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Former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission member Bart Chilton, an outspoken critic of some high-speed trading practices while at the agency, has been enlisted in a Washington-based effort to improve the image of an industry beset by regulatory and legislative scrutiny.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
JUNE 24: Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, leaves the Capitol Hill Club following the House Republican Conference meeting on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
8 hrs ago | Fox News
As a combat veteran who served in the Iraq war, Iowa Republican candidate Joni Ernst knows first-hand how difficult it is to fight a war on two fronts.
9 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com
Congressional lawmakers aren't so hot on the idea of military equipment going to local cops anymore, and that makes national police organizations nervous.
Berkley DPS workers Tom Benaglio, left, and Rod Halas help collect piles of water-damaged belongings on Tuesday in Berkley.
Michigan U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow say the U.S. Department of Transportation is giving Michigan $750,000 in disaster aid to help pay for repairs and reconstruction of roads damaged in the severe flooding that hit the southeastern corner of the state.
The Defense Department on Tuesday strongly defended its program to transfer "excess" military equipment to local law enforcement agencies, anxious about national scrutiny of the way St. Louis-area police have handled violence there following the shooting of Michael Brown.
When Democratic U.S. Sen. Carl Levin announced last year that he would not seek reelection, it opened up a seat he has held since the late 1970s.
The MBS International Airport near Saginaw has received more than $660,000 in federal funding to update its master plan and layout plan.
The name of the officer has been released , alongside allegations that Brown was involved in a robbery.
Police meet for a late afternoon roll call and briefing prior to the National Guard's arrival in Ferguson, Missouri, August 18, 2014.
A long, long time ago - June 19th, 2014, to be exact - Rep. Alan Grayson proposed an amendment to a Department of Defense appropriations bill that would stop the Pentagon from giving high-grade military weapons to local and state police forces.
FRESH OUT THIS A.M.: LEVIN REFLECTS. Tax Analysts sat down with Congress's meanest tax cheat bulldog, retiring Michigan Democrat Carl Levin, who later this year will leave the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations' gavel up for grabs.
Police Chief Robert DeVries said the armored military vehicle it acquired from the Department of Defense in April would be used to protect officers and civilians - and not as a blunt instrument.
In the aftermath of clashes between heavily armed police forces and protesters in Ferguson, MO, the Senate will review the nearly twenty-five year old law that promotes the transfer of surplus military goods to police forces, the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee said on Friday.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:36 pm
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