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  • Senate committee confirms Stanley Fischer, two other Fed nominees

    Senate committee confirms Stanley Fischer, two other Fed nominees
    The Senate Banking Committee confirmed the nomination of Stanley Fischer, the former president of the Bank of Israel, for the Federal Reserve's No. 2 job and also approved two other nominees to fill seats on the central bank's short-handed board....
  • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew heads home after prostate surgery

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew heads home after prostate surgery
    WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew had successful outpatient surgery on Tuesday but remained at a New York area hospital overnight because of a low-grade fever, a Treasury Department spokeswoman said. Lew, 58, underwent the procedure to treat...
  • Donnelly sparks debate by tying governor rival Kashkari to Sharia law

     Donnelly sparks debate by tying governor rival Kashkari to Sharia law
    Sparking the latest controversy in the governor's race, Republican candidate Tim Donnelly is claiming that GOP rival Neel Kashkari supports fundamentalist Islamic law. "Given the recent stories and protests about the outrage of the discriminatory nature...
  • Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor

    Kashkari speaks to Log Cabin about what he'd do as governor
    Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there. Kashkari, a Laguna Beach resident seeking to become the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Jerry Brown for governor this fall, said money...
  • Hemingway biopic breaks barrier with location shoot in communist Cuba

    An Ernest Hemingway biopic shooting this month on the streets of Havana is the first feature film with a Hollywood director and actors to film on the island since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power. The Associated Press reports...
  • Rep. Issa says no place in GOP for Donnelly's 'ignorant garbage'

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) issued a scathing denouncement on Thursday of gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly over the fellow Republican’s attempt to tie his main rival, Neel Kashkari, to fundamentalist Islamic law. “There is no place in...
  • Kashkari winning race for money, but still lags in polls

    Kashkari winning race for money, but still lags in polls
    If there's one thing Republican Neel Kashkari needed this week to stay in the running for governor of California, it was money. And he got it. Big donors have started spending more than $650,000 promoting the Laguna Beach newcomer to California...
  • Conservative 'compassion' for the underprivileged blows another fuse

    Conservative 'compassion' for the underprivileged blows another fuse
    The conservative movement last week unveiled another effort to show that compassion for the downtrodden of society is what really animates its economic policies, which on the surface appear designed to widen the gap between the haves and the have-nots....
  • Univision To Pitch Broad Reach In Upfront, Unveil Four Telenovelas

    Univision Communications is expected to preach about its ability to reach Hispanic consumers in the United States across a broad portfolio of 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks as part of its upfront presentation set to take place Tuesday. The...
  • Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism

    Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism
    In 2008, when Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson needed someone to run the controversial bailout of the nation's banks, he turned to a trusted and unflappable aide who had followed him from Goldman Sachs to Washington — Neel Kashkari. "We had...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...