WASHINGTON, March 8- Republicans, looking for ways to turn November's congressional elections into a referendum on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, are trying to portray Obamacare as a danger to Medicare.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The Republican-led U.S. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, was created as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law to help protect Americans from financial scams.
NEW YORK, Feb 27- A New York appeals court on Thursday revived Assured Guaranty Corp's claims for certain damages in its lawsuit against Credit Suisse Group AG over allegedly defective loans underlying mortgage-backed securities.
ALBANY, N.Y.-- New York's Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would open state tuition assistance programs to students in the country illegally, and now the measure moves to an uncertain future in the Senate.
HARTFORD, Conn.-- A legislative committee wants to delay for a year when Connecticut's insurance marketplace, Access Health CT, could begin negotiating prices with the insurance companies selling products through the exchange.
NEW YORK, Feb 26- Apple Inc urged a U.S. appeals court to throw out a judge's "radical" finding that it violated antitrust law by manipulating electronic book prices, and blamed publishers for running a conspiracy it claimed to know nothing about.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would give mobile-phone users the right to "unlock" their devices and use them on competitors' wireless networks, although Senate action was uncertain. It is not known whether the Senate will consider the bill.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would give mobile phone users the right to "unlock" their devices and use them on competitors' wireless networks, although Senate action was uncertain.
NEW YORK, Feb 25- Morgan Stanley has reached a $275 million proposed settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that would allow the Wall Street bank to move past a substantial legal overhang from the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- An expansion of healthcare and education programs for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cleared its first procedural hurdle on Tuesday, as Democrats in the U.S. Senate attempted to win passage of the legislation this week.
It's another step in Michelle Obama's campaign against obesity. NBC reports.
INDIANAPOLIS-- A panel of Indiana House lawmakers is set to consider a series of amendments that would overhaul the Senate- approved plan for cutting the state's property tax on business equipment. But the House amendments would effectively overhaul the Senate plan to resemble the House-passed bill, which would allow counties to decide whether to cut the tax.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 25- Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable technology.
Majority Leader Harry Reid is counting on voters as well as lawmakers feeling that way in an election year as the Senate takes up legislation this week that addresses dozens of priorities that veterans groups have raised in recent years.
Feb 24- Retirees, unions and others opposed to Detroit's financial restructuring plan will have a chance to argue their case at a trial starting in mid-June, according to an order on Monday by the judge overseeing the case. Detroit and its creditors have until Friday to file objections to U.S.
WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a closely watched legal battle concerning consumer claims against manufacturers and retailers of front-loading washing machines.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 21- California lawmakers have unveiled a new bill that would halt fracking and other controversial oil extraction practices in the state until a comprehensive review of their impact is complete, reigniting a legislative debate that fracking opponents lost last year.
"Upon consideration of the petitions to appeal and the responses thereto, a direct appeal to this court is warranted," the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said in an order filed on Friday. A federal bankruptcy judge in a landmark December ruling said Detroit was eligible to pursue its bankruptcy case.
BRUSSELS/ WASHINGTON, Feb 20- U.S. airlines have stepped up the pressure on EU countries not to enforce emissions law in the latest twist to an international row over aircraft pollution.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit against ConAgra Foods Inc over the amount of sodium the company discloses on sunflower seed packages.
TORONTO/ CALGARY, Feb 20- TransCanada Corp said on Thursday it is weighing how to proceed with its controversial Keystone XL pipeline after a U.S. legal setback, even as it pushes ahead with a far larger line that could bring oil sands crude to international markets.