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Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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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Senate Judiciary Committee sets vote for Supreme Court nominee, Brett...

Senate Judiciary Committee sets vote for Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, for Friday

The move would place the panel's decision a day after it is set to hear testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who has accused him of sexual assault. Read more ...

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

Smith plunged out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon to celebrate his 50th birthday! Read more ...

'I just want my baby home, please,' says mother of missing 6-year-old boy

'I just want my baby home, please,' says mother of missing 6-year-old boy

The FBI announced a $10,000 reward for information in the case. Read more ...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

The classification means Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. Read more ...

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Cosby, 81, is the first celebrity sent to prison in the MeToo era. The sentence completes the TV dad's stunning fall from groundbreaking cultural icon to convicted sex... Read more ...

Armed man fatally shot by officers in Orlando, police say

Armed man fatally shot by officers in Orlando, police say

A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Orlando, officials say. Read more ...

Driver dead after vehicle plunges into Orange County pond, troopers say

Driver dead after vehicle plunges into Orange County pond, troopers say

A driver is dead after the vehicle plunged into an Orange County pond Wednesday morning, troopers said. Read more ...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United Nations

Audience members chuckled in response to the president's accomplishment claims. Read more ...

Fire in Mansfield apartment triggers hazmat response

Fire in Mansfield apartment triggers hazmat response

A fire in a Mansfield apartment building that triggered a hazmat response is under investigation Wednesday. Read more ...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished at park

Authorities in North Carolina are searching for a 6-year-old boy with autism, who is described as nonverbal and has been missing since Saturday. Read more ...