President Barack Obama must name a Commodity Futures Trading Commission member with the experience needed to ward off Wall Street lobbying over the Volcker rule and speculation limits, nine Democratic senators said.
The Central Intelligence Agency has negotiated contracts with AT&T Inc. and other U.S. companies to mine their databases for records of communications, including financial transactions, of suspected terrorists overseas.
President Barack Obama campaigned for Democrat Edward Markey in the U.S. Senate special election in Massachusetts, telling supporters in Boston that the veteran lawmaker will continue the state’s legacy of sending “tough” and “smart” leaders to Washington.
Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is to meet today with a commissioner of a U.S. agency asked to probe whether the social network is violating a settlement over its privacy practices.
An independent investigation is needed of alleged lapses in the safety culture at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Representative Edward Markey said, citing worker concerns about a lack of management support.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Mitsui & Co. should pay into a multibillion dollar fund for claims tied to the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well the companies co-own with BP Plc , U.S. Representative Edward Markey said.