McConnell caves, Reid wants Boehner to surrender

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) — Republican leadership in the Senate is fully caving to the demands of Democratic lawmakers calling for a so-called “clean” Department of Homeland Security funding bill that more…

Fed chief Yellen: 'We are extensively audited'

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_1730415" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen[/caption] The Federal Reserve – the quasi-public organization that largely controls U.S. monetary policy behind closed doors – has already more…

Drama intensifies over Internet regulations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — A Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission wants to narrow the scope of new net neutrality rules that are set for a vote on Thursday, more…

Stocks higher on dovish Yellen remarks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed at highs on Tuesday as Fed Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony indicated that a rate hike would likely come later rather than sooner. more…

Obama vetoes Keystone-pipeline bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only more…

Yellen cites '70s inflation to oppose Fed audit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="NjdGJsczoU9HYp7-sMCzvIv0mqw8lHq6" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen invoked the Great Inflation of the 1960s and 1970s in pushing back Tuesday against a congressional proposal to more…

Biggest bank to charge fees on deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) — J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is preparing to charge large institutional customers for some deposits, citing new rules that make holding money for the clients too more…

Newsmax boss on Clinton: 'I like what he does'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of the Web and cable-TV outlet Newsmax, says there’s a good reason why he pledged a seven-figure donation to the Clinton more…

New push to delay Net-neutrality vote

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYCALLER) — Three days before the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on the most significant Internet regulations in history, two commissioners are asking Chairman Tom Wheeler more…