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.
The U.S. Justice Department has committed "a massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how The Courier gathers news for you.
Senate OKs flood control amendment
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act that could expedite funding for the Blanchard River flood-control project.
Tue May 14, 2013
Senate begins markup of $955 billion farm bill
The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday began its markup of a $955 billion five-year farm bill, with fights brewing over food stamps and price-based farm subsidies.
The Columbus Dispatch
DSCC workers must take 11 unpaid days off
Eddie Chacon spends his days making sure troops fighting overseas have what they need.
Stars and Stripes
Report: U.S. military too reliant on foreign suppliers
A new report said urgent action should be taken to reduce the U.S. military's dependence on foreign suppliers for raw materials, parts, and finished products needed to defend the nation.