Lawmakers: SEC Failed to Analyze Volcker Rule, Broke Federal Law
A congressional hearing on Wednesday focused on the unintended consequences of the Volcker Rule.
Bob Doll: 10 Economic Predictions for 2014
The Nuveen chief equity strategist said his overarching theme this year was “less fear, more confidence.”
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
Want to Effect Change in Washington? Write Your Congressman
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe presented a practical, and effective, way to fix government dysfunction in Washington. Let your representatives know how you feel.
At Kickoff of Schwab Impact, Optimism Over the Government. Really.
Potomac Research Group’s Greg Valliere expects no repeat of the government shutdown fiasco, and lists three reasons why he’s optimistic about the government.
Government Shutdown Ends, Debt Default Averted
Federal employees began returning to work on Thursday after the legislation passed both houses of Congress late Wednesday and was signed into law by President Barack Obama just after midnight.
Debt Ceiling Deal ‘Still Far Off,’ Says White House
With only two days left before the deadline, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday afternoon that no deal was near.
GOP Senators Optimistic After Obama Meeting on Debt Ceiling
“I’m glad we had the discussion,” said Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. “Now we have to put the words into action and get this resolved.”
GOP to Offer Temporary Debt Ceiling Plan
The plan would also permanently bar Treasury from using extraordinary measures to avoid default.