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Lawmakers Urge FTC to Investigate 'Dark Money' Group Attacking Consumer Watchdog Group
Some lawmakers are trying to find out who's paying so-called "dark money" for ads attacking the watchdog group Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Protect America's Consumers, a political lobbying group, has spent nearly $58,000 on cable TV and online ads disparaging the nearly 5-year-old
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders' Last-Minute Dash for Black Voters in South Carolina
In Iowa and New Hampshire, voters who wanted a glimpse of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders could head to their local diner or town hall. Now, you’re a lot more likely to find them at church. In the days leading up to the South Carolina primary, campaigns have increasingly
Emanuel AME Church in Charleston Holds 1st Service Since Shooting
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, held its first service today since nine people were killed during a Bible study at the church last week. The emotional service was filled with 800 people inside, including those downstairs in the room where the shooting
'Young and the Restless' Alum Victoria Rowell Sues CBS, Sony for Alleged Retaliation
More trouble for Sony , as former longtime "Young and the Restless" star Victoria Rowell has filed suit against the entertainment company for alleged retaliation after she said she spoke out against what she described as discrimination at the popular soap. Rowell is suing the producers of the No. 1
Lawmakers Press Banks on Exclusive Deals With Colleges
Some Banks Offer Bounties for Recruits, Inquiry Questions Whether Students Losing Out in Multi-Million Dollar Agreements
Mandela Statue Unveiled in Washington, D.C.
International dignitaries and leading civil rights activists gathered at the South African embassy for the unveiling of a statue of Nelson Mandela in front of the embassy’s newly renovated building on Massachusetts Ave. in Northwest D.C. The 9-foot, bronze-plated statue was designed by a South...
Congress Honors Nelson Mandela on 95th Birthday
Congressional leaders from both parties honored the legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela today at the Capitol on his 95thbirthday. “At times it can almost feel like we are talking about an old friend,” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said. “The reason for...
PM Note: Mitt's Tax Dump, How to Get To 14.1 Percent, The Zeitgeist from Amy Walter
Ann Romney’s Plane Has Emergency Landing – All are okay, but an apparent electrical fire diverted the flight to Denver – http://abcn.ws/PQVBIy Late-Night Senate Votes Will Keep Govt. Funded, But There’s A New Record in the Annals of Doing Nothing – http://abcn.ws/SJGC3a Mitt’s Taxes Released...
Maxine Waters Did Not Violate House Rules, Ethics Investigation Finds
The House Ethics committee announced today that Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., did not violate House rules after a three-year investigation examining her office’s assistance to a bank tied to her husband during the depths of the financial crisis. But a special investigator says her chief...
PM Note: Manna for Mitt? Where to Change Washington, Obama Challenged on Immigration
If I had a hammer…. Image Credit: Cliff Owen / AP Photo It took a little bipartisanship to drive the first nail into the inaugural stage today. http://abcn.ws/Ulrmed Latest Polling: Today, the latest Gallup tracking has Romney and Obama tied again, with 47 percent each....