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    1. July 4, 2014

      Republican sympathy for migrants evaporates

      Nine months ago Darrell Issa, a Republican congressman, was working on a bill that would give undocumented immigrants...

    2. March 14, 2014

      Publicity is cheap but comedy could cost Obama dear

      Barack Obama’s appearance with the dyspeptic humorist Zach Galifianakis on the internet comedy show Between Two Ferns has...

    1. May 22, 2013

      US official refuses to answer questions on IRS scandal

      The US official at the heart of the Internal Revenue Service controversy claimed that she did not break any rules or lie to...

    2. May 22, 2013

      Global Insight: Obama’s choice of tools to combat terrorism comes under scrutiny

      Perhaps the one thing that friends and foes agree on about Barack Obama is that he gives a good speech. Republicans roll...

    3. October 14, 2012

      Republicans intensify Benghazi assault

      Republicans have stepped up their criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the attack last month on the US...

    4. October 10, 2012

      Hearing on Benghazi dominated by bickering

      A congressional hearing about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi was dominated by partisan bickering but also...

    5. October 5, 2012

      Inquiry into security at US Benghazi consulate

      A House of Representatives watchdog committee will next week launch an inquiry in to the attacks on the US’s consulate in...

    6. Money Supply

      August 24, 2012

      Bernanke replies to Issa

      Ben Bernanke, the Fed chairman, has replied to a series of questions from Congressman Darrell Issa, who chairs the House...

    7. January 16, 2012

      Debate over online piracy rages in US

      Proposed bills in the US House of Representatives and Senate aimed at reducing online piracy have stirred up an unusually...

    8. May 26, 2011

      White House targets red tape

      The White House has rolled out a plan to reduce “millions of hours” of bureaucracy and paperwork for US businesses, but it...

    9. May 10, 2011

      US explores easing of rules on capital-raising

      Washington regulators are looking at relaxing rules around companies raising capital after criticism that tough regulations...

    10. May 5, 2011

      Congress calls hearing on private share market

      A congressional hearing on private share markets, featuring the chair of the SEC, has been set for next week as part of a...

    11. April 14, 2011

      Wisconsin governor defends union curbs

      Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin who recently passed legislation stripping collective bargaining rights from public...

    12. April 9, 2011

      SEC to examine private share trading rules

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission is examining the rules governing private company share trading, including...

    13. March 30, 2011

      Plans to revise US share registry rule under way

      An intense lobbying campaign is under way to change a US rule requiring companies with 500 investors or more to register...

    14. February 11, 2011

      A test for readers – and we passed

      From Mr Jim Arthur. Sir, I see now that by printing a column by Congressman Darrell Issa (February 8) the FT was actually...

    15. February 10, 2011

      Issa represents the Congress we no longer trust

      From Prof Uwe Reinhardt. Sir, In his article “Obama’s Keynesian failures must never be repeated” (Comment, February 8), US...

    16. February 10, 2011

      Stimulus stopped things getting worse

      From Mr David N. Schwartz Sir, Publishing partisan attacks on the op-ed page is certainly legitimate, but what surprises me...

    17. February 10, 2011

      Past policies also added to the debt

      From Mr Andras Malatinszky. Sir, While reading Darrell Issa’s scathing criticism of the Obama administration’s Keynesian...

    18. February 10, 2011

      ‘Burden on our grandchildren’ is ambiguous talk

      From Prof Lord Eatwell. Sir, Darrell Issa (“Obama’s Keynesian failures must never be repeated”, Comment, February 8) repeats...

    19. February 7, 2011

      Obama’s Keynesian failures must never be repeated

      President Barack Obama’s $814bn economic expansion has woefully failed to reach each of its self-imposed targets. The...

    20. February 1, 2011

      Probe into $400m SEC office leasing contracts

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission signed leases for $400m of office space without circulating the contract for...

    21. January 30, 2011

      US panel’s report reflects partisan rift

      Twenty months, 700 interviews, 571 pages and the first official US government report into the causes of the financial crisis...

    22. January 18, 2011

      Obama aims to heal the rift with business

      President Barack Obama announced an initiative to cut down on “unreasonable” government regulations, as his administration...

    23. FT Alphaville

      January 14, 2011

      Geithner questions ‘systemic’ feasibility

      Tim Geithner, the Treasury secretary, has questioned the feasibility of identifying financial institutions as “systemically...

    24. January 14, 2011

      Geithner doubts ability to spot vital banks

      Tim Geithner has questioned the feasibility of identifying financial institutions as “systemically important” in advance of...

    25. January 4, 2011

      Republican questions regulations’ effect on growth

      The new Republican chairman of the chief House investigative committee has asked more than 150 top US trade associations and...

    26. December 9, 2010

      Issa says reform bill ‘soft’ on hedge funds

      The incoming Republican chairman of the House oversight committee said Wall Street owed it to Americans to be more...

    27. November 9, 2010

      Pressure grows to extend Bush-era tax cuts

      A senior Republican senator has backed away from his party’s position that Bush-era tax cuts have to be made permanent for...

    28. November 4, 2010

      Regulators pressured to curb Wall St reforms

      Battle has commenced over who will replace Barney Frank as chairman of the powerful House financial services committee, but...

    29. November 3, 2010

      Republican ascendancy a relief for big companies

      Watch out, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. That was the message drilled home by Darrell Issa, the incoming chairman of the...

    30. October 18, 2010

      Republican subpoenas strain at the leash

      It could be, as Yogi Berra, the great baseball catcher and purveyor of malapropisms, said, “Déjà vu all over again” – but...

    31. October 17, 2010

      Pledge to scrutinise home loans for poor

      The Republican party will launch aggressive inquiries into alleged abuse of mortgages for low-income buyers if it takes...

    32. October 14, 2010

      Watchdog says SEC’s Goldman suit was fair

      A federal watchdog found securities regulators did not seek to influence the debate on financial regulatory reform by...

    33. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2010

      ‘VIP’ loans extended to Fannie Mae executives

      Countrywide Financial made 153 “VIP” loans to Fannie Mae executives, in an effort to win goodwill from the giant mortgage...

    34. July 21, 2010

      ‘VIP’ loans extended to Fannie Mae executives

      Countrywide Financial made 153 “VIP” loans to Fannie Mae executives, in an effort to win goodwill from the giant mortgage...

    35. July 18, 2010

      Treasury under fire on impact of car rescues

      The US Treasury faces criticism that it did not sufficiently weigh the impact of tens of thousands of job losses when it...

    36. May 7, 2010

      Critics turn attention to rig watchdog

      Just as the financial crisis revealed that US regulators were often too cosy with institutions that they were meant to...

    37. May 6, 2010

      Critics turn attention to rig watchdog

      Black sea: a dome that will be used to try to contain the escaping oil arrives by ship at the rig explosion site on Thursday...

    38. May 5, 2010

      Executives 'like deer in headlights'

      Growing congressional investigations into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill would result in a "blistering, scalding indictment"...

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