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  • Keeping Congress clean

    Keeping Congress clean
    In September 2008, the U.S. financial system was teetering on collapse and the stock market was shaky. But Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus saw opportunity in the crisis. According to an investigation by the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Mr. Bachus...
  • Sun conveniently omits Pelosi's misdeeds

    Apparently all the " talking back" I've done in past years has been of little consequence. Could The Sun be any more obvious in their partisan reporting of insider trading perpetrated by members of Congress ("Keeping Congress clean," Nov. 28)? The Sun...
  • Treasury Skeptical About Bailing Out California

    Treasury Skeptical About Bailing Out California
    WASHINGTON - Obama administration officials expressed concerns today about California's request for federal intervention in its budget crisis, and even the state's own Congressional delegation is split on the issue. The state has asked the administration...
  • How Ala. U.S. House Rep.'s Voted

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRCTV MyFoxAL.com) – The votes were not enough to overturn the President’s veto on Congress’s bill to bring home troops from Iraq.  Ala. Yay votes to leave Iraq: U.S. House Rep. (D) Bud Cramer, U.S. House Rep. (D)...
  • Top Local Stories

    State Legislature May Block Jeffco Bankruptcy The Alabama Legislature may block Jefferson County from filing bankruptcy. Starting today, legislators will begin debating a plan that will involve short and long term fix for the sewer system. Under the plan...
  • House GOP: No deal yet on bailout

     
    by James Oliphant and updated Some Senate Republicans say they have a deal on the bailout bill. The ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee says there isn't one. Here is the statement from Rep. Spencer Bachus: "As I......
  • House Republicans: 'Protect taxpayers'

     
    by Frank James Worth a read is the letter House Minority Leader John Boehner sent to sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today, reiterating the House Republicans' determination to be significant part of any deal that gets done to help the......
  • Schumer: On board the GM/UAW bailout express

     
    Chuck Schumer, who seems to have been on top of everything the last couple of years except making sure that his Wall Street friends weren't collapsing the economy while he was representing them and gathering money and power for......
  • 'Seventeen' Socialists in the House?

     
    by Mark Silva Our friend and erstwhile colleague, Glenn Thrush at Politico, thinks he has a lead on that list of 17 "socialists'' whom Alabama Rep. Spencer Bachus says are inhabiting the halls of Congress. But it gets worse: If......
  • Obama: 'Culture of irresponsibility'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, arguing that Wall Street created "a culture of irresponsibility,'' is calling on Congress today to create a new framework of federal financial regulation. "A culture of irresponsibility took root from Wall Street to...
  • Fannie and Freddie shares head for the graveyard

     
    The government on Wednesday appeared to pull the plug on any remaining hopes that shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might be worth something. Stocks of the busted mortgage-finance titans plunged after their regulator, the Federal Housing Finance...