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  • Obama Said to Issue Sweeping Two-Tiered Rule on Emissions

    President Barack Obama will propose a two-tiered regulation limiting U.S. carbon emissions from power plants while giving states broad leeway in how to achieve the cuts, according to people familiar with the proposal.

  • Obama Aide Previews Carbon-Emissions Rules for Democrats

    President Barack Obama’s top adviser on climate change previewed tightly held power-plant emissions rules for a handful of senior U.S. House Democrats, signaling the high stakes of the regulation for Obama’s legacy.

  • Coal, Tea and Veterans Boost Republicans in Rough Week for Obama

    In a fast-shifting political landscape, Democrats are stumbling just as Republicans finally seem to be finding their footing.

  • Pfizer Says Too Soon to Talk About U.S. AstraZeneca Jobs

    Pfizer Inc. Chief Executive Officer Ian Read told the governors of Maryland and Delaware it’s too soon to determine what effect the company’s bid for AstraZeneca Plc will have on jobs and manufacturing in their states.

  • Corporate Research Tax Credit Revived in U.S. House Vote

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted to revive the tax credit for corporate research, expand it and make it permanent.

  • Van Hollen Says Debt Limit Tests Bipartisanship (Transcript)

    Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that it’s a “good sign” Speaker John Boehner “stood up to the Tea Party crowd” in backing a budget agreement, and the next test of congressional bipartisanship will be whether Republicans use the debt ceiling next year as a political weapon.

  • Van Hollen Open to Medicare Cuts in a Tax Deal (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said during an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s recent bid to remake the Republican Party is little more than public relations while expressing a willingness to consider one Republican proposal to restructure Medicare.

  • Van Hollen Wants to End Hedge-Fund Tax Break (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Congress should eliminate a tax break for private-equity and hedge- fund executives to pay for extending a payroll tax cut for workers.

  • Van Hollen Calls for ‘Balance’ in Deficit-Cut Plan (Transcript)

    Chris Van Hollen, the top U.S. House Democrat on budget issues, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that any deficit-cutting deal must be “balanced” to include higher tax revenue as well as spending reductions.

  • Congressman Van Hollen Says Republicans Face Budget-Cut Fight (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen , a Maryland Democrat who becomes the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee in January, said in an interview on “Political Capital with Al Hunt ” airing this weekend on Bloomberg Television that his party will Republican budget-cutting plans if programs such as education and health research are targeted.

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