2 hrs ago
The Washington Post
A statue of suffragettes Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in the U.S. Capitol.
6 hrs ago
FATCA: Rapidly becoming the global model for combating offshore tax
THE FOREIGN Account Tax Compliance Act is an important development in US efforts to improve tax compliance, with the Internal Revenue Services focusing on specified foreign financial assets and offshore accounts in order to catch dodgers and tax cheats.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
HOH: Fictional Franchise: Christmas Edition
In the latest installment of the Roll Call series that examines fictional characters and who represents them in Congress, we look at our favorite Christmas characters.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Congress guts private equity regulations it doesn't understand
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to gut the only real piece of private equity regulation contained in Dodd-Frank: A requirement that firms with more than $150 million in assets under management register as investment advisors with the SEC.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House Dem cites satire piece to strike GOP, Obamacare critics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York used her time during Wednesday's House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hearing in a unique way: She criticized the Republican Party's reaction to the failed Obamacare rollout by referencing satire as a "distinguished report."
HOH: Greek Chefs Invade Congress
As part of a push to promote the Hellenic diet, the foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building will be transformed into a "Mediterranean festival of feasting" Wednesday evening, featuring exotic foodstuffs prepared by headline-grabbing Greek chefs.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sen. Dick Durbin's frat-style D.C. home inspires 'Alpha House'
A few years ago, "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau read about a group of male, married Democratic lawmakers, including Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., rooming together in a Capitol Hill rowhouse, saving money by living frat-style.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Maloney Hails FHFA Decision to Retain Current Limits on Fannie Mae...
WASHINGTON , Nov. 26 -- Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney , D- N.Y. , issued the following news release: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney , , Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises , commended the Federal Housing Finance Agency's announcement today to maintain the current limits on ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
U.S. lawmakers seek fix to help investors file claims against brokers
A bipartisan group of U.S. House and Senate members is seeking to make it easier for investment fraud victims to seek compensation, after investors in Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme were deemed ineligible under current law to file claims.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Brooklyn Students Headed To Washington For Gettysburg Address Anniversary
Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Washington Post
Rep. Carolyn Maloney sought to coax a little good news out of U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, who laid out some improvements that have been completed on the health-care law Web site.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Rep. Carolyn Maloney Wants Hillary Clinton To Run For President In 2016
Maloney will hold a campaign meeting at her home Monday with Clinton friends and strategists who are part of the political action committee Ready for Hillary.