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  • Yellen’s Record-Low Senate Support Reflects Fed’s Politicization

    Janet Yellen’s confirmation as chairman of the Federal Reserve with the least Senate support on record shows that the central bank still faces intense political scrutiny six years after the financial crisis.

  • Obama Eases Congress Health Care Jitters With House Vet

    As Phil Schiliro arrived at his first meeting last week with House Democratic leaders to discuss selling Obamacare, he was greeted like family.

  • Scene in D.C.: Dodd, George Stevens, Jim Kimsey, Missoni

    “The friends who come to the book party are really your friends,” said George Stevens Jr. last night, referring to a crowd that included former Defense Secretary William Cohen, AOL co-founder Jim Kimsey, King and Spalding LLP’s Lloyd Hand and Motion Picture Association of America Chairman and Chief Executive Chris Dodd.

  • Romney, Perry, Cain Square Off on Economy in Debate (Transcript)

    Republican presidential candidates promised to deliver the leadership that Washington needs to overcome congressional gridlock as they pitched their plans for jobs and taxes and called for the removal of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during a debate tonight at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Participating in the event, sponsored by Bloomberg News and the Washington Post, were former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney; Texas Governor Rick Perry; former pizza magnate Herman Cain; Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman; Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker; Ron Paul, a Texas representative; former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Moderators of the debate included PBS talk show host Charlie Rose, Bloomberg reporter

  • Dodd-Frank Shows How Congress Can Overcome Deadlock

    Congress is leaving town, a cause for celebration across the land. Except that the lawmakers are going away only for the Independence Day recess; they’ll be back.

  • Studios Respond to Mass Shootings With Film Ratings Campaign

    Hollywood studios, responding to calls for less violence in films following mass shootings last year, unveiled a campaign to help parents screen what children see in movie theaters.

  • Fannie, Freddie Review by Treasury Approved as Amendment to U.S. Bank Bill

    The U.S. Senate approved a proposal to order the Treasury Department to study how to withdraw government support of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , rejecting a Republican deadline for ending aid to the two companies.

  • Buffett's Berkshire May Be Spared Collateral Posting Under Financial Bill

    Warren Buffett ’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , which lobbied Congress to exclude its derivatives contracts from new collateral requirements, may get its way as the financial regulatory overhaul nears approval.

  • Lagarde, Rita Moreno, Chris Dodd, Michael Apted: D.C.

    The International Monetary Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, stopped by the French Embassy Saturday night for its annual Bastille Day celebration.

  • Former Senator Chris Dodd Is Appointed to Lead Motion Picture Association

    The Motion Picture Association of America, lobbyist for Hollywood’s largest studios, named former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd as chairman and chief executive officer.

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