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Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chairwoman
Janet Yellen is the first female chair of the Fed in its 100-year history. Read more...
Better Late Than Never? Volcker Rule Will Finally Get Vote
Volcker Rule Set for Dec. 10 Approval by U.S. Regulators Read more...
Gay Rights Bill Advances In Senate
The vote of 61-30 essentially ensured that the Senate has the votes to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that would prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. Read more...
Sen. Sanders: Koch Brothers Plotted Shutdown 'Day After Obama Re-Elected'
Koch brothers plotted against programs that benefit working families. Read more...
Boehner On Passing Clean Continuing Resolution: 'Not Going To Happen'
Refused to answer if he meant that the House won't vote on a clean CR tonight, or if they won't vote on a clean CR ever. Read more...

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For Prosecutor Under Fire, A Verdict At The Polls
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes could be in danger of breaking an almost 60-year streak since an incumbent district attorney in New York City has been removed from office via the vote. Read more...
After weeks of debate and failed votes, the Senate passed its immigration reform bill today 68-32—a vote that included 14 Republicans. Read more...
The chairman of JPMorgan Chase and his shareholders successfully killed an investors’ proposal to strip him of his title and split the job between two people, sources said Tuesday. Read more...
Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced a new television ad holding Senator Jeff Flake accountable for not keeping his word to Arizonans Caren and Tom Teves, whose son Alex was killed in the Aurora theatre shooting while shielding his fiancée. Read more...
As support for a background-check deal collapses in the Senate, Harry Reid broke with the National Rifle Association and declared his support for an assault-weapons ban. Read more...