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  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...
  • NLRB's ambush election rule, bad policy and bad law

    Membership in labor unions has been falling for decades and is at an all-time low in the U.S. While there are many reasons for this decline, it is an indicator that many workers simply don't find unions as necessary as they once did. But the National...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'

    Good morning, Baltimore: Rams Head president speaks, Congress battles over DHS, new deck of 'Cards'
    Good Morning, Baltimore: here's what yoou need to know for Friday WEATHER Snow showers are a possibility this morning with flurries in the afternoon. It’s going to be cold today with the mercury hitting a high of 28 with an overnight low of 14. ...
  • Private plane rides have bumpy congressional history

    WASHINGTON Among the serious accusations of improper spending leveled at Rep. Aaron Schock since The Washington Post shined a spotlight on his "Downton Abbey"-themed office are at least a dozen flights aboard his political donors' private planes. But...
  • Connecticut Mayors Enter Fray Over Export-Import Bank

    WASHINGTON — Several Connecticut mayors have joined their counterparts in dozens of cities across the nation in urging congressional leaders to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, a government agency that makes it easier for American companies to...
  • Should Netanyahu cancel his speech to Congress?

    Should Netanyahu cancel  his speech to Congress?
            Many Congressional Democrats are taking a pass on the speech next week by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. And now BiBi is getting flack from Israelis as well. There are Israelis who think it looks bad for Netanyahu to speak...
  • If Obamacare falls

    If Obamacare falls
    Five years ago, President Barack Obama signed a law that will be a significant part of his presidential legacy: the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a case that will largely determine if that law is remembered...
  • Jindal tells GOP Congress to 'grow a spine' on DHS funding

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine." Jindal spoke as House Republicans were considering a short-term funding fix to...
  • Despite spat with US, Israeli leader fighting Iran nuke deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon. But the centerpiece of the visit, a much-hyped...
  • Investigators find 32,000 emails in IRS probe

    Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal. But they don't know how many of them are new. The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the...