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  • Independent puts money behind Senate run

    Independent puts money behind Senate run
    Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
  • Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways

    Whether it's the economy or the Colorado shooting, the left and right view the world in predictable ways
    The gulf between the American left and right continues to widen against a backdrop of high unemployment, weak growth and high octane cultural battles. I got to thinking about this growing divide in the aftermath of the Colorado movie theater shooting...
  • Attorney General confirmations are often partisan clashes

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama hasn't named a replacement for outgoing Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., but that future nominee can count on a contentious Senate confirmation process, whether it happens in the November lame-duck session or next...
  • IRS fights Ingersoll-Rand over offshore money routing

    From Burger King to Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita, a wave of U.S. companies are looking to move their headquarters to lower-tax countries. The math seems pretty simple: By reincorporating somewhere such as Ireland or Bermuda, a company can slash its tax...
  • Powdered alcohol cause stir before hitting market

    AKRON, Ohio A product called Palcohol is causing a stir before it even hits the shelves. The Ohio Legislature is considering a ban of the product and Akron City Council approved a resolution Monday supporting the ban and urged local retailers to...
  • As election nears, control of Senate looks surprisingly uncertain

    Just over a month before the midterm election, control of the U.S. Senate remains surprisingly up for grabs as Democrats parlay a financial edge and other advantages to battle history and a strong anti-Obama tide. Republicans still enjoy the more secure...
  • As attorney general, Holder made friends, enemies and history

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder leaves a mixed legacy of highs and lows as the nation's top law enforcement official. A ground-breaker across several decades, the 63-year-old Columbia Law School graduate was the first African-American to lead the...
  • Possible successors to U.S. Attorney General Holder

    (Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation on Thursday after nearly six years as the top U.S. law enforcement official. Here is a look at some possible candidates to replace him. * Donald Verrilli, 57, serves as the U.S....
  • U.S. Democrats weigh options to fight tax inversions

    (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are considering proposals to deal with a rising number of U.S. companies reincorporating overseas to slash their tax bills. The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday announced new rules that will reduce the tax benefits to...
  • Treasury chief urges reforms to keep firms from dodging U.S. taxes

    Treasury chief urges reforms to keep firms from dodging U.S. taxes
    As Congress returned to work this week, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew sent an urgent reminder to lawmakers: It is "imperative" they act now to reduce the number of corporations relocating overseas to avoid paying U.S. income taxes. In challenging...
  • Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety

    With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...
  • Treasury's Lew urges action on 'inversion' tax deals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on Monday for prompt action to stem the surge of U.S. businesses reincorporating abroad in "inversion" deals to avoid corporate U.S. income taxes, but offered no new ideas. While proposals stacked...