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Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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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Mets land ex-Yankee Adeiny Hechavarria as infield help

Mets land ex-Yankee Adeiny Hechavarria as infield help

Adeiny Hechavarria is trading boroughs. The solid infielder, whom the Yankees traded for just before last season's Sept. 1 deadline, signed a minor league deal with the Mets on... Read more ...

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

Yankees flirting with idea of Aaron Judge as leadoff hitter

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Oak Hill man throwing party for children shot during altercation, deputies say

Oak Hill man throwing party for children shot during altercation, deputies say

The victim was throwing a party for his children, who are in high school, when four uninvited juveniles showed up, deputies said. Read more ...

Stephen Miller calls Bush immigration policy a ‘betrayal'

Stephen Miller calls Bush immigration policy a ‘betrayal'

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Blue Jays star Marcus Stroman goes off on his own team

Blue Jays star Marcus Stroman goes off on his own team

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Chicago police want to question ‘Empire' actor Jussie Smollett after...

Chicago police want to question ‘Empire' actor Jussie Smollett after releasing 2 brothers

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Anthony Weiner released from prison, will register as sex offender

Anthony Weiner released from prison, will register as sex offender

Convicted ex-congressman Anthony Weiner has been sprung from prison - and is now part of a federal re-entry program in New York, records show. Weiner has been transferred from... Read more ...

Chance of Showers Sunday

Chance of Showers Sunday

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In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

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Vigil to be held Sunday for Aurora shooting victims

Vigil to be held Sunday for Aurora shooting victims

AURORA, Ill. - A vigil will be held Sunday afternoon in suburban Aurora in remembrance of the five people gunned down by a co-worker who was being fired on Friday. The vigil... Read more ...