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  1. Bicycle-Riding Bank Antagonist Naylor Scores Two Proxy ProposalsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. shareholders will have two divisive proposals up for vote this year thanks to one man. Bartlett Naylor, 59, who commutes by bicycle 16 miles a day as a financial policy advocate for Washington-based Public Citizen, filed a proposal to compel Bank of America to consider breaking into two parts.

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  2. Netanyahu Claims Victory Against Herzog in Tight Israel VoteRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's election based on exit polls suggesting he could form a governing coalition, even though the results showed him neck and neck with rival Isaac Herzog.

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  3. Obama Joined by Ireland's Kenny to Promote Trade Pact ProspectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- President Barack Obama and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Tuesday that advancing a U.S.-Europe trade agreement is a top priority for the countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

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  4. Oil CEOs Said to Ask Obama Administration to Lift Export BanRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Washington Post

    Chief executives from the lobbying group Producers for American Crude Oil Exports, or PACE, met with White House senior energy policy adviser Brian Deese March 11 seeking a rollback of the U.S. oil export ban imposed after the 1973 Arab oil embargo, according to two people, who asked not to be identified because the discussions weren't public. Producers are eager to lift the ban because oil in the U.S. is selling for about $10 less than the global benchmark.

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  5. Senate Passes Stopgap Homeland Security Funds, House May FollowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Transportation Security Administration officers check passenger's identification at a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25, 2015. -- The U.S. Senate passed a one-week funding bill to avoid a partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Democratic leader Harry Reid said he expected the House to follow suit.

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  6. Obama-Netanyahu Relations Hit Low as Nations' Alliance EnduresRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Bloomberg

    When he stands before Congress next week, Benjamin Netanyahu will be betting that warning against a "dangerous" nuclear deal with Iran will be worth the toll it takes on his difficult relationship with President Barack Obama. In doing so, the Israeli prime minister risks tossing the U.S.-Israel relationship into the maelstrom of Washington partisanship after decades in which the Jewish state has enjoyed broad support for what is often called an "enduring partnership."

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  7. Obama Tries to Split Religion From Terrorism at SummitRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this March 30, 2014, file photo, Islamic State group militants hold up their flag as they patrol in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq. -- The conference on extremism convened by the Obama administration in Washington this week includes leaders from Muslim groups, focuses on U.S. cities with large Muslim populations, and involves foreign leaders struggling to avert radicalization in their Muslim communities.

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  8. Bank-Debt Buyers Won't Sleep at Night on Writedown BondsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The interest at this stage from traditional consumers of bank paper, such as pension funds and insurers, is lukewarm at best. While the securities, designed to be written down in a crisis, would offer higher yields than senior debt, the risk of bail-in may be more than some buyers can tolerate.

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  9. To Hike Rent, Landlords Swap Plain Walls for Exposed BrickRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Depending on your bank account, a three-bedroom apartment in an up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood renting for $2,899 a month may seem like a good deal. It's close to an express stop on the subway into Manhattan and a short walk from hipster hangouts such as Dynaco and the Michelin-reviewed Do or Dine.

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  10. Hospital Hosting Reid's Surgery Is Used to Leaders as PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Bloomberg

    It's where Reagan is said to have joked that he hoped everyone in the trauma team was a Republican. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is undergoing surgery at George Washington University Hospital on Monday to drain blood from his eye and reconstruct bones after he injured himself in an exercise accident in his home state of Nevada The hospital, in Washington's Foggy Bottom neighborhood not far from the State Department, is one of three level-one trauma centers for adults in the nation's capital, according to the American College of Surgeons-and it is no stranger to high-profile patients.

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  11. Apple Steps Up Lobbying in Washington Amid Push Into Health AppsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    During the trip last month, Cook posed for a photo with Senator Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican taking over the Senate Finance Committee this year. It was one of the meetings Cook had while in town, which also included a stop at Apple's store in the Georgetown area.

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  12. CBS Suspends Greg Anthony Indefinitely After Solicitation ArrestRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Anthony, a college basketball analyst for the network and former player for professional teams including the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers, "will not be working again for CBS this season," according to an e-mailed statement today from CBS. Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Rhode Island Avenue in downtown Washington, according to Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman with the Metropolitan Police Department.

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  13. Hacker Threats to Be Shared in Obama Company Protection PlanRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The president plans to submit legislation to Congress today, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. While other legislation has languished on Capitol Hill for four years, Obama is seizing on recent high-profile hacking attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  14. Allianz Acquires U.S. Real Estate in $1 Billion Manulife VentureRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Allianz SE, Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  15. Allianz, Manulife Set Up $1 Billion Real Estate VentureRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Allianz SE , Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  16. Fed Sees Big U.S. Banks Facing Capital Surcharge of Up to 4.5%Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Big U.S. banks face capital surcharges of as much as 4.5 percent as the Federal Reserve readies new capital rules that single out firms reliant on short-term market funding as posing the greatest systemic risk. The Fed today proposed two methods to calculate what capital surcharges eight big U.S. firms will face on top of those already levied on the world's largest banks by international regulators.

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  17. Ashton Carter Said to Be Obama's Choice as Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bloomberg

    President Barack Obama will nominate Ashton Carter to succeed Chuck Hagel as U.S. Secretary of Defense. Bloomberg's Phil Mattingly examines the choice and any obstacles Carter may face in the confirmation process.

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  18. Massad's CFTC Pursues Softer Tone as Battles With Industry FadeRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Southwest Airlines Co. complained for months in Washington that rules designed to curb excesses of the finance industry were hurting companies far from Wall Street.

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  19. Marion Barry, 1936-2014Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Bloomberg

    They took his name off the building. In 1986, shortly before winning the third of his four mayoral terms, Marion Barry opened the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center on 14th and U Street.

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  20. The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington includes the White House.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington D.C. includes the White House; and Capitol Hill voters aren't far behind. Voters overwhelmingly approved a marijuana legalization initiative in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, voting in favor of it in all but one precinct.

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