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Chelsea Clinton says sheA s stepping out of her correspondent job as she looks forward to taking on mom duties After not quite three years as a special correspondent for NBC News - and with just a little while until she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expected to become parents - the former first daughter is now leaving that position, she tells ... (more)
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Rising (Maxine) Waters
Waters is executing this transformation by seizing on the growing divide between conservative Republicans and Big Business and leveraging her position as the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, where in the coming weeks she will play a role in the battles over extending a terrorism insurance program and the Export-Import Bank.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Prosperity-Alarmists to Protest Ted Cruz Summit
Voters seeking to abolish American prosperity, otherwise known as Democrats, plan to demonstrate against economic growth at a Sen. Ted Cruz Summit to be held in Dallas on Friday morning.
Baltimore Jewish Times
An El Al plane. The Israeli airline has been among the companies receiving loan guarantees from the United States Export-Import Bank, which faces an uncertain future.
In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants
When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Reg relief tops McWatters' priorities
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, outgoing NCUA Board Member Michael Fryzel and new NCUA Board Member Mark McWatters Aug. 28, 2014 - Regulatory relief for the credit union industry is at the top of the list of priorities for new NCUA Board Member Mark McWatters, according to the agency.
House GOP Nearing Compromise Plan on Terror Insurance
Jeb Hensarling has his own proposal to revamp the terrorism insurance program, but House GOP leaders don't think it can pass.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
McWatters set to be sworn in today
Aug. 26, 2014 - Mark McWatters is scheduled to be sworn into office as an NCUA Board member this morning, in a private ceremony at the Dallas office of House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Paul Ryan: Mitt Romney Should Run for President Again
During a news-packed interview with radio's Hugh Hewitt, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan-the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee-said 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney should run for president again.
Press Congress to Renew Ex-Im Bank: Obama
US President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorise the US Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing September 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail to act.
Paul Ryan on Ex-Im Bank, Bailouts: Tactics Trump Purity
In a wide-ranging interview in connection with the release of his new book, " The Way Forward ," presumptive 2016 presidential contender, 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee and Chairman of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan spoke with TheBlaze Books via phone this weekend, touting a populist, market-oriented domestic agenda and robust ... (more)
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank
President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept.
Pence's profile is on the rise
Americans for Prosperity expects an audience of 2,500 for its 8th annual Defending the American Dream Summit, in Dallas on Aug. 29. "Pence has been making midterm appearances for the Republican Governors Association," the political newsletter Playbook reports, "but next Friday's speech will mark his debut for a grassroots audience heading into '16.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Why John Boehner's smoking keeps Paul Ryan away
House Speaker John Boehner's smoking is so pervasive that one of his top lieutenants won't take a seat near him when huddling over a tough topic.
The Daily Caller
Rep. Hensarling Demands Info On SEC Media Leaks
JUNE 24: Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, leaves the Capitol Hill Club following the House Republican Conference meeting on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
U.S. Ex-Im Bank backers pin hopes on temporary reauthorization
Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on closing.
Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades
Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Lawmakers Threaten Ex-Im Bank Subpoena In Oversight Rebuff
Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew the bank's charter.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The top 10 critical issues facing GSE reform
Almost six years into conservatorship and barely any progress has been made to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to create a new housing finance system, which places private capital in the first-loss position.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Boehner: $40 million fundraiser – and counting
The Ohio lawmaker accounts for about one-fifth of the cash collected by House Republicans' campaign arm, the National Republican Congressional Committee.