Obama in heated exchanges with Code Pink anti-war protester
WASHINGTON - The woman who interrupted President Barack Obama's speech on counterterrorism policy on Thursday is well-known around Washington as a perennial protester on national security issues.
Obama nominates Senate aides to serve as SEC commissioners
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama nominated two U.S. Senate aides on Thursday to serve as members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said in a statement.
Former Goldman banker settles SEC 'pay-to-play' charges
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO - A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker has agreed to a five-year securities industry ban and a record fine to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that he broke rules against influence peddling to win bond underwriting business in Massachusetts.
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Fourth American fatality by U.S. drones disclosed
The news that the secret program's accidental death toll is higher raises new questions as President Obama prepares to give a major national security speech. WASHINGTON — As President Obama prepared to deliver a major speech on national security Thursday, his administration acknowledged for the first time that it had killed four U.S. citizens — one more than previously known — in drone missile strikes in Yemen and Pakistan.
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.
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