The Wall Street Journal
GOP Lawmakers Hit Fellow Republican Over Bank Tax Idea
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26, 2014.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Who's winning the fundraising battle in the bid to succeed Bachus?
Candidates for Alabama's Sixth Congressional District have raised more than $1.25 million so far in their bids to succeed retiring U.S. Rep Spencer Bachus .
Rep. Spencer Bachus calls on Air Force to restore full honor guards for military funerals
The presence of a full military honor guard at the memorial service for a loved one is not only a comfort but a demonstration of respect... Congressman Spencer Bachus escorted veteran Raymond Stanley, who was born in Henry County, Alabama, through the World War II Memorial on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
House Looks for Best Way to 'Level the Playing Field' With Online Sales Taxes
Tax lawyers and House members wrestled with how to best tax purchases made over the Internet on Wednesday, mulling such options as levying taxes based on the retailer's location instead of the purchaser's address.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Senate Conservatives Fund steps up influence on House races, endorsing five
The Senate Conservatives Fund endorsed five U.S. House challengers Tuesday as it looked to expand its influence on the landscape of lower chamber races.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Speak Out: Taking care of our veterans
Typical double-talk from our representatives in government has never been more blatant than the recent activity.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser
Roby takes ambitious path on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Martha Roby's first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Investment adviser lobbyist: Finra will renew effort to become adviser SRO
The broker-dealer regulator will renew its effort in a future Congress to secure legislation that would allow it to extend its reach to investment advisers, according to a group that represents advisers.
SEC Oversight Advocates Push Fight to Next Level
Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lawmakers press national data standards
March 6, 2014 - Lawmakers in a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing Wednesday reiterated their concerns about increased data breaches and pressed anew on the need for national data security and breach notification requirements.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Bachus-Supported Regulatory Reform Wins House Approval
The House approved the Achieving Less Excess in Regulation and Requiring Transparency Act by a vote of 236-179.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Senator Scott Beason's Gun Carrying Legislation Has Public Hearing
Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on SB354, a bill that its sponsor, Gardendale Republican Senator Scott Beason, says is merely an extension and necessary addition to gun legislation passed by the legislature that he introduced last session.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser
Inside the Statehouse: Key to power in D.C. is seniority
Last week's column expounded on the two different concepts that members of congress perceive their roles to be in Washington.
Republicans take on Wall Street
Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's Republican tax reform draft - slated to be released Wednesday afternoon - looks like it will reverse more than a decade of GOP orthodoxy on taxes by socking big banks with higher levies.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
7 reasons Alabamians should oppose the online sales tax money grab
Over the weekend, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley voiced his support for the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, which should be more approprietly named the Internet Sales Tax Mandate.
Retiring from Congress doesn't mean you have to stop fundraising
It may or may not surprise you to know that retiring from Congress does not necessarily mean you have to stop campaigning for Congress.
The Washington Post
How Congressional Republicans are trying use the IRS to stay united
Congress returns to Washington this week for another three-week stretch that will take them all the way to a St. Patrick's Day recess in mid-March.
Juan Williams: Headed for the exits
The HBO political talk show host is asking his national audience to pick the worst member of Congress.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Slowest House Race of 2014
In the last few weeks, congressional hopefuls have piled into newly open House seats across the country, climbing over each other for a head start and their best shot in decades to ascend to Capitol Hill.