2 hrs ago
Warren asks bullseye questions of Treasury Secretary Lew. Can we have 50 more like her, please?
Elizabeth Warren, who by Senate tradition ought to be a meek, eyes-down freshman, turned in another stellar performance Wednesday at a Banking Committee hearing with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in the hot seat.
11 hrs ago
Tue 2:33 p.m.: Students may pay higher interest rates
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown will hold a news conference call Wednesday regarding legislation to prevent a hike in interest rates for Stafford student loans.
15 hrs ago
Is Wall Street Still "Untouchable"?
This fall will mark the five-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy, sparking the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression.
19 hrs ago
Another GOP-Big Labor Fight Ensues
In an email to constituents, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown wrote, "Republicans in the Ohio House have introduced multiple bills that would turn our state into a so-called Right-to-Work state -- one of the ugliest tricks in the right-wing playbook when it comes to attacking working men and women." Additionally, "Senate Bill 5 wasn't the extreme right's ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
The Plain Dealer
What is rural? Most Ohio farm counties still don't qualify, despite update
It's official: A Washington bureaucrat could stand amid 1,000 acres of tall corn and still not realize he was in the country.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Plain Dealer
State Rep. Connie Pillich officially launches campaign against Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel
State Rep. Connie Pillich, a Democrat from Montgomery, will declare her candidacy Monday for Ohio treasurer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Representatives Speak Out Against Food Aid Cuts
Members of the Senate and House are speaking out against proposed cuts in food aid that have been introduced in the Farm Bill legislation. Senator Sherrod Brown authored an amendment for the Senate discussion of the 2013 Farm Bill, which would provide much needed support to the nation's food banks.
Sat May 18, 2013
Student debt weighs on overall economy
Mary Knauff would like to start saving money, for retirement or for some future spending.
The Big Picture
Can two senators end 'too big to fail'?
Last month, an unlikely pair of senators - Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, and David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican - introduced a non-binding resolution calling for the end of the implicit subsidies that "too big to fail" banks enjoy.
UP: The Courier's View on Wednesday applauded U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown for sponsoring an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act that should help keep the area's flood-control project moving along.
Fri May 17, 2013
Brown: Risk Weighting Has Place
Senator Sherrod Brown discusses risk weighting and housing in his "Too Big to Fail" bill with TheStreet's Joe Deaux Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
The Miami Herald
Groups divided on Bangladesh safety overhauls
The nation's largest retail industry organization fired back Friday, outlining reasons why a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue legal exposure.
Log Cabin Democrat
Brawner: Too much bigger to fail
I try not to write about things I don't know much about, and I'll be the first to admit I understand little about high finance.
Report: 100% of Political Donations From Cincinnati IRS Agents Last Year Went to Democrats
It's rigorous work keeping pace with all of these scandals, as House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer discovered earlier this week, but we're doing our best nonetheless .
Thu May 16, 2013
Ohio Tea Party Groups Plan To Sue IRS
The attorney for Ohio's largest tea party organization, the Ohio Liberty Council, says the organization will sue the Internal Revenue Service.
IRS Cincinnati office gave 75% of political donations to Dems
In the past three election cycles, the Center for Responsive Politics' database shows about $474,000 in political donations by individuals listing "IRS" or "Internal Revenue Service" as their employer.
Big Bank Phobia: Not Too Big to Fail
There are three main approaches being taken by the enemies of large U.S. banks, and all of them are bad ideas.
Wed May 15, 2013
Parties seek IRS probe
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have called for an investigation of the Internal Revenue Service after the agency admitted to targeting conservative groups for audit.
Today's Front Page
The mother of two teenagers who were found dead last Thursday discovered a handgun and a large amount of blood when she came home to check on them earlier that morning, 911 records show.
What's BofA Worth?
Shares of the nation's second largest bank by total assets closed at $13.34 Tuesday, returning 15% this year, after more than doubling during 2012.