More house financial services committee Articles

  • Goldman in deal worth $1.2B over US bond claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007. The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which...

  • Rep. Darrell Issa subpoenas White House over political office

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., subpoenaed documents about the reopening of President Obama's political office, an operation focused campaign strategy.

  • Obama administration proposes new rules on birth control coverage

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed new rules on Friday aimed at providing contraceptives to women who work for religious organizations and companies that object to financing some or all forms of birth control. The rules would require nonprofits,...

  • Run-offs will decide candidates to replace Rep. James Lankford in Congress

    By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Two Republicans with broad but divergent experience will square off Tuesday in a runoff election that likely will decide the next member of Congress for the Oklahoma City area. Retired U.S. Army officer Steve Russell, of Oklahoma City, finished...

  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. The government urged businesses of all sizes to scan their...

  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. The government urged businesses of all sizes to scan their...

  • Is Scott Brown's rise in New Hampshire a good omen for Republicans?

    A new poll suggests Scott Brown could win a Senate race in New Hampshire, for reasons that would be good news for Republicans in other states.

  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. In...

  • Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident, masked...

  • Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in...

  • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to...

  • War on Christianity still alive and well in America

    I filled an entire book with examples of discrimination against Christians in this country about a decade ago, and since then, there has been little or no abatement of this practice.

  • Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people. It was not immediately clear if the attack was carried out by Shiite militiamen...

  • The jihadi serial killer you probably haven't heard about

    For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.

  • Obama and the 'wrong side of history'

    The great task for a leader of the United States, President Obama appears to believe, is to get out of history's way.



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

    Read More...
  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

    Read More...
  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

    Read More...