Media Watch

'18Apr
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Obama-era car loan rule could be repealed

The Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on whether to repeal auto lending regulations aimed at ensuring that minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates. Critics of the 2013 rule argue that the...
'18Apr
17

Republicans can't even run on Ryan's singular 'achievement'

The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP) Republican candidates running this year want to talk all about taxes. What about the voters? Not so much. The New York Times reports: For two...
'18Apr
17

This season on ‘House of Trump’ will be amazeballs

Fox News Channel personality Sean Hannity attends the Hollywood Reporter’s annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York on April 12. Hannity is President Trump’s most vocal defender on television, and...
'18Apr
17

The Latest: House Democrat again asks Greitens to resign

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):12:15 p.m.The leader of the Missouri House Democrats is renewing her call for Gov. Eric Greitens to step...
'18Apr
17

Catherine Rampell: The GOP just can’t escape the ’80s

Ever since he unveiled it on the campaign trail, President Trump’s slogan “Make America Great Again” has prompted an obvious question: When exactly was this mythical period when America was last great? At last we...
'18Apr
17

Catherine Rampell: The GOP just can’t escape the ’80s

Ever since he unveiled it on the campaign trail, President Trump’s slogan “Make America Great Again” has prompted an obvious question: When exactly was this mythical period when America was last great? At last we...
'18Apr
17

Age limit case: Govt puts up spirited defence

(Thursday, April 12, 2018. Court resumes after lunch)Adrole: My lords, my name is Richard Adrole, Senior State Attorney and I will be presenting issue 6a. The issue framed is whether the entire process of...
'18Apr
16

Chairman Conaway’s Farm Bill Would Increase Food Insecurity and Hardship

The nutrition provisions of the farm bill[1] that House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway plans to bring before his committee on April 18 would, if enacted, increase food insecurity and hardship. The...
'18Apr
16

What the Facebook hearings reveal about corporate power in Washington

For those interested in the power corporations have in Washington these days, last week’s Facebook hearing offered a particularly revealing moment.After a little light grilling of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Sen...
'18Apr
16

Housing Choice Voucher Program: Oversight and Review of Legislative Proposals

Thank you for the opportunity to testify. I am Barbara Sard, Vice President for Housing Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The Center is an independent, nonprofit policy institute that conducts...

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