepreneurs, who enjoy the process of affecting change, the lure of political office is hard to resist. After all, it’s the ultimate challenge for someone who wants to create change on a big scale. And, in many instances, it’s the entrepreneur with a successful business that has the means to enter the political are

    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.