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Wednesday Apr 16 | Bloomberg

Ryan's $4 Million: House's Biggest

Rep. Paul Ryan , House Budget Committee Chairman, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner, Darrell Issa

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NorthJersey.com

4 potential Republicans challengers to Booker only raised about $100K combined

The four potential Republican challengers to Democratic Sen. Cory Booker raised only about $100,000 from contributors combined during the first quarter of this year, a time when they were traveling around New Jersey seeking support from county party screening groups.

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Related Topix: US News, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker, Bill Pascrell, Democrat, New Jersey

Mon Apr 14, 2014

More Monmouth Musings

The Politics Of Disaster Relief

Once the emergency is over and the federal money is flowing, the politicspartisanship and patronage starts.

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Related Topix: Rodney Frelinghuysen, Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Bill Pascrell

JD Supra

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.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House Republicans prepare a second JOBS Act bill; critics see dangers

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are drafting measures to further ease regulatory obstacles for small companies, but critics warn the move will only reduce investor protections already eroded by a 2012 law.

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Related Topix: US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Housing Wire

GOP wants CFPB merged with other regulators

The House Financial Services Committee hearing on the economic consequences of regulatory rulemaking and enforcement on Tuesday got heated early and often.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Fed Gives Banks Two More Years to Meet Volcker CLO Standards

The Federal Reserve is giving banks an additional two years to comply with Volcker Rule standards for treatment of collateralized loan obligations after industry complaints that the requirements would lead to big losses.

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

FreedomWorks

Capitol Hill Update, 7 April 2014

Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Medicaid, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare

Sun Apr 06, 2014

NAFCU

Garrett bill seeks FSOC transparency

April 7, 2014 - A bill to require the Financial Services Oversight Council to hold open meetings, subject it to requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and more was introduced last week by Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J. The bill is H.R. 4387 and awaits action of the House Financial Services Committee.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Sean Duffy

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Reuters

Republican's bill seeks to shine more light on U.S. risk council

A Republican member of Congress said on Thursday he was denied access to a closed-door meeting of a new U.S. regulatory body that polices market risks, and introduced legislation that he contends will make the group more transparent.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

American Banker

Garrett Introduces FSOC Transparency Bill

The largest and most powerful arm of the central bank of the U.S. has finally admitted the megabank emperors have no clothes.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NJ.com

Congressman Leonard Lance to face primary opponent for 7th District

U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance, left, will face David Larsen, right, in the Republican primary in the 7th District Congressional race.

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rush Holt, Democrat, Representative Jon Runyan, New Jersey

New Jersey Herald

Emergency crews respond to Montague accident

Sussex County Freeholder Phil Crabb, running for re-election to a third term as a Republican, will face a primary challenge in the June 3 primary from Wantage Township Committeeman Ron Bassani.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Montague, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Highlands, NJ

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Kos

NJ-05: Sen. Cory Booker (D) & Rep. Patrick Murphy (D. FL) Endorse Roy Cho (D) For Congress

Congressional candidate, Roy Cho , who is determined to unseat Tea Party Congressman Scott Garrett , picked up some big endorsements: I'm excited and honored to have received wonderful endorsements from the following inspirational and groundbreaking political leaders who were kind enough to film a video with me.

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

Sat Mar 22, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Obama signs compromise flood-insurance bill

President Obama signed into law Friday a rare bipartisan compromise that repeals some of the mandatory flood insurance rate increases ordered in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Housing

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