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There are only a few days left before the U.S. government adds yet another regulation for American truckers to follow.
Here's a look at the major mandate due Dec. 18.
The fate of the nation's healthcare is up to Congress.
And right now there's a bill with serious bipartisan support making its rounds through the chambers.
This proposal was supposedly crafted with taxpayers' future well-being in mind.
Times must be tough when you're a member of Congress pulling down $174,000 a year, and you're forced to sleep on a cot in your office because you can't afford an apartment.
Or so our lawmakers would like us to believe. They've started to float an idea that would grant each member a $2,500 per month housing stipend in addition to their fat salary and generous benefits. That extra money, of course, would come straight out of the pockets of taxpayers.
Politicians from both parties make every effort to waste your vote in congressional elections. And they keep getting better at it.
More and more, congressional districts are drawn to ensure either a Republican win or Democratic win. That wastes votes in districts with landslide victories while making it easier for extremist candidates to get elected.
There's a looming budget crisis involving America's defense program - what's known as the "nuclear triad."
No one's talking about it.
But it's going to cost U.S. taxpayers big - as in "trillions of dollars" big.
U.S. President Barack Obama will address the condition of the nation and outline his legislative agenda in his State of the Union 2015 on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
He will touch on a major tax overhaul, cybersecurity, and economic recovery. But serious issues aside, millions of television viewers watch the address for more than intellectual debate...
They also tune in for a little social experiment. When you round up a heavily fractioned 535 Members of Congress in one room and force them to listen to a speech from our lightning-rod President, it is nigh-guaranteed some antics will occur.
The 2015 State of the Union Address has investors across the country awaiting President Barack Obama's new tax policy, without question the biggest issue tonight. He's looking to raise an additional $320 billion in taxes.
This is the first time President Obama will deliver the speech to a Republican-controlled Congress, so he'll likely hear less applause from Congress than in previous addresses.
Wall Street is about to get paid back by D.C.'s new bosses. Because all politicians are snakes. And some of them are rattlesnakes.
On Jan 14, the House of Representatives passed an act providing banks an additional two years to comply with the Volcker Rule. What does this mean?
The battle over the Keystone pipeline has become one of the foremost issues in Washington today.
That's the problem.
The great fallacy of the Keystone XL pipeline is that whether it gets built or not is much less important than craven politicians in Washington would have you believe. Both Republicans and Democrats have turned up the rhetoric on the Keystone pipeline mainly to serve selfish political interests.
Congress quotes: Nearly all members of Congress raked in salaries of $174,000 per year (not including outside contributions) since 2009, according to a Dec. 30, 2014 report from Congressional Research Service.
But according to popular opinion, these folks don't deserve six-digit compensation...
Public approval of Congress averaged 15% in 2014, and a record low 14% in 2013 according to Gallup.
One reason for such high disapproval of our nation's lawmakers: the things they say...
The 114th Congress is now in session. U.S. President Barack Obama for the first time faces a Congress that has Republicans running both chambers.
What President Obama can expect from the GOP Congress in 2015 will matter to investors. Many issues on the agenda, such as corporate taxes, trade, and a higher minimum wage will impact stocks.
Given the gridlock of recent years, the easy assumption is that nothing will get done. But the two sides have more incentive to work together in 2015.
Last Thursday, you were all shocked (not) to consider the possibility that members of Congress might be making money by dishing out dirt on legislation they're brewing up, this time to traders who profited from leaky pipes in the Senate or House.
I'm going to tell you what the feds and the courts are trying to do here. I expect a full-on, separation-of-powers battle royale.
After three years of squabbling, Congress finally has passed a new five-year farm bill. However, many don't realize that almost every American will be touched by this bill. And this time around, a lot of big changes were made.