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Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor joins investment bank

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:10
PlayVideoPolitics Eric Cantor loses to tea party challenger in primary House Majority Leader Eric Cantor gives a concession speech after losing to tea party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary for his con... Ex-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the Virginia Republican who was ousted in a shocking primary defeat this year, has found a new home outside of Congress: Moelis & Co.
Tax-evasion trial of New York Congressman Grimm set for December 1
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:10
By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday set December 1 as the start of the tax-evasion trial of New York Congressman Michael Grimm, one month after elections in which the Republican seeks a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Grimm, a former FBI agent who represents parts of the city's boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, appeared before Judge Pamela Chen in U.S.
Jury to start deliberations in corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:09
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Jury deliberations are set to begin on Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, who are charged with taking sweetheart loans and lavish gifts from a businessman. The jury of seven men and five women will start deciding the fate of McDonnell and former first lady Maureen McDonnell, both 60, after instructions from U.S.
US stock market wavers in morning trading
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 10:05
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering in morning trading Tuesday as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes out Friday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,080 as of 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped less than one point, a fraction of a…
Residency issue comes to the fore in key Senate races
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:08
This article originally appeared on RealClearPolitics. Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents this cycle, and her re-election race is one of the most watched. It is not only expected to be a long one, as a December runoff seems likely, it could also play an instrumental role in determining which party controls the U.S. Senate next year. So when a report last week revealed that the three-term senator claims…
US stock market edges higher in early trading
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:05
U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet this week in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes out Friday. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,069 as of 9:40 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost one point, a fraction of a percent, to 2,003.
Scan barcode, see company's political affiliation
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 08:07
When you shop for groceries, you might check the labels to see which foods are leaner in calories and fat, but you've probably never checked those labels for political leanings. Yet companies that make products in the grocery aisles pour billions of dollars into the political system, and now a smartphone app called BuyPartisan is giving new meaning to voting with your wallet, reports CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes. "It is a Eureka moment: So…
Somali officials say U.S. struck where al Shabaab were meeting
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said. "We are assessing the results of the operation and will provide additional information as and when appropriate," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement. No further details about the operation in the African country were immediately available. Al Shabaab is an Islamist group affiliated with al Qaeda…
Russia and ISIS take center stage on Obama's Europe trip
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 05:05
President Obama leaves for Europe Tuesday with stops in Estonia and a NATO summit in Wales amid escalating crises in Ukraine and in Iraq and Syria, crises that are having a direct impact on a number of European nations. While the Russian threat in Ukraine will be the focus of the upcoming summit, the meeting also puts President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel face to face with European countries…
Chinese opt to study, but not stay, in US: report
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:54
China remains by far the largest source country for foreign students coming to the US for higher education, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. From 2008 to 2012, more than 1.1 million foreign students attended school in the US, and China comprised the largest portion of that group, with 285,000 students entering the US with F-1 student visas, showed the new study The Geography of Foreign Students in US Higher Education: Origins…
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