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    1. July 31, 2014

      Drug pricing: Bitter pill

      When delegates turned up for a big healthcare conference at New York’s plush Waldorf Astoria hotel in February, they were...

    2. November 15, 2013

      US tries to put brake on ethanol mandate

      The Obama administration has formally moved to put the brakes on US biofuels as it juggles conflicting pressures from two of...

    1. August 1, 2013

      US spying comes under fresh attack

      The Obama administration’s electronic surveillance came under fresh criticism on Wednesday from senior Democratic and...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2013

      Reuters/UMich, and 'the public interest'

      A big tip of the hat to James Politi, the FT’s man in Washington, for tracking down the letter below… Chuck Grassley, the...

    3. May 30, 2013

      Obama to nominate former Bush aide as FBI chief

      President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan...

    4. April 19, 2013

      Boston bombings cloud immigration reform

      The quest to overhaul the US’s immigration system now faces a new challenge, with opponents of reform seizing upon this...

    5. February 27, 2013

      Republicans oppose assault weapons ban

      Republican senators have strongly opposed the re-instatement of an assault weapons ban, even as the father of one of the...

    6. February 12, 2013

      Lew faces grilling on Cayman fund

      Jack Lew will face tough questions at his confirmation hearing for Treasury secretary on his compensation and tenure at...

    7. July 22, 2012

      US lawmakers propose greater SEC powers

      A bipartisan pair of senior US lawmakers are to introduce legislation on Monday that would expand the authority of the main...

    8. June 27, 2012

      Wall St pressed on political intelligence

      Wall Street is coming under scrutiny from lawmakers who want to know more about financial companies’ reliance on “political...

    9. June 20, 2012

      Panel backs censure of US attorney-general

      A Republican-led House of Representatives committee has voted to hold Eric Holder, US attorney-general, in contempt of...

    10. June 15, 2012

      Obama shifts US immigration policy

      Barack Obama has announced that the US will no longer deport young people who entered the country illegally with their...

    11. February 17, 2012

      Falcone’s mobile fight flounders

      Philip Falcone’s attempt to vault from billionaire hedge fund manager into the stratosphere of satellite communications...

    12. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2012

      City bonuses set to fall further

      Investment banks in the UK are set to push ahead with bonus cuts next year as a mixture of falling revenues and political...

    13. February 9, 2012

      US House passes lawmaker insider trading ban

      The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that would prevent lawmakers and some government officials from...

    14. October 26, 2011

      Scrutiny is price SAC pays for performance

      Too good to be true is the argument that has dogged SAC Capital for years, as outsiders ponder how a hedge fund responsible...

    15. FT Alphaville

      October 25, 2011

      SAC Capital referred for "unusually prescient" trades

      The WSJ has got its hands on a list of the 18 “well-timed” SAC Capital trades referred by Finra or its predecessor NASD to...

    16. FT Alphaville

      August 25, 2011

      SEC internal probe over destroyed documents

      The SEC’s internal watchdog has opened an inquiry into whether the agency knew about the destruction of documents related to...

    17. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2011

      Senator Grassley quizzes SEC on file purging

      A whistleblower at the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused the agency of destroying more than 9,000 files related...

    18. FT Alphaville

      August 18, 2011

      Senator Grassley quizzes SEC on file purging

      A whistleblower at the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused the agency of destroying more than 9,000 files related...

    19. August 17, 2011

      Senator Grassley quizzes SEC on file purging

      A whistleblower at the Securities and Exchange Commission has accused the agency of destroying more than 9,000 files related...

    20. FT Alphaville

      August 17, 2011

      Grassley to SEC: try ducking me this time

      Matt Taibbi’s latest piece in Rolling Stone – Is the SEC Covering Up Wall  Street Crimes? – has a lawmaker scrambling to get...

    21. June 14, 2011

      Senate blocks cut to ethanol subsidies

      The US Senate blocked a move to cut subsidies for ethanol producers in a vote that highlighted a bitter Republican rift on...

    22. June 10, 2011

      Regulator rebuffs plea on SAC Capital probes

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has refused to provide details explaining how it handled nearly 20 referrals of...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2011

      SAC faces probe of biotech trading

      SAC Capital Advisors, one of the nation’s most successful hedge funds, is a focus of an SEC investigation into whether...

    24. May 24, 2011

      Senator presses regulator over SAC

      Charles Grassley, the US senator, is ratcheting up pressure on the Securities and Exchange Commission by asking the agency...

    25. FT Alphaville

      May 23, 2011

      US senator investigates hedge fund trades

      A US senator is investigating about 20 instances of suspicious trading by SAC Capital, the hedge fund run by billionaire...

    26. May 22, 2011

      US senator investigates hedge fund trades

      A US senator is investigating about 20 instances of suspicious trading by SAC Capital, the hedge fund run by billionaire...

    27. May 7, 2011

      Senator presses for information on SAC trades

      A US senator is pressing the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for information on “the potential scope of suspicious...

    28. May 5, 2011

      Ethanol backers offer subsidy cuts

      Two of the most prominent ethanol supporters in Congress introduced legislation that would preserve – but sharply reduce –...

    29. FT Alphaville

      January 11, 2011

      SEC's internal watchdog probes top official

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s internal watchdog is reviewing an allegation that Robert Khuzami, the agency’s...

    30. January 4, 2011

      Republicans hit at White House delays in filling top jobs

      Republicans, after two years of criticism from the White House for blocking government appointments, have started to...

    31. September 17, 2010

      US Senate backs $30bn small business bill

      A $30bn package to help small companies access credit was passed by the Senate after two Republicans broke from their party,...

    32. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2010

      GM in $3.5bn AmeriCredit deal

      General Motors has agreed to buy AmeriCredit, a Texas-based vehicle finance company, for $3.5bn in cash, the FT reports. ...

    33. July 2, 2010

      Move to end drug deals with generic rivals

      Congress is inching closer towards ending multi-billion-dollar agreements between branded drugmakers and their generic...

    34. June 26, 2010

      Republican Brown may oppose reform bill

      WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's efforts to win final approval of a historic financial regulatory reform bill looked...

    35. June 17, 2010

      Trading body hires former SEC official

      The high-frequency trading industry signalled on Wednesday a new campaign designed to improve its public image by hiring a...

    36. June 17, 2010

      Trading body hires former SEC official

      The high-frequency trading industry signalled yesterday a new campaign designed to improve its public image by hiring a...

    37. April 23, 2010

      Reality dawns for Republicans over Wall Street reforms

      Until this week, the Republican party hoped it could turn Barack Obama's financial regulatory reforms into another...

    38. April 23, 2010

      Reality dawns for Republicans over Wall Street

      Until this week, the Republican party hoped it could turn Barack Obama's financial regulatory reforms into another...

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