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  • Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

    House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues oppose, as he did Tuesday to avert defunding the Department of Homeland Security. But Boehner and his leadership team appear destined...
  • Kansas City Fed president favors mid-year 'liftoff' in interest rates

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "towards the middle of this year" to avoid risks of acting too late to remove more of its stimulus, Kansas City Fed president Esther George said Wednesday. A "liftoff" at mid-year would...
  • Transcripts: Bernanke was 'uncomfortable' with Bank of America bailout

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Amid the financial crisis in January 2009, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told colleagues he was "uncomfortable" with providing extra aid to Bank of America. But he said he also wasn't willing to draw a line on bailouts if it...
  • Gov. Scott to Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowing

    Gov. Scott to Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowing
    TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott wants federal dollars for a Medicaid program, just not the federal funds for the Medicaid expansion envisioned by the Affordable Care Act. He penned a letter Wednesday to President Obama asking the agency in charge of...
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: March 4 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Tomblin's veto: Three times, Earl Ray Tomblin has taken the oath of office of governor of the state of West Virginia. Central to that oath is a promise to...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: March 2 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer, on lawsuit over ID law: Plaintiffs wanted Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan to strike down the state's voter ID law as unconstitutional last week....
  • Texas Senate passes first bill of session, road funding plan

    The Texas Senate approved the first bill of the legislative session on Wednesday, with speedy passage of a plan to shift billions of dollars generated by vehicle sales taxes to building and maintaining roads strained by the state's booming population....
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 3 Miami Herald on Gov. Scott's State of Speech: Floridians saw a looser, more relaxed Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday when he delivered the first State of the State speech of his second term. He even drew...
  • Martin Schram: How the GOP endangered its own security

    The Republican Party may well have put its destiny on display for all to see this past week. For months, its leaders had promised us their new Republican-controlled Congress would hit the ground running to show America the GOP can not only govern, but...
  • SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County

    SkyBridge Capital investment firm expanding to Palm Beach County
    An investment company that advises and manages $12.5 billion in assets announced Wednesday that it is joining other financial companies in setting up an office in Palm Beach County. SkyBridge Capital, a 10-year-old global investment firm with...
  • Bethlehem council approves financing deal, cuts more than $100K in interest payments

    Bethlehem council approves financing deal, cuts more than $100K in interest payments
    Bethlehem would shave $111,400 off interest payments under a new $4.4 million financial deal that City Council unanimously backed Tuesday. The savings for the refunding of a 5-year-old borrowing with lower interest rates alone won't affect the city's...