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  • Drillers Eye Gains From Oil-State Senators Heading Panel

    They’re senior senators from two of the nation’s top oil-producing states, longtime friends who are about to begin a partnership that has environmentalists uneasy and industry lobbyists counting on a shift in energy policy.

  • Crash Families Channel Rage to Outlobby Airlines on Rules

    One was a basketball coach. Another sold food packaging. Two were sisters-in-law of an insurance executive who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • McCain, Dorgan Seek Select Committee to Probe Crisis

    U.S. Senators John McCain and Byron Dorgan proposed creating a select committee to examine the causes of the financial crisis, saying congressional efforts to expose abuses have lagged behind those of state officials such as New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

  • Feinstein Battles With Obama Over Casinos Using 1934 Law

    The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wants to build an S-shaped casino that would rise from a forested area in Taunton, Massachusetts, and, Indian leaders say, lift them out of poverty.

  • Bove, Breeden, Dorgan, Krawcheck on Bank Industry

    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Richard Bove, an analyst at Rochdale Securities, Richard Breeden, chief executive officer at Breeden Capital Management LLC, Byron Dorgan, senior policy advisor for Arent Fox LLP, and Sallie Krawcheck, former head of Bank of America Corp.'s wealth-management division, participate in a panel discussion about the state of the banking industry and outlook for regulation. Bloomberg’s Robert Friedman moderates the panel at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Out of Lehman's Ashes Wall Street Gets Most of What It Wants

    Wall Street’s biggest banks, whose missteps caused a global financial crisis and economic slowdown two years ago, were more agile when it came to countering the political and regulatory response.

  • Santorum’s Senate Clashes Raise Ex-Colleagues’ Leadership Doubts

    Rick Santorum’s opening act as a freshman senator in 1995 was an attempt to strip the title from the Republican chairman of the appropriations committee, which determines government spending.

  • Hot Cayman Address, 10 Needy Banks, UBS: Compliance

    Seagate Technology, the world’s largest maker of hard disk drives, is based in Scotts Valley, California. Yet the documents it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission list its address on South Church Street in George Town, the capital of the Cayman Islands, David Evans of Bloomberg News reports.

  • Citigroup, Bank of America Would Be Forced to Shrink Under Senators' Plans

    Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp. and their biggest rivals could be forced to shrink or divest businesses under proposals emerging as the U.S. Senate weighs a sweeping overhaul of financial-industry regulations.

  • U.S. Companies Dodge $60 Billion in Taxes With Global Odyssey

    Tyler Hurst swiped his debit card at a Walgreens pharmacy in central Phoenix and kicked off an international odyssey of corporate tax avoidance.

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