Feb 27, 2015
On February 26 the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, chaired by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R.-Mo., held a hearing entitled "The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration - Part II."
Feb 26, 2015
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen had another eventful day on Capitol Hill as she appeared before another congressional committee bent on reforming the Fed, the House Financial Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R.-Tex., on the Fed’s semi-annual report on monetary policy.
Feb 25, 2015
What is especially noteworthy about this hearing is the impromptu debate Yellen’s testimony set off between Sen. Chuck Schumer, D.-N.York, and Sen. Pat Toomey, R.-Penna., on the merits of the Fed’s longstanding policy of monetary accommodation.
Feb 24, 2015
On February 23, the day before Fed Chair Janet Yellen is slated to present her semi-annual report to Congress, Mark M. Zandi, Co-Founder and Chief Economist of Moody's Analytics, who has been a senior adviser to Republican presidential candidates but has also been consulted...
Feb 23, 2015
With the latest congressional recess about to end, the nation's governors are in Washington for their semi-annual conference, and Governor Gary Herbert, R.-Utah, appeared on C-SPAN's Newsmakers program in his capacity as Vice Chair of the National Governors Association...
Feb 20, 2015
CNN's Poppy Harlow interviewed Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to get his views on a variety of subjects related to the state of and outlook for the U.S. and global economies.
Feb 19, 2015
Another day has passed since a federal district court in Brownsville, Texas, enjoined the Obama administration from implementing its executive plan to enable large numbers of immigrants to live, work and eventually vote in the United States.
Feb 18, 2015
Sometimes significant legal and regulatory developments occur when Congress is not in session, often during year-end holiday periods. Perhaps the decision by a federal district judge in Texas to invalidate President Obama's Executive Order on immigration is such an event.