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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Joe Nocera: Did Dodd-Frank work?

Ralph Nader has written a new book, titled Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State.

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Related Topix: Unstoppable, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Senate Approves 7-Year Terrorism-Insurance Program Extension

A move to reauthorize the federal backstop for terrorism insurance has gained ground, with the Senate's July 17 approval of a seven-year extension.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

USA Today

Delamaide: Bank rules win fans

Delamaide: Bank rules win fans GOP critics of the Dodd-Frank Act are finding the public likes its consumer protections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Baltimore Sun

A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Reuters

Congressman raps Boeing, trade group support for Ex-Im bank

A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for "special privilege."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Reuters

U.S. congressman raps Boeing, trade group on Ex-Im bank

A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for "special privilege."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Daily Caller

Republicans Demand Financial Protection Bureau Produce Emails

Republicans are ordering the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to grant access to over 60 emails regarding its decision to engage in costly and extensive renovations, including plans for a four-story glass staircase, The Hill reports .

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TheStreet.com

Republican Calls for Dodd-Frank Changes Won't Rattle Investors

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, David Vitter, US Senate

The Wall Street Journal

Barney Frank to Testify on Dodd-Frank on Wednesday

It's rare that anyone gets too excited about a hearing on Wall Street regulation, but this Wednesday it might just be time to break out the popcorn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Barack Obama, Republican

Business Journal

MN businesses sweat as Tea Party targets U.S. Export-Import Bank

Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Texas Republican who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, said most of the Export-Import Bank's financing benefits "a handful of Fortune 500 companies."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Politico

Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Boeing, others lobby for Export-Import Bank renewal

Last year, the federal Export-Import Bank helped Boeing customers finance $8 billion in commercial jet sales to foreign companies.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Sentinel & Enterprise

E.J. DIONNE: Pro-business populism?

Here's the thing to watch in this year's campaign: Democrats are trying to be populists and pro-business moderates at the same time.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

On Wall Street

New Boost for RIA Exam Funding Bill

Legislation to step up the frequency of SEC examinations of investment advisors received a boost, winning its first Republican endorsement from Rep. Spencer Bachus on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Bernie Madoff

Business Insurance

Insurance industry welcomes Senate approval of seven-year TRIA extension

Insurers and other industry groups are welcoming Thursday's 93-4 Senate vote to extend the federal terrorism insurance backstop for seven years.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Many Obama critics have also not been to the border recently

President Obama speaks at the Paramount Theatre in Austin on July 10. The president also visited Dallas, but he chose not to go to the Mexico border, despite many in Congress urging him to do so.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Johnson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Barton, Kenny Marchant, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance backstop

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reauthorize a federal terrorism risk insurance program that was created after the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Reuters

U.S. House committees demand info from Ex-Im bank

U.S. House of Representatives committees demanded extensive information from the Export-Import Bank on Thursday, including communications on reported allegations of kickbacks there, as Congress grapples with whether to reauthorize the bank's charter.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Patrick McHenry

The Washington Post

Terrorism Insurance Extension for Business Passed by Senate

The Senate voted to extend through 2021 the U.S. government's financial backing for insurance to protect companies against losses from acts of terrorism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, John Boehner

Time

Jim DeMint: Bank Reveals Washington's 'Rot and Corruption'

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US News, Tea Party, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy

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