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12 hrs ago | ABC News

Senate Democrats Seek to Split GOP on Export Bank

And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NAFCU

urges RBC amendment at panel mark-up

July 28, 2014 - In a letter today to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Maxine Waters, D-Calif., NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler urged the committee to support a risk-based capital amendment to H.R. 4042, the "Community Bank Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

The Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers' To-Do List: Taking Stock And Assessing the Odds

House and Senate negotiators today announced a deal on legislation that would provide the Department of Veterans Affairs with at least $15 billion, much of it in emergency funding to address its problems and allow the VA secretary to more easily hold senior executives accountable and fire them as necessary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican

AEI

Export-Import Bank fan Kay Hagan claims Thom Tillis defends corporate welfare

Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Representative Kevin McCarthy, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Speakers, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: Save the Ex-Im Bank

Among the many contentious issues awaiting Congress when it returns from its summer recess in September is the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner, US Senate, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsLI.com

Prominent Republicans Come Out Against Re-Authorizing Export-Import...

Without congressional action, the Export-Import Bank's charter will expire on October 1. Many, though certainly not all, conservatives think that's a good thing.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Hot Air

On Ex-Im Bank, Boeing not a big fan of Jeb Hensarling

This week, Congressman Jeb Hensarling penned a letter to the President asking why the Export-Import Bank should still be doing business in Russia, given all the problems that Vladimir Putin is causing these days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin

Bloomberg

Obama Running Out of Time to Fill Vacant Fed Board Seats

President Barack Obama is running out of time to fill two empty seats on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors this year, just as U.S. central bankers start to lay plans to exit from record monetary easing .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, University of Virginia, Republican, US House of Representatives

Los Angeles Times

Conservative hostility to Dodd-Frank continues unabated

Dodd-Frank cast a wide net to put a collar on banking practices that helped bring the economy to its knees You might have thought, listening to the general political discourse, that the Affordable Care Act is the single greatest economic threat foisted on us by Congress in recent years.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Financial Services, US Senate, Olympia Snowe

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Hill

Wall Street spending $1.5M a day on lobbying, politics

The financial sector is has shelled out more than $800 million to influence Washington via lobbying and campaign spending in the current election cycle , according to a new report from Americans for Financial Reform.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn

Reuters

House panel set for Tuesday vote on Fed transparency bill

The House Financial Services Committee said on Friday that it will vote on a bill next week aimed at bringing more transparency to the Federal Reserve, including the controversial requirement of adopting a rules-based approach to its policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Representative Bill Huizenga, US House of Representatives, Republican

Free Republic

Congressman Urges Obama To End Deals Between Ex-Im Bank, Russia

The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Chairman is calling on President Obama to cut off all business pending between the Export-Import Bank and Russia because of the nation's recent actions in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Roll Call

Tea Party Circles the Wagons Around Justin Amash

No House Republican enrages the business-friendly wing of the GOP more than Justin Amash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Jack Kingston, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Bloomberg

House to Subpoena Ex-Im Worker as Time Runs Out for Bank

A U.S. House committee will subpoena an Export-Import Bank employee in a widening investigation that could complicate efforts to reauthorize the lender two months before its charter expires.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newsday

King: Terrorism insurance act renewal stalls in House, worrying NY businesses

The reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act won't be brought up in the U.S. House until September at the earliest, creating a new worry for New York businesses, said Rep. Peter King .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mortgage News Daily

US growth forecast now 1.7 percent

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Crain's New York Business

CEOs push terrorism insurance to Congress

More than 100 New York City CEOs are calling on House Republicans in Congress to swiftly reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act , which provides a federal backstop for insurance coverage in the event of catastrophic losses from terrorist attacks.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, Peter King, US Senate, Democrat

MarketWatch

Live blog and video of Barney Frank talking about Dodd-Frank

Follow along as MarketWatch's Rob Schroeder live-blogs a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Blog News, MarketWatch, Startups, Republican, Texas

News Max

Boehner in Squeeze Between Ohio Exporters, Republican Ex-Im Foes

House Speaker John Boehner is getting pressure to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank from a lobby that's hard to ignore: manufacturers in and around his southwestern Ohio district that rely on the bank to finance overseas sales.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Speakers

Lexington Herald-Leader

Joe Nocera: Did Dodd-Frank work?

Ralph Nader has written a new book, titled Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State.

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Related Topix: Unstoppable, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Economics News, Bankruptcy

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