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Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

10 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and herds of congressmen caught up in insider trading schemes,” she said. “It's time to ban elected officials and senior agency official from owning or trading stocks while in...
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Elizabeth Warren unveils anti-corruption plan, takes aim at Trump

Elizabeth Warren unveils anti-corruption plan, takes aim at Trump

10 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Massachusetts senator touts her anti-corruption bill, which would regulate lobbyists, ban stock ownership by members of Congress, release candidate tax returns.
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Sen. Liz Warren: Ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

10 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants a lifetime ban on members of Congress from getting hired as lobbyists after they leave public office. She also wants to prohibit lawmakers from owning or trading individual stocks while in office. Warren pitched the ideas as part of an anti-corruption proposal in a speech Tuesday at the National Press Club. It was not immediately clear whether her proposal had any support among her Democratic colleagues. The Massachusetts Democrat says the Trump administration didn't "cause the rot" but it is "the biggest, stinkiest example of it."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new reform bill would ban members of Congress from owning individual stocks

10 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The bill, which comes amid speculation that Warren could run for president in 2020, would also create "conflict-free investment opportunities for federal officials with new investment accounts."
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Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge denied bail to wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, ruling that he will remain jailed as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered the 66-year-old multimillionaire to remain in jail until trial. Federal prosecutors had called Epstein a flight risk. Read more ...

2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs...

2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs. Harris

The debates will be held on July 30 and 31 in Detroit, Mich., from 8 to 10 p.m. ET each night. Moderators will be CNN's Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper. Read more ...

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

Trump distances himself from the 'Send her back!' chants he inspired

Trump distances himself from the 'Send her back!' chants he inspired

The chants, aimed at freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, mirrored comments Trump made earlier in the week. Read more ...

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for labor...

Trump wants to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for labor secretary: report

President Trump is planning to nominate the son late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor Secretary, a report said on Thursday. Trump wants Eugene Scalia... Read more ...