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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Sometimes even journalists get it right. My essay about companies incorporating overseas to dodge taxes clearly struck a nerve.
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.
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."
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.
US drug company AbbVie has persuaded Hampshire-based, Irish-headquartered Shire to enter a A 32 billion mega-merger after a persistent pursuit.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:45 am
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