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Richard Shelby

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  • Sound and fury

     
    Well, yes, the senators were angry. Listen to them justify getting rid of the filibuster for judicial nominees: 1. “Every judge nominated by this president or any president deserves an up-or-down vote. It’s the responsibility of the Senate....
  • Paul Greenberg: Can this presidency be saved?

    Everybody knows this president is in political trouble, even the president himself. For he faces a growing crisis of confidence, and it's got his name all over it: Obamacare. Day after day, Barack Obama's "signature achievement" begins to look like his...
  • Republicans tell Rubio that Obama is responsible for all that ails NASA

     
    Like so many candidates before him, Republican U.S. Senate frontrunner Marco Rubio today made the mandatory pilgrimage to Florida's Space Coast to learn of the concerns and the frustrations seizing NASA's Kennedy Space Center and local aerospace co...
  • Stopgap spending bill means $20M in wasted NASA bucks

     
    WASHINGTON — A stopgap spending measure approved Wednesday by the U.S. Senate is good news for most of the government — as it prevents a shutdown — but bad news for NASA, as the two-week extension will force NASA to waste $20 million...
  • Top Senate Republican blasts proposed foreclosure settlement as a "regulatory shakedown"

     
    Alabama Republican Sen. Richard Shelby on Wednesday blasted efforts by federal and state officials to reach a settlement with mortgage servicers over botched foreclosures as a "regulatory shakedown" by the Obama administration that goes far beyond...
  • Budget deal (finally) saves NASA from wasting money

     
    4:30 PM UPDATE: Adds Sen. Bill Nelson reaction. WASHINGTON — The budget compromise under consideration by Congress may finally spell relief for NASA, which — thanks an unfixed budget directive — has been forced to spend more than $250...
  • Banking regulators and Senate Democrats warn against repeal of financial reform law

     
    Key banking regulators and Senate Democrats warned against Republican efforts to repeal all or some provisions of the Wall Street reform law enacted last year, saying the country couldn't afford to return to a system that failed to stop the......
  • Peter Diamond withdraws as Federal Reserve nominee

     
    Nobel Prize-winning economist Peter Diamond on Monday withdrew his nomination for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, complaining that Republicans who have blocked his confirmation for more than a year failed to understand the importance of his work on.....
  • Guest list: Tim Pawlenty on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Ann Coulter talks to Fareed Zakaria

     
    CNN's "Reliable Sources" looks at coverage of the Rep. Anthony Weiner scandal. The guests will be Chris Cuomo of ABC News, Amy Holmes of America's Radio News, Jane Hall of American University and Dana Milbank of The Washington Post. The program starts...
  • Richard Cordray vows accountability if confirmed to head agency

     
    Richard Cordray makes the case he should be confirmed to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • JPMorgan's Dimon To Go To Washington

    JPMorgan's Dimon To Go To Washington
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon will be playing a new role in Washington this Wednesday, called to explain JPMorgan's recent trading debacle after years of being known as the Wall Street banker who got it right during the financial crisis....