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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen attends a Nov. 7 session of an international symposium on central banking  in Paris.

Avoiding the 'regulatory capture' trap

Nov 21, 2014
The Senate grills the president of the New York Fed about perceived coziness with the banks and people it oversees.
Posted In: The Fed, Federal Reserve, regulatory capture, Banks, Congress
Flowers are in bloom as people walk past the U.S. Capitol building.

Even congressmen get hazed

Nov 12, 2014
Congress is back in session on Wednesday after the mid-term elections.
Posted In: Congress, work place, transition, politics

The new common ground for Congress: trade

Nov 5, 2014
More on the two major trade deals being negotiated by the Obama Administration.
Posted In: negotiations, Congress, Obama congress
Congress, you're looking lovely today.

Lame duck Congress still has plenty to do

Nov 5, 2014
The government must pass a spending bill by mid-December.
Posted In: government funding, Congress, lame duck

Voters decide U.S. minimum wage landscape for 2015

Nov 5, 2014
Voters in four states voted to increase the minimum wage.
Posted In: minimum wage, 2014 elections, ballot initiatives, Congress

Taking a look at possible results of midterm elections

Oct 31, 2014
Why a maintaining of the status quo could mean more gridlock in Congress.
Posted In: election, 2014 elections, Congress

Tech pumps cash into D.C., but for what?

Sep 24, 2014
For years, tech companies ignored Washington. Not anymore.
Posted In: technology, Internet, lobbying, Washington D.C., Congress

Your sunscreen is way out of date

Sep 18, 2014
The FDA has banned certain chemicals that other countries find perfectly legal.
Posted In: sunscreen, politics, Congress, Canada

On that three-day congressional workweek

Sep 10, 2014
All of the business in Washington is a lot to tackle in three days.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, politics
Obama-Syria

What $500 million buys for the Syrian opposition

Sep 8, 2014
What does that money buy, and how do you know you're not equipping the wrong people?
Posted In: ISIL, syria, military, Congress

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