6 hrs ago
Obama sees progress on TPP (Dems don't) - Dodd-Frank being...
President Obama, at a joint presser today in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: "We made important progress in the Trans Pacific Partnership, TPP, which will support good jobs and growth in the United States as well as economic reform and revitalization here in Japan.
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11 hrs ago
Hensarling Fights to Keep Washington Accountable to East Texans
People names its most beautiful woman in the world and she's also an Oscar winner.
12 hrs ago
The Heartland Institute
Time to End Export-Import Bank
In 2013, the U.S. economy exported $2.271 trillion of goods and services, a $60.8 billion or 2.7 percent growth from 2012.
16 hrs ago
U.S. trade bank chief warns lawmaker 'political games' threaten exports
U.S. lawmakers will only hurt American exports and jobs by playing "political games" that threaten to shut down the U.S. Export-Import Bank, the bank's president said on Thursday.
19 hrs ago
Meet Wall Street's Secret Weapon
More than two hours into a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee last month, the members were bickering over two versions of a bill designed to ease a new regulation that affected banks, part of the sweeping 2010 overhaul of financial laws known as the Dodd-Frank Act.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Palace Intrigue: Right Searches For Cantor Alternative
Eric Cantor has never been closer to wielding the speaker's gavel, but he may want to keep an eye over his right shoulder.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Prospects dim as deadline approaches for housing-reform bill
As U.S. lawmakers prepare to work on a bill next week that would overhaul the country's housing-finance system, analysts say it's becoming increasingly unlikely that the legislation will become law in 2014.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Heritage Foundation
Taxpayer-Backed Loans to Foreign Companies Split Hill's Republicans
With a deadline looming on the future of the taxpayer-funded U.S. Export-Import Bank, congressional Republicans remain split on whether to reauthorize the bank's charter.
National Mortgage News
Everything Lenders Need to Know About the GSE Shareholders' Lawsuits
Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. 2013 MT Awards: 10X Award The 10X Award honors a company, product or technology that's had an exponential impact on mortgage finance.
Sen Bob Corker (R) Plotted To Sabotage US Economy NOW Gives Aid & Comfort to Assad & Putin
I think we should all remember that on January 20, 2009 GOP House Leaders & GOP Senators plotted to sabotage the US Economy with Newt Gingrich and GOP Propaganda Minister Frank Luntz.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Daily Caller
Why Australia's richest person may doom Al Franken
In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Senate Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee Chairman Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Warren book dishes on big Washington names
Elizabeth Warren's upcoming book chronicles many private meetings with powerful politicians such as President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Tim Geithner.
The Heritage Foundation
EXCLUSIVE: This Congressman Calls Export-Import Bank 'The Face of Cronyism'
As Congress gets ready to debate keeping the Export-Import Bank, Rep. Jeb Hensarling tells The Foundry why he believes the Ex-Im Bank is "the face of cronyism."
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Running away from the Ryan budget
For the fourth year in a row, the House of Representatives passed a budget drafted by Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican and head of the House Budget Committee.
Inquiry into alleged CFPB bias picks up steam
A subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee heard really scorching -- but totally one-sided -- testimony in a hearing earlier this month from Angela Martin, an attorney who works at the CFPB, accusing the CFPB of a "culture of retaliation and intimidation."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Chickensh*t TeaParty Militia in Nevada Wanted To Use Woman as Human Shields for Cliven Bundy
That's right, chickensh*t Teaparty Militia leader, Richard Mack, told Fox News he wanted to use woman as human shields in his effort to help Cliven Bundy's violent violation of a Court order mandating Bundy get his cows off of Federal land.
House Republicans Urge FHFA Not To Direct GSEs To Start Contributing...
On April 2, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling , joined by Congressmen Scott Garrett and Ed Royce , FHFA Director Mel Watt to continue the FHFA's five-year-old policy of suspending contributions to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The American Conservative
A Turning Point on Crony Capitalism?
One of the most enduring images of the early Reagan years is the "welfare queen."
Cantor wary of Ex-Im battle
A debate over reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank is threatening to deepen tensions between House conservatives and the Republican leadership, prompting Majority Leader Eric Cantor to tread carefully after striking a deal with Democrats in 2012.
Delta, Leader of the U.S. Airline Industry, Challenges Boeing and the Export-Import Bank
Delta continues to show why it has become the de facto leader of the U.S. airline industry, not only for its superior financial performance but also for its willingness to take chances and to speak up - particularly in regard to the Export-Import Bank.