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Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

President Donald Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart his administration at the end of the year. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson stock plummets after report claims it knew about asbestos...

Johnson & Johnson stock plummets after report claims it knew about asbestos in its baby powder

Johnson & Johnson's stock tumbled 10 percent on Friday - wiping out close to $40 billion of its market value - after a Reuters report said the company knew for decades that... Read more ...

As Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional, Democrats Seethe, Republicans...

As Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional, Democrats Seethe, Republicans Stay Mum

The decision came on the eve of the final day of open enrollment for 2019 healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care Act

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care Act

A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional. Read more ...

Funeral for Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy

Funeral for Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy

Family, friends and hundreds of firefighters honored his memory during a funeral service Saturday morning at St. John's Catholic Church in Worcester. Read more ...

Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff

Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will become the acting White House chief of staff replacing John Kelly Read more ...

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

It's unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end... Read more ...

Ryan Zinke, Trump's embattled Interior secretary, to step down

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Another member of President Trump's cabinet is about to leave the administration under a cloud. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has been the target of multiple federal... Read more ...

Fire prompts evacuation of visitors and animals at Britain's Chester Zoo

Fire prompts evacuation of visitors and animals at Britain's Chester Zoo

LONDON - A fire broke out Saturday in an enclosure at one of Britain's largest zoos, forcing keepers to evacuate visitors and move animals away from the flames. One person... Read more ...

19-year-old US soldier dies in Afghanistan

19-year-old US soldier dies in Afghanistan

The death of Army Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky was under investigation, according to the Department of Defense. Read more ...