A private seller from Pensacola, Florida, is offering to trade an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle for a jet ski or a riding lawn mower. Another in Huntsville, Alabama, will barter ammunition and magazines for an iPad Mini.
President Barack Obama’s labor board nominees are seen as being at least as pro-union as the two forced out by Republicans last week, giving businesses little reason to expect a change in board decision-making.
Leaders of the tax-code rewrite in Congress pledged to keep ideas submitted by lawmakers secret for 50 years, seeking to assuage concerns that leaks of comments may jeopardize relationships with fundraisers or constituents.
Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s nominee for ambassador to the United Nations, disavowed her decade-old critiques of American foreign policy and promised to root out anti-Israel “bias” at the international body.
Senator Max Baucus and Representative Dave Camp, wearing pink hairnets, yellow hard hats and three- quarter-length baker’s aprons, ducked beneath a river of warm hamburger buns in Minnesota as they searched for a path around the obstacles they’re encountering in Washington.
Johnny Isakson, Republican Senator from Georgia and a member of the Senate Finance Committee which held a hearing on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups, says he trusts the President to put his weight behind a full investigation of what happened at the IRS. Isakson speaks with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio's "The Hays Advantage."