The Daily Caller

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New report raises concerns about implementation of Dodd-Frank

Lachlan Markay
Investigative Reporter, Heritage Foundation

Financial regulatory agencies are often failing to consider cost-benefit analyses in implementing the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, according to a new federal report.

Ethics-plagued wife of TARP beneficiary slated to be top Democrat on Financial Services Committee

1:33 PM 12/05/2012

The ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee in the upcoming Congress is married to a then-director of and investor in a bank that got significant taxpayer funds through the 2008 financial bailouts. Her role in the bank's bailout triggered a congressional investigation.

Congress should heed Paul Krugman on unemployment benefits

3:42 PM 11/26/2012

As Congress ramps up its negotiations over the fiscal cliff and impending tax hikes, left-wing groups have taken to the Hill to lobby lawmakers for an extension in unemployment benefits, despite evidence that such an extension could prolong the country’s years-long joblessness spell.

US energy boom undermines logic of Pentagon’s alternative fuel subsidies

5:58 PM 11/20/2012

The Defense Department plays a key role in the Obama administration’s “green energy” agenda. But the coming energy boom in the United States may undercut its efforts and could provide avenues for reducing spending at the Pentagon while avoiding ham-fisted sequestration cuts.