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WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee has found no rules violations by lawmakers and staffers who used a VIP loan program from Countrywide Financial Corp. saying the allegations of special treatment fell outside the panel's jurisdiction. The...
Money & CompanyCountrywide VIP loans: Four current House members received Countrywide VIP loans, Rep. Darrell Issa told the House Ethics committee....
Money & CompanySpeculators are stoking another big run in American International Group shares today, on word that former Chief Executive Hank Greenberg???s ideas for restructuring the U.S. rescue of the firm will get another hearing. From Bloomberg News: Rep. Edolphus...
Top of the TicketExcept for Michael Moore, whose new movie posits that capitalism is one big Ponzi scheme, the news Wednesday that banks are thriving and that Wall Street analysts are in line for big bonuses this year seemed to land with all......
Money & CompanyThe U.S. Senate will consider new legislation aimed at limiting federal auto safety officials from working for the automakers they regulate, the first in what is expected to be a series of bills provoked by Toyota Motor Corp.âs sudden acceleration......
Staff ReporterA battle brewing in the auto industry is pitting car manufacturers against independent auto repair shops. The "Right to Repair Act" is at the center of the debate. The "Right to Repair Act" would force auto manufacturers to give independent repair...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Rep. Gary Ackerman [D, NY-5] || Aye || || Rep. Michael Arcuri [D, NY-24] || Nay || || Rep. Timothy Bishop [D, NY-1] || Aye || || Rep. Yvette Clarke [D, NY-11] || Aye || || Rep. Joseph Crowley [D, NY-7] || Aye || || Rep. Eliot...
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The Associated PressToyota CEO Akio Toyoda apologized on Wednesday to Congress - and millions of American Toyota owners - for safety lapses that led to deaths and widespread recalls for accelerator and braking failures. But he disputed claims by some safety experts that...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersIn the nearly five months since it launched a string of recalls to stop its cars from accelerating out of control, Toyota Motor Corp. has been adamant about one thing: It's not the electronics. Company officials first put the blame on floor mats that...
KickingTiresAs automotive technology advances and becomes more specialized, some independent mechanics feel as if automakers are trying to monopolize repair services at their dealerships. This has led to congressional action in the form of the Right to Repair Act....
Edolphus "Ed" Towns, a former social worker and community activist in Brooklyn, New York, is a 13-term veteran in the House, where he serves on both the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Towns...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersPutting the integrity of the national pastime under a harsh spotlight, a House committee questioned a panel of superstars Thursday about steroids in baseball, eliciting sharp denials from several -- and in the case of retired home run legend Mark McGwire,...
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