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  1. Oil CEOs Said to Ask Obama Administration to Lift Export BanRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Washington Post

    Chief executives from the lobbying group Producers for American Crude Oil Exports, or PACE, met with White House senior energy policy adviser Brian Deese March 11 seeking a rollback of the U.S. oil export ban imposed after the 1973 Arab oil embargo, according to two people, who asked not to be identified because the discussions weren't public. Producers are eager to lift the ban because oil in the U.S. is selling for about $10 less than the global benchmark.


  2. Koch Industries Hires Private Equity Communicator Ken SpainRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bloomberg

    The spokesman for the private equity industry's lobbying group is well-suited to craft a new story for the brothers ahead of 2016. Koch Industries went looking for someone who knows what it means to speak for a business in the political limelight-and found their man defending Steve Schwarzman and Henry Kravis in Washington.


  3. Senate Passes Stopgap Homeland Security Funds, House May FollowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Transportation Security Administration officers check passenger's identification at a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25, 2015. -- The U.S. Senate passed a one-week funding bill to avoid a partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Democratic leader Harry Reid said he expected the House to follow suit.


  4. Reminder: Don't Bring Your Weed to the Washington MonumentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bloomberg

    Pot will become legal in Washington at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, but remember to empty your pockets before stepping onto federal lands. Barring a congressional intervention, marijuana possession will become legal in Washington at 12:01 Thursday morning, but with a slew of caveats.


  5. Banks' Success in Curbing Regulation Sparks Populist BacklashRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Bloomberg

    U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, speaks during a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 21, 2014. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Wall Street lobbied aggressively and succeeded late last year in persuading lawmakers to roll back rules for the $700 trillion derivatives market.


  6. Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker as Party Rebellion FizzlesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, left, R-OH, walks past Rep. Louie Gohmert, right, R-TX, and others on the House Chambers floor before a vote for speaker on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.


  7. CIA's Brennan Says Value of Harsh Interrogations - Unknowable'Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan, right. leaves a closed briefing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.


  8. NFL Executive Chokes Up at Senate Domestic Abuse HearingRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations for the National Football League, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill on Dec. 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.


  9. Ashton Carter Said to Be Obama's Choice as Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bloomberg

    President Barack Obama will nominate Ashton Carter to succeed Chuck Hagel as U.S. Secretary of Defense. Bloomberg's Phil Mattingly examines the choice and any obstacles Carter may face in the confirmation process.


  10. The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington includes the White House.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington D.C. includes the White House; and Capitol Hill voters aren't far behind. Voters overwhelmingly approved a marijuana legalization initiative in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, voting in favor of it in all but one precinct.


  11. Photos: The American Fight Against EbolaRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Ever since Dr. Kent Brantley caught Ebola in Liberia , and was later flown to Atlanta to be treated, the deadly disease has become more than an abstract concept for Americans. With the first Ebola case - Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan - being diagnosed in the United States at the end of last month, state, local and federal officials have had to work to prove that the United States is capable of proactively preventing an epidemic.


  12. Why Does Bernanke Want a Mortgage, Anyway? Low Rates and Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Bloomberg's Michael McKee discusses former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's struggle to get his home refinanced. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."


  13. Rubio Jabs at Paul as He Positions Himself as War HawkRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Sen. Marco Rubio , left, with Sen. Lindsey Graham prior to a news conference on July 24, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.


  14. Who's Who on Guest List of Fed Symposium: Jackson Hole JournalRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen tops the guest list for the symposium, which for the first time is lacking in Wall Street participants.


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