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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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