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  • House Republicans push through bill easing Wall Street rules imposed after financial crisis

    Propelled by its enlarged Republican majority, the House has moved to ease a landmark law reining in banks and Wall Street, more than six years after a financial crisis brought on the Great Recession. The vote was 271-154 on legislation that advanced a...
  • Chamber of Commerce: Obama's Cuba move offers US companies a chance to boost sales

    The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that U.S. efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade presents American companies with "extraordinary opportunities" to boost business by selling everything from cars to...
  • Business groups cheer Obama's move to normalize Cuba relations

    President Obama's decision to start normalizing relations with Cuba gives American business a fresh opportunity on an island once known as a travel hub for the U.S. jet set. The policy changes, which may foreshadow the end of a half-century of gridlock,...
  • Cuba policy draws critics, new battles on Capitol Hill

    Cuba policy draws critics, new battles on Capitol Hill
    Bipartisan cheer for the release of a man with Maryland ties who was held in Cuba for more than five years quickly gave way to political rancor Wednesday that presaged coming battles over the dramatic new relationship President Barack Obama outlined...
  • Obama's bold new policy on Cuba

    It takes a lot to shake the jaded White House press corps. So when I walked into the briefing room last Thursday and a reporter friend greeted me with "Wow, this is a legacy day," when another reporter observed that Obama was ending his sixth year with...
  • No matter how you spin it, Obama betrayed Cuban exiles

    No matter how you spin it, Obama betrayed Cuban exiles
    One thing is absolutely clear in my mind: I am delighted that Alan Gross is free and back in the United States with his family. The American contractor jailed for the last five years for taking satellite equipment to the small Jewish community in Cuba...
  • On immigration, Obama does what the GOP won't

    President Barack Obama's announcement last night that he is using his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation in order to focus enforcement on dangerous and violent criminals touched off howls from Republicans before he...
  • Who bankrolls the Illinois Supreme Court?

    Who bankrolls the Illinois Supreme Court?
    I and several other lawyers across Illinois contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the organization Campaign for 2016 to educate the public about why Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier should not have been retained in last month's...
  • Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem

    Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem
    This Thanksgiving weekend, Florida residents might be surprised to see loud and disorderly protesters harassing shoppers and blocking streets. These sorts of intimidation tactics are, unfortunately, all too common for a group known as OUR Walmart, which...
  • EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles

    EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles
    The Obama administration's long-awaited announcement Wednesday that it wants to toughen limits on smog-forming ozone immediately generated questions about whether the plan can survive the current political climate and how much its cost will factor in...
  • Will Supreme Court endorse discrimination against pregnant workers?

    In some ways, the pregnancy discrimination case argued today at the U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a beautiful thing. Groups that are usually at each other’s throats over reproductive rights are working together to persuade the justices...