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Capitol Report: ‘Medicare for All’ gets hearing before powerful House panel

“Medicare for All” got a hearing Wednesday before a powerful House panel, but there continued to be signs that top Democrats aren’t embracing the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: ‘Medicare for All’ gets hearing before powerful House panel

“Medicare for All” got a hearing Wednesday before a powerful House panel, but there continued to be signs that top Democrats aren’t embracing the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: First hearing on ‘Medicare for All’ reveals caution on the issue from Pelosi and House Democrats

While many Democratic presidential hopefuls are embracing “Medicare for All” legislation, the reception in the Democratic-led House so far isn’t as enthusiastic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: Billionaire co-founder of Juul plays defense as House Democrats question company’s moves on youth vaping

Juul Labs Inc. co-founder James Monsees faces tough questions Thursday, as a Democratic-led House panel grills him about the e-cigarettes heavyweight’s role in the youth vaping epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2019

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing

Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Capitol Report: DOJ antitrust chief warns Big Tech, noting Standard Oil parallel

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim’s comments came on the same day as the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on competition in digital markets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: Democratic lawmakers blast Barr’s no-show at hearing, label him ‘chicken’

The House Judiciary Committee’s Democrats on Thursday lambast Attorney General William Barr after he skipped their hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

Capitol Report: How a powerful ex-lawmaker’s move to UBS ranks in the revolving-door game

Former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling this month joined a private-sector enterprise in the finance industry — giant bank UBS, in his case......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

Capitol Report: CEOs set to go under microscope at House hearing on ‘holding megabanks accountable’

The CEOs from seven giant U.S. banks look set to get tough questions on Wednesday, as they appear before a Democratic-run House committee......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2019

Capitol Report: Many Republicans not ready to back Trump bid for second term | Where Trump, Kim could meet

Many Republicans not ready to back President Donald Trump for a second term; the White House narrows its list for where Trump and Kim Jong Un could meet; a hearing is set on Trump’s bid to delay Stormy Daniels’ suit; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2018

Capitol Report: Paul Ryan’s retirement a sign of Republican surrender on deficits, entitlements ... and Congress?

The retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan is a clear sign that major changes to Social Security and Medicare are dead — and perhaps the ability of Republicans to keep control of Congress midway through Donald Trump’s first term as president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

Capitol Report: Paul Ryan’s retirement a sign of Republican surrender on deficits and entitlements

The retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan is a clear sign that major changes to Social Security and Medicare are dead — and perhaps the ability of Republicans to keep control of Congress midway through Donald Trump’s first term as president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

Zuckerberg tells House panel his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg returned to the Capitol after enduring hours of questioning in a Senate hearing Tuesday where he defended the social network's value and pledged to correct its mistakes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

My personal data was sold to third parties: Mark Zuckerberg to House panel

Zuckerberg returned to the Capitol after enduring hours of questioning in a Senate hearing Tuesday where he defended the social network's value and pledged to correct its mistakes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

Capitol Report: House panel says there’s no evidence of Trump campaign collusion with Russia as Democrats blast investigation

The House Intelligence Committee on Friday said it found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, in a report quickly hailed by President Donald Trump but rejected by the panel’s Democrats......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2018

Capitol Report: Pelosi could face challenge from Ohio congresswoman | Vote on Medicare for all sought in new Congress

Ohio Democrat Marcia Fudge says she’s considering a bid for House speaker, in a potential challenge to Nancy Pelosi......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

Capitol Report: Mnuchin is Democrats’ new investigative target | House hearing to focus on presidential tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is Democrats’ new investigative target, the Hil.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Capitol Report: Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn’t talked to Trump about Mueller’s investigation

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told House lawmakers on Friday that he hasn’t discussed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with President Donald Trump, speaking at a tense hearing at which Democrats pressed him about the probe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

Capitol Report: Drugmakers’ CEOs set to get grilled at Senate hearing on rising drug prices

Major drugmakers look set to play defense Tuesday on Capitol Hill, as a Senate panel plans to press the companies’ executives on rising drug prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2019

Capitol Report: SEC examination of quarterly reporting schedule focuses on balancing costs with need for disclosure

The Securities and Exchange Commission held a two-part public panel discussion on Thursday to ask again if reporting earnings quarterly promotes “short-termism” — an unhealthy focus on short-term results to the detriment of long-term performance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2019

Facebook faces second day of Libra opposition on Capitol Hill

Facebook is trying again to sell lawmakers on Libra Wednesday during a House Financial Services Committee hearing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019