5 hrs ago
VA-Sen: Mark Warner (D), "It's time to fix our broken immigration system"
I've seen firsthand in Virginia that immigrants make our communities stronger -- they're small business owners, entrepreneurs, agricultural workers, top students, neighbors and community leaders.
8 hrs ago
Housing finance reform is needed now
Is housing finance reform gaining momentum? Fortunately, recent developments on the Hill indicate that housing finance reform may at last be re-emerging on the Washington policy agenda.
12 hrs ago
Ratings Change: Virginia's 2nd District
When you're 17 seats short of a majority in the House, it's easy to say that every competitive district is a "must win" for Democrats.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Humanities and Social Sciences Are Central to National Goals, Report Argues
A new report commissioned by a bipartisan quartet of lawmakers seeks to bolster the sagging fortunes of the humanities and social sciences, arguing that those disciplines are central to the nation's civic, cultural, economic, and diplomatic future.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
With Fannie and Freddie Profitable, Government Eyes Exit
The bailout and government ownership of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has been tumultuous at best.
Senate Working Toward GSE Reform
Congress is preparing to address an issue that has loomed for five years: the fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Midshipman candidate Forney graduates
Midshipman candidate Marshall Forney Jr. graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School, Naval Station Newport May 9 in Newport, Rhode Island.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Berkowitz bets on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Betting on Congress to do anything is about as risky a bet as you can make, but Bruce Berkowitz is willing to make it.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
ABA Banking Journal
GRASSROOTS: Frustration drives bankers to more political effort
This article is an online companion to the ABA Banking Journal cover story for January 2012, "Washington Outlook 2012."
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
White House Wireless Plan Draws a Crowd
If the White House's goal with its new government spectrum proposal was to relieve broadband congestion, it actually contributed to it in the short term via email reactions to the announcement that came pouring in following the announcement early Friday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Fannie and Freddie Are Super-Profitable, but Congress Doesn't Care
The companies' bad investments in risky loans in the runup to the credit crisis led to a $188 billion taxpayer bailout and enshrined them as symbols of housing market excess.
Northern Virginia dominates statewide races this fall
The battle for political control of Virginia began in earnest this week when the Democratic Party completed its ticket, and both parties are scrambling to convince an increasingly purple state that they're not the ideologues their opponents claim they are.
Daniel J. Mitchell: Two Tax-Hiking RINOs Slain in GOP Virginia Primary
I'm currently in Paris for my final stop on the Free Market Road Show. In other words, I'm in the belly of the beast of big-government statism .
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va., Jeff E. Schapiro column
Ballots in some states recall a roadmap. Paper or electronic, they keep unfolding because voters have so many offices and issues to decide.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Port authority paid surcharge for federal lobbyist
Every time the Virginia Port Authority paid its $10,000-a-month federal lobbying bills, $1,500 charges went to a middleman.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Acting Public Printer Vance-Cooks confirmation hearing to be Public Printer
Davita Vance-Cooks ) sat today for her confirmation hearing to be the 27th Public Printer of the United States.
The Trade: Reform Efforts in Washington Reflect Few Lessons of Housing Crisis
Nearly five years after the government took over the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , Congress is slouching toward remaking how Americans buy homes.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Virginia Beach NAACP rallies behind Rep. Rigell offshore drilling bill
The Virginia Beach chapter of the NAACP threw its support this week behind federal legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell , R-Virginia Beach, to lift the moratorium on drilling for natural gas and oil in the state's coastal waters.
The Washington Post
2 GOP delegates ousted in Va. primary
But two other incumbent Republicans who had supported the legislation this year - House Speaker William J. Howell and Del.
The Washington Post
"When you talk to [tech companies], as we have for the last couple of years, if we were to make a list of the top five issues that are important, the first four would be immigration back-to-back," McGeary said.