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  • The Senate Killed the Filibuster to Save Itself

    Heritage Action, the angry conservative id that has swallowed the Heritage Foundation (and much of the House Republican Conference) whole, just announced that it will treat Janet Yellen’s nomination for chairman of the Federal Reserve as a “key” vote. The designation is intended to pressure Republican senators, who presumably risk being labeled soft on monetarism if they vote to elevate Yellen.

  • Immigration Supporters Plan to Hunt Down House Members

    Advocates of immigration-law changes are prepared to track down lawmakers doing household chores during the month-long congressional break that begins next week if that’s what it takes to get their voices heard.

  • Goldman Suit Harnessed by Obama Aides for Web Ads

    President Barack Obama’s political advisers are trying to harness the government’s case against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to build support for a financial- markets overhaul pending in Congress.

  • Occupy Wall Street Clashes Show Risks to Democrats in Embracing Protesters

    Clashes between members of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Atlanta and Oakland with police followed by dozens of arrests underscore the hazards for Democrats in embracing the burgeoning movement.

  • Democratic Committees Raise More, Save Less Than Republicans

    Democratic Party committees topped their rivals in fundraising last month while their overall cash edge lessened as the Democratic National Committee spent to support President Barack Obama’s jobs plan.

  • Issa Review, EU Banks, Truckers’ Rest: Compliance

    U.S. Representative Darrell Issa is asking companies and business groups including Toyota Motor Corp. and the National Association of Manufacturers to suggest government regulations to be investigated by his House Oversight and Government Reform Committee .

  • Democrats Foresee Revival in Stumbles of Republican Governors

    Fast becoming one of the least popular U.S. governors, Florida’s Rick Scott swung through a Jacksonville Tea Party rally on an April Friday to urge voters to elect a Republican mayor.

  • Issa Asks Industry to Identify Rules That Harm Job-Creation

    Representative Darrell Issa is asking companies and business groups including Toyota Motor Corp. and the National Association of Manufacturers to suggest government regulations to be investigated by his House Oversight and Government Reform Committee .

  • Liz Cheney Says Party Chief Steele Should Quit After Afghanistan Remarks

    Liz Cheney joined some fellow Republicans in calling on Michael Steele to resign as chairman of the Republican National Committee over remarks suggesting that the U.S. cannot win the war in Afghanistan.

  • Companies Pay $20 Million to Fund Democratic Convention

    Companies including Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. have contributed $20 million toward the cost of the Democratic National Convention, helping fund an event that Democrats initially said wouldn’t accept corporate money, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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