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GOP, Warren antagonism boils over 25.5.2011 The Hill

Tensions simmering between Republicans and Elizabeth Warren, architect of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), burst into the open Tuesday.

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Air traffic controller errors said a real increase 25.5.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Air traffic controller errors said a real increase
Elizabeth Warren and House Republicans clash over consumer agency 25.5.2011 LA Times: Business
A contentious oversight subcommittee hearing highlights how Warren, who is helping launch the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has become a lightning rod for opponents of the agency.

House Republicans have been adamant since last year that they don't like the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — and they also made it apparent they don't like Elizabeth Warren, the Obama administration advisor who is helping launch the agency.


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Warren hearing turns ugly 25.5.2011 Politico
Warren hearing turns ugly
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Decorum Breaks Down at House Hearing 25.5.2011 NYT: Home Page
A panel chairman accused Elizabeth Warren, who is directing the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, of lying.

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Colbert Super PAC, Citizens United, and Silly Election Laws 25.5.2011 Outside the Beltway
Stephen Colbert has been running an ongoing shtick in which he's trying to start a political action committee, gets letters from his Viacom bosses poo-pooing the idea, and then inviting his lawyer on to explain ways to get around these concerns.
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CAIR: Realistic homeland security drills are raaaaaacist 25.5.2011 Michelle Malkin
CAIR is beside itself over homeland security drills in Minneapolis that used actors playing jihadists who — Allah forbid! — looked like actual jihadists. The Star Tribune reports: A national Muslim civil rights group is asking the head of Homeland Security to investigate the use of stereotypes after a man who appeared to be of [...]
Panel: Casino industry's future is online 25.5.2011 Boston Globe: Technology
Panel: Casino industry's future is online
DealBook: Warren and Republicans Spar Over Bureau's Power 25.5.2011 NY Times: Business
G.O.P. lawmakers contend the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be too powerful a regulator. But Elizabeth Warren argues that there are unprecedented checks on the bureau.

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Conn. legislation OK'd requiring wind power rules 24.5.2011 Boston Globe: Connecticut
Conn. legislation OK'd requiring wind power rules
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House Republicans Aim To Reduce Regulation Of Derivatives 24.5.2011 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
House Republicans Aim To Reduce Regulation Of Derivatives
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Coalition of Large Tribes Forms to Aid Big Tribes 24.5.2011 ICT - National
Desperate to make themselves heard in D.C., many bigger tribes are banding together, which raises concerns about sovereignty and creates tension with the smaller tribes
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Ex-GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis won't be disciplined in plagiarism complaint 24.5.2011 Headlines: All Headlines
Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis will not face disciplinary action from the state's Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel after an investigation of a plagiarism complaint found insufficient evidence to establish ethics violations.
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Senate considers Patriot Act despite concerns 24.5.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Senate considers Patriot Act despite concerns
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Democrats Try to Woo Consumer Advocate to Run 24.5.2011 NY Times: Business
Officials want Elizabeth Warren to run for Senate in Massachusetts rather than set up a consumer financial protection bureau.

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Two-line fishing proposal rejected again at Legislature 24.5.2011 Star Tribune: Latest
A wide-ranging outdoors bill could be voted on as early as this evening.
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Magid: Thoughts on proposed privacy legislation 23.5.2011 San Jose Mercury News: Business
I applaud State Senator Ellen Corbett's intentions and hope that her bill gets thoughtful scrutiny. I'm not sure it's the right bill, but it's the right time for a conversation about making sure we understand how to control our own information.
Attorney council: no ethics violations in McInnis water writings 23.5.2011 Denver Post: News: Local
Attorney council: no ethics violations in McInnis water writings
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The Right's Top 5 EPA Conspiracy Theories 23.5.2011 Mother Jones
From cracking down on milk spills to regulating human respiration, the power-crazed bureaucrats at the Environmental Protection Agency will stop at nothing to impose their sinister, tree-hugging agenda on the American public. At least, that's what Republican lawmakers, tea party activists, and industry groups would have you believe. Conservatives have never been big fans of the EPA and its regulations, but lately the right has ramped up its assault on the agency. During the recent budget battle, House Republicans sought to decimate the agency's funding and handcuff it from acting on a long list of environmental concerns. GOP Presidential contender Newt Gingrich, meanwhile, has made abolishing the agency part of his campaign platform. As Republicans attack the EPA, they are deploying an array of conspiratorial claims about all the things the agency plans to regulate. Here are some of our favorites: BULLETS Last August, a rumor began circulating among pro-hunting and fishing groups that the ...
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The Week Ahead: Obama in Europe 23.5.2011 The Hill

Obama is in Europe, Netanyahu is addressing Congress and the Senate is expected to vote on the Paul Ryan budget.

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