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  • Managing construction projects is in Deryl McKissack's genes

    Managing construction projects is in Deryl McKissack's genes
    The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Obama gets personal with new Russia sanctions

    Leonid Bershidsky: Obama gets personal with new Russia sanctions
    The purpose of U.S. sanctions against Russia is now clear: Inflict personal pain on Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Treasury Department's most recent additions to the list of individuals facing travel restrictions and U.S. asset freezes focus on...
  • U.S. officials vow to 'impose costs' on Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. officials vow to 'impose costs' on Russia over Ukraine
    WASHINGTON – Newly levied visa restrictions and an executive order allowing financial sanctions against people or groups “threatening the peace, security, stability, sovereignty, or territorial integrity of Ukraine” will allow the U.S....
  • Why MyRA?

    Just in case you thought that there were not enough retirement accounts out there, along comes President Obama's latest entry in the crowded category. "MyRA" (rhymes with IRA and looks like a misspelled woman's name) is supposed to be a "starter"...
  • Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win

    Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo. "Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared. And all around the state of California, political...
  • Preview of 2014: Fiscal restraint and poverty as political imagery

    The call-and-response to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Wednesday flipped traditional party roles on their heads. Look for more of it in 2014. The Democratic governor spoke of fiscal discipline and, with a flourish,...
  • Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote

    Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote
    WASHINGTON -- Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, ending the last three years of partisan brinkmanship over the debt limit, but not without a last-minute protest led by tea party...
  • IRS lacks authority to regulate tax preparers, court says

    The Internal Revenue Service lacks the authority to regulate paid tax preparers, a federal appeals panel said, upholding a lower-court ruling that throws out licensing rules for as many as 700,000 practitioners. The IRS issued new rules in 2011 to...
  • Obama administration to further delay healthcare employer mandate

    Obama administration to further delay healthcare employer mandate
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will phase in a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits in 2015 and 2016, offering businesses more relief from the so-called employer mandate in the president’s healthcare...
  • Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote

    Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari responded to reports that he had a spotty voting record, acknowledging that he has not gone to the polls in every election. He pointed to his decision to leave a lucrative investment banking career to...
  • U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate

    U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration again delayed a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits, offering businesses more relief from the president's health law deadlines. Under the law, employers with more than...
  • Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari calls Jerry Brown lazy

    Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari calls Jerry Brown lazy
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari said Friday he was confident he could raise enough cash to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. "It's going to cost tens of millions of dollars; there's no question we're going to be outgunned,"...