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  • Voters are left in the dark on campaign spending by corporations

    Voters are left in the dark on campaign spending by corporations
    Voters are usually inclined to vote their pocketbooks. But that's become more difficult with every election, as the pocketbooks that carry the most weight aren't those of the individual voter, but corporations and plutocrats. Recent history tells us...
  • Congressional races in California remain tight in late-night returns

    Congressional races in California remain tight in late-night returns
    Buffeted by lackluster turnout and President Obama's sagging ratings, three of California's first-term Democrats were locked in congressional contests too close to call Tuesday night. But a fourth Democratic freshman, Rep. Raul Ruiz of Palm Desert,...
  • GOP's Senate takeover could facilitate tax reform, trade accords

    GOP's Senate takeover could facilitate tax reform, trade accords
    The Republican takeover of the Senate raised the business community's hopes that stalled efforts to overhaul the tax code and enact other top priorities finally could move forward. A key will be the common ground that President Obama and the GOP share...
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens American business sovereignty

    Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens American business sovereignty
    Recently, there was an article explaining why Guatemala can no longer exercise sovereignty over a business corporation. The decision as to whether or not a company will be able to mine for silver and gold below the surface of Guatemala will be made in...
  • Again, our thanks and new support for veterans

    Again, our thanks and new support for veterans
    The signs are promising that America is finally doing right by returning veterans. For too long, veterans seemed little more than a bumper-sticker slogan or political prop. But the tide appears to be turning. Real changes are happening. Businesses,...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank

    Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank
    When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment. To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
  • Save or scuttle U.S. Ex-Im Bank?: Front Burner

    When members of Congress bugged out of the Capitol last week for their annual August recess, they left hanging the fate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Unless Congress votes to reauthorize it, the bank is scheduled to go out of business after Sept. 30....
  • Republican senators defeat conservative challengers in primary votes

    Republican senators defeat conservative challengers in primary votes
    Primary season for this year's midterm election is now nearly closed, and the results have produced an outcome not seen in years: Incumbent Republican senators have brushed back all their conservative challengers in a series of victories for the party's...
  • Export-Import Bank's GOP foes spotlight alleged corruption at agency

    Republican opponents of the Export-Import Bank on Tuesday tried to spotlight corruption allegations at the agency as lawmakers battle over its future before a looming reauthorization deadline. A House Oversight subcommittee subpoenaed a fired bank...
  • U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]

    U.S. should end Iran sanctions [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "An enemy revisited" (July 13), correctly states that in witnessing the harsh realities "the United States would do well to reassess its view on Iran." In fact, we should have a dialogue and trade with Iran, a country that does...