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18 hrs ago | Ballot Access News

Only Minor Party Candidate for Congress in Massachusetts Rejected for Using Wrong Petition Forms

No minor party candidates filed to run for either branch of Congress in Massachusetts this year, except for the Green Party's nominee in the 7th U.S. House district, Jason P. Lowenthal.


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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Fed Urged to Clarify Emergency Lending Rules to Prevent Bailouts

The Federal Reserve must clarify its emergency lending authority rules to foreclose the possibility of "backdoor bailouts" in a future financial crisis, a bipartisan group of lawmakers said in a letter today.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Garrett, Republican, David Vitter, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Barney Frank Challenges GOP's 'Too Big to Fail' Arguments

Former Rep. Barney Frank appears before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing on "Assessing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later" on July 23. On Wednesday, Barney Frank came back to the committee he used to lead to defend the financial overhaul law he helped create.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Republican, Jeb Hensarling

Mon Jul 21, 2014

With unopposed races, Mass. shortchanges democracy

Five of the Bay State's nine US representatives - Richard Neal, James McGovern, Joseph Kennedy, Michael Capuano, and Stephen Lynch, all Democrats - are running unopposed in this fall's midterm contests, with no challengers in either the primary or general election.


Related Topix: US Politics, James McGovern, US News, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Representative Joseph Kennedy, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Opinion

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BLET Legislative Reps meet for training

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen , a division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, held a series of training classes for state legislative representatives at the Teamsters headquarters in Washington, D.C., last week.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Corrine Brown