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  • Senate challenges Obama on Iran

    Disregarding White House opposition, the Senate unanimously approved new sanctions on Iran as part of its defense bill Thursday night, then passed the bill -- which already faced a veto threat because it requires military custody for certain detainees...
  • Democrats dodge Obama, so he focuses on what he's good at: Talking for $,$$$

     
    Democrat candidates do not want to be seen with him, so the president is out raising money from supporters who do....
  • Obama slaps China after G-20 summit, indicates little room for compromise on Bush tax cuts

     
    Full text, as usual, of President Barack Obama's news conference....
  • How should the U.S. handle Israeli-Palestinian relations? Two different views

     
    In this week's Opinion pages, we've had two experts weigh in on how the U.S. should handle Israeli-Palestinian relations. Thursday, Aaron David Miller, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, wrote that the U.S....
  • Florida attorney general slams banks' foreclosure practices

     
    Florida Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi's office has released a highly critical PowerPoint presentation explaining the legal issues surrounding the foreclosure fracas that erupted late last year. See the full report here. Titled "Unfair, Deceptive and Unconscionable...
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is a hero in the Middle East, Sen. McCain says

     
    Mark Zuckerberg may have made a few enemies on his way to making more than 600 million friends on Facebook. "The Social Network" may not have been as popular at the Oscars as "The King's Speech." But Zuckerberg might want......
  • Watch for phishing emails after security breaches

     
    You've probably heard by now about the security breach at Epsilon that resulted in the theft of email addresses. While that may not seem like a big deal, people with fraudulent intentions can use those addresses to further their evil......
  • Foreclosure prevention legislation fails in Sacramento

     
    A proposed law that would have ended "dual track" foreclosures in California failed to win a key vote in Sacramento on Wednesday. The California bill, SB 729, would have required a lender to fully evaluate a borrower for a loan......
  • Biggest banks threaten 'future of capitalism,' Fed official says

     
    Thomas Hoenig, the head of the Federal Reserve’s Kansas City branch, has made a name for himself as an implacable foe of Too Big to Fail financial institutions. He tried to turn up the heat on the giants on Monday,......
  • Regulators increase new limits on debit card fees that large banks can charge to merchants

     
    Responding to an outcry from financial institutions, federal regulators on Wednesday significantly increased a new limit on fees that large banks can charge to merchants for processing debit card purchases, and they delayed the implementation of the cap...
  • Toomey votes no on Cordray

     
    Joining his party Thursday, Republican Pat Toomey rejected the nomination of Richard Cordray to be the director of the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. All ten Republicans on the Senate Banking panel voted against Cordray, who would lead...