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Nov 29 2015
Iran Gives Investors Glimpse of $30 Billion in Oil Deals to Come
Iran is targeting about $30 billion in investment by offering 70 oil and natural gas projects to international companies as the Persian Gulf country anticipates the lifting of economic sanctions.
Iranian officials presented the projects at a two-day conference in Tehran as part of an effort to attract more than $100 billion to revive the energy and petrochemicals industries and generateNewsmax (News)
May 30 2015
What happens if the Patriot Act provisions expire?
At 12:01 a.m. on Monday, the U.S. government may find itself with fewer tools to investigate terrorism.
That's because a tense political standoff over expiring provisions of the Patriot Act will come to a head Sunday on the Senate floor, a week after the same body failed to reach a deal to keep those provisions from lapsing.
Round 2 will be more deCNN (Online News)
Aug 29 2013
In Congress, a Bid to Undo Dialysis Cuts
Eight months ago, Congress ordered the Obama administration to eliminate a stark example of federal government waste: more than $500 million a year in excessive drug payments being sent to dialysis clinics nationwide.New York Times (News)
Aug 28 2013
Al Jazeera America's launch draws tepid ratings
Despite hundreds of millions invested by the government of Qatar, Al Jazeera America drew only a tiny fraction of its total audience reach in the first few days of the Aug. 20 launch, preliminary data show.USA TODAY
Oct 11 2013
Obama, GOP Seeking Endgame On Budget Fight
After weeks of ultimatums, President Barack Obama and House Republicans are exploring whether they can end a budget standoff that has triggered a partial government shutdown and edged Washington to the verge of a historic economy-jarring federal default.HuffPost
Jul 11 2013
Senators hope for student loan deal soon as rate doubles
A Democratic measure to temporarily reverse the doubling of interest rates on millions of government-backed student loans fell short in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, but there was hope a bipartisan deal would be struck soon to remedy the situation.CNN (Online News)
Oct 08 2013
Obama Reiterates That He Won't Negotiate Until Debt Ceiling Is Raised And Shutdown Is Ended
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he is willing to negotiate with Republicans over health care or any other topic, but only after Congress passes a short-term government funding measure and increases the debt limit.HuffPost
Dec 21 2012
Fallout from fiscal cliff inaction
Dragging out the negotiations this far has created needless uncertainty and pushed some individuals and businesses to try to protect themselves against something the government may or may not do.CNN (Online News)
Feb 08 2013
Tough Times for California Bashers
Something about California sets conservative teeth on edge. In the Republican manual, liberal spending priorities married to an activist government cohabiting with a hedonistic culture can lead only to failure.Froma Harrop
Aug 19 2013
Paul and King highlight GOP's great divide on surveillance
Republicans Rand Paul and Peter T. King sparred Sunday over the National Security Agencys domestic-surveillance program, illustrating the party's divide on the federal government's monitoring of private data in the interest of national security.Washington Times