Divided House passes SEC cost-benefit analysis bill
WASHINGTON - A divided House of Representatives on Friday passed a Republican-sponsored bill that would force federal securities regulators to conduct more economic analysis before adopting rules for Wall Street.
Democrat Rep. says Boston Bomber 'not some kid in his garage'
Massachusetts Representative Stephen Lynch, a member of a U.S. national security subcommittee in the House of Representatives (D), told media Tuesday he's studied terrorism events and he believes that the marathon bomber was likely well trained.
Fox Guarding the Hen House: Obama 'Caves to Poultry Industry,' Pushes for Self-Regulation
While President Obama's new budget proposal has drawn widespread criticism for its cuts to Medicare and Social Security, another lesser known provision within the austerity heavy plan has caused great alarm from food safety advocates—a cutback on food inspection, most notably in the meat and poultry industries. In Obama's budget, far less money would be allocated for federal food safety regulators, leaving room for a scheme promoted by Obama earlier this year in which industry employees are assigned to regulate themselves.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi Under Fire from Progressives Over Proposed Social Security Cuts
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, who has remained passive at best in regards to President Obama's recently proposed cuts to Social Security, came under fire Wednesday from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee.
Republicans accuse SEC of dragging its feet on JOBS Act
WASHINGTON - Republican members of the House of Representatives criticized top officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday for missing congressionally mandated deadlines to complete new rules designed to help small businesses raise capital.
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