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Senator vows to use judiciary post to block Obama's attorney general

When Loretta Lynch faces the Senate Judiciary Committee next year, President Obama’s choice to be the next attorney general will find a new, unfriendly face on the Republican side. 322 more words

Senate

Warren and Vitter Team Up, But Wall Street's Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Head 'Em Off At the Pass With the Help of Wall Street's Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, and Sen. David Vitter, R-Louisiana, filed an amendment that would strip a provision from the $1.1 trillion government spending bill that will allow Wall Street banks to gamble with taxpayer money on derivative investments and receive government bailouts when the gamble fails. 105 more words

Senators File Bipartisan Amendment to Strip Wall Street Bailout Provision from Government Funding Bill

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http://www.c-span.org/video/standalone/?323252-9/senator-elizabeth-warren-banks-derivatives-trading

December 12, 2014 Press Release, Courtesy of http://www.warren.senate.gov

 WASHINGTON, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and David Vitter (R-La.) today filed a short, one-page, bipartisan amendment to remove a provision from the government funding bill that would allow for future bailouts of financial institutions that engage in risky derivatives trading. 158 more words

US Politics

Congressional Obamacare Hypocrisy: They Get the Subsidy, Taxpayers Get the Bill

Sen. David Vitter (R–LA) is in lonely fight against Congressional Obamacare hypocrisy.

Republicans claim to be against Obamacare, yet many protect their staff, along with their health plans, from the same federal meddling, cost and inconvenience taxpayers must suffer. 60 more words

Humor

The Assault on David Vitter Begins Swiftly

“Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of war,” or so wrote Shakespeare in Julius Caesar. Republican gubernatorial candidate David Vitter had barely let the ink dry on his newly-minted opposition to Common Core, than the supporters gnashed and wailed at his about-face. 793 more words

White House Quietly Releases Plans For 3,415 Regulations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted by Michael Bastasch, Contributor / 11/24/2014

URL of Original Posting Site: http://dailycaller.com/2014/11/24/white-house-quietly-releases-plans-for-3415-regulations-ahead-of-thanksgiving-holiday/

While Americans are focused on what delicious foods they’re going to eat for Thanksgiving, the White House is focused on releasing its massive regulatory agenda — marking the fifth time the Obama administration has released its regulatory road map on the eve of a major holiday. 690 more words

Political

White House Quietly Releases Plans For 3,415 Regulations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

While Americans are focused on what delicious foods they’re going to eat for Thanksgiving, the White House is focused on releasing its massive regulatory agenda– marking the fifth time the Obama administration has released its regulatory road map on the eve of a major holiday. 194 more words

Government