Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Carl Levin News

News on Carl Levin continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | NCR Iran

Senate briefing condemns Iranian regime destructive role in Iraq

At a senate briefing at Capitol Hill, entitled "Tumult in Iraq: Maliki's Role and Iran's Nefarious Influence," several senior former officials and a U.S. senator strongly condemned the Iranian regime's destructive role in Iraq.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Iraq, World News, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John McCain

4 hrs ago | News Max

Report: US-Russia Trade Increased After Sanctions

The Obama administration's economic sanctions aimed at punishing Russia for its involvement in the Ukrainian conflict may be having the opposite effect.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Amash-Ellis race in homestretch, most outside money on the sidelines

If a lack of significant outside money coming into the race is any indication, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may be coasting to the win he expects in next week's primary.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, US Senate, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Hansen Clarke, Representative Gary Peters

The Washington Post

Pfizer CEO Is Impatient for Tax Reform as He Hunts for Deals

Failing to buy AstraZeneca Plc with the drug industry's largest-ever deal hasn't stopped Pfizer Inc.'s Ian Read from looking far and wide for acquisitions.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Business News

Reuters

U.S. SEC lawyer Gellasch to leave for Senate investigative panel

An attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who once helped craft legislative language for the "Volcker rule" and other major pieces of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law is returning to Capitol Hill.

Comment?

Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Hani Garabyare's Journey From Somalia to the Senate

The 27-year-old Somali native is now an American citizen and finds herself walking up Capitol Hill each day to work in the Senate.

Comment?

Related Topix: Piracy News, Representative Yvette Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Tax and Retirement

This week, the Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 5021 , the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, which recently passed the House by a vote of 367-55.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Democrats Seek U.S. Contract Ban to Discourage Inversions

Democrats in Congress are trying again to prevent the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that save taxes by moving their legal addresses outside the U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas are slated to introduce legislation today that would create a government-wide ban on contracts with such ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lloyd Doggett, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Dems may force GOP to vote on corporate tax a desertersa oe

A primary argument Dems have made against Republicans this year is that they are the party of plutocracy: They are beholden to " billionaires" and "special interests " who continue to " rig " the political system in their favor, through a gamed tax code and the push for low-tax, low-regulation agenda that enriches them at the expense of ordinary ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Orrin Hatch, Republican

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Mark Schauer fires-up Michigan Democrats at campaign rally in Grand Rapids

The advancing tendrils of a looming storm cloud cooled the sunbaked expanse of Rosa Parks Circle as a stream of Michigan Democrats fired-up a crowd of base supporters gathered for some Sunday politicking.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, Grand Rapids, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Detroit's Expats PAC Up, Raise Money

Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Detroit expatriates in Washington celebrated their city's 313th birthday Thursday, dressed in their best Red Wings red, Tigers orange and Wolverine maize.

Comment?

Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Michigan, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

The Washington Post

To stop U.S.-company defection, cure the symptom first

Sometimes even journalists get it right. My essay about companies incorporating overseas to dodge taxes clearly struck a nerve.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Sander Levin

The Island Packet

Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup

The Aug. 5 primary features four open seats, heavily-financed challenges to two Republican incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Democrat John Dingell.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MichiganLiberal

Source of Land millions still murky

Again, it's great that in response to Terri Lynn Land hiding from the media that the media went looking for Terri Lynn Land ... not her spokespeople, mind you, but the real Terri Lynn Land.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Instapundit

Incoming ISAF Commander Acknowledges 'Inherent Risks' of Pentagon ...

The incoming U.S. commander in Afghanistan told a leading Senate Republican recently that he's not aware of efforts at the Pentagon to lessen the need for future reliance on Russia's largest arms exporter to supply Afghanistan's military, but acknowledged that such a relationship "brings inherent risks and dependence on Russia."

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, US Military, US Air Force, Democrat

Don't Mess With Taxes

Obama says corporate tax inversions are 'gaming the system'

On the individual side, the Internal Revenue Service on July 1 got a new tool, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act , to track down international accounts the tax man says are used to avoid paying Uncle Sam his due.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tax, Deerfield, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate

Chemistry World

Pharma firms rush to escape US tax shackles

US drug company AbbVie has persuaded Hampshire-based, Irish-headquartered Shire to enter a A 32 billion mega-merger after a persistent pursuit.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Obama: Companies "cherry-picking the rules, and it damages the country's finances"

I detect a president who thinks he's found a very potent political argument. Having gone soft on the bankers, letting all the big fish skate after wrecking the economy, the president has figured out that people just won't stand for a tax system that leaves regular people holding the tab while CEOs figure out how to screw the public, day after day.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Liberal Political News

MLive.com

Enbridge pipeline in Straits of Mackinac needs more supports, Attorney General says

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says that Enbridge's pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac does not comply with state regulations and needs to have additional anchors installed to support the pipeline.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Mackinac Island, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

It's not usually hard to get lawmakers to agree to tough language on Iran, particularly when AIPAC is on board.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Bob Corker

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••