AP - Some major health insurance companies will no longer issue certain types of policies for children, an unintended consequence of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law, state officials said Friday.
AP - The Obama administration said Friday it had selected a top staffer at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to head the agency on a temporary basis.
Reuters - Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc are among those Obama administration pay czar Kenneth Feinberg will cite for having made "ill-advised" payments, the Wall Street Journal reported on its web site on Thursday.
The Upshot - Wanna know how unpopular the Obama administration's drilling moratorium is in oil-soaked Louisiana? Wednesday, a non-holiday weekday, an estimated 15,000 "drill, baby, drill"-chanting locals showed up for a rally to support offshore drilling in Lafayette, Louisiana. The event featured 12 …
AP - The Obama administration targeted key leaders of Afghanistan's Taliban with new financial sanctions Thursday in a move that could complicate relations with Pakistan and Afghan efforts to reconcile with insurgents.
CQPolitics.com - Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and other House leaders said Thursday they would take their lead from the Senate on the makeup and duration of an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts that expire at the end of the year.
Time.com - By proposing to let tax breaks expire for wealthy Americans, the congressional leaders hope to force Republicans into another politically uncomfortable position
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Reuters - President Barack Obama signed into law on Wednesday the most comprehensive financial regulatory overhaul since the Great Depression, vowing to stop risky behavior on Wall Street that imperiled the U.S. economy.