A bipartisan group of 30 lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to push European leaders to alter language in their proposed Digital Markets Act so that it does not unfairly target U.S. tech companies. In a letter sent Wednesday and
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Wednesday she wants to extend proposals to ban stock trading among members of Congress to all state lawmakers, building on growing momentum in Washington to rein in the financial dealings of elected officials. “Public officials
She also called for stricter penalties on lawmakers who flout existing rules on reporting stock ownership and trading under a 2012 law called the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. “What we’re trying to build is consensus,” she said.
CNN President Jeff Zucker speaks at the 2017 Business Insider Ignition: Future of Media conference in New York, November 30, 2017. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Four members of the House Select Committee on the January 6 Capitol riot are “devastated for our
All five members of the progressive Squad are choosing to stay silent on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s defense of the right of lawmakers to hold and trade stocks while serving, despite their vehement opposition to the practice in the past.
A demonstrator shouts during a counter demonstration at the Ninth Annual Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco, Calif., in 2013. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) Anticipating a reversal in the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence, pro-abortion clinics, activists and lawmakers in California
Senator Chris Murphy speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., December 13, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Senator Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) on Sunday suggested a recent school shooting in Michigan that left four students dead could “bring people back to the
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., September 22, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Since President Biden tweeted that his Build Back Better plan, encompassing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package being peddled