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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • How to Make Money Trading: Hack Into SEC, Peek at 157 Secret Earnings Reports>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 4:56 AM:)
    <>According to a government complaint, a hacker and his associates spent six months rooting around the SEC’s corporate-filing system. The disclosures of how the hack worked is a black eye for the agency, which is itself responsible for policing companies’ cyber defenses.> <>
  • House Lawmakers Formally Admonish Rep. Steve King for Racist Comments>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 4:28 AM:)
    <>The House passed a resolution of disapproval aimed at Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments questioning why white supremacy was deemed offensive in the U.S., which spurred lawmakers, including fellow Republicans, to encourage the nine-term congressman to find a new job.> <>
  • Barr Defends Mueller, Says He Won't Cave to Pressure From Trump>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 3:52 AM:)
    <>Attorney-general nominee William Barr promised on Tuesday never to cave to political pressure from President Trump, and to allow Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election interference to proceed to its conclusion.> <>
  • White House Looks to Chip Away at Democrats' Resolve on Shutdown>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 3:39 AM:)
    <>The White House is working to peel off rank-and-file Democrats from the party leadership to pick up votes for President Trump’s proposed border wall, but is finding little appetite from caucus members to negotiate on their own.> <>
  • Purdue Pharma Family Influenced Opioid Marketing, Lawsuit Says>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 3:07 AM:)
    <>Internal emails emerged Tuesday in an amended complaint that showed Sackler family members may have participated in the aggressive marketing of opioids.> <>
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to Launch Exploratory Committee for 2020 Presidential Bid>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 2:44 AM:)
    <>Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday that she is forming an exploratory committee for the 2020 Democratic nomination, seeking to mobilize women who have fueled opposition to President Trump.> <>
  • Senate Advances Measure to Block Rusal's Dropping From Sanctions List>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 2:28 AM:)
    <>The vote will likely rattle global aluminum markets amid worries that Russian company United Co. Rusal, the world’s second-largest producer, will remain off limits if lawmakers are successful in rejecting the Treasury Department’s proposal.> <>
  • Lawsuits Challenge Rules Limiting Who Can Perform Abortions>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 1:54 AM:)
    <>Lawsuits pending in at least nine states are seeking to strike down statutes that permit only doctors to perform the procedure. The aim is to expand access in less-populated areas by allowing clinicians such as certified nurses and midwives with advanced degrees to provide early abortion services.> <>
  • Jerome Corsi Says Mueller Subpoenas Stepson>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 1:37 AM:)
    <>The conservative author said prosecutors looking into Russian election interference have ordered his stepson, Andrew Stettner, to appear before a grand jury. The investigation is focusing on Mr. Corsi’s links to Trump adviser Roger Stone and WikiLeaks.> <>
  • New U.S.-Bound Migrant Groups Set Off From Honduras>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 1:34 AM:)
    <>A new caravan of Honduran migrants has set out toward the U.S., prompting President Trump to press his case that a border wall is the only way to stop illegal immigration.> <>
  • China's Confidence Rises in Its Military, U.S. Says>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 16 2019 - 12:19 AM:)
    <>China’s military ambitions have given its leaders growing confidence about their capabilities, according to a new U.S. assessment that warns that Beijing may believe it can wage a regional conflict while maintaining its expanded global presence.> <>
  • Why Fast-Food Burgers at the White House? Because Shutdown Furloughed Staff>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 11:25 PM:)
    <>When President Trump served fast food to football players at the White House Monday night it drew attention to a little-noted element of the more than three-week-old partial government shutdown: The president’s own staff is feeling the squeeze.> <>
  • PepsiCo CEO, Treasury Official Among Candidates to Head World Bank>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 11:04 PM:)
    <>The former chief executive of PepsiCo and a Treasury Department official are among the candidates the Trump administration is considering to head the World Bank, an administration official said.> <>
  • Mueller Probe Likely to Restrict Michael Cohen's Testimony>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 10:47 PM:)
    <>The House testimony next month by Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, is expected to be highly restricted to avoid interfering with the special counsel’s Russia investigation, suggesting the hearing may be less explosive than anticipated.> <>
  • FAA Orders Nearly 3,000 Safety Employees Back to Work>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 10:45 PM:)
    <>The FAA has ordered nearly 3,000 inspectors and other employees in safety-critical jobs back on the job.> <>
  • More Than Half of IRS Employees to Work During Tax-Filing Season>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 9:27 PM:)
    <>More than half of Internal Revenue Service employees will work during the coming tax-filing season, and in a reversal of past practice, the agency will issue tax refunds even if the partial government shutdown continues.> <>
  • Census Can't Ask About Citizenship, Judge Rules>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 7:26 PM:)
    <>The Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census was unlawful “for a multitude of independent reasons,” a federal judge in New York ruled.> <>
  • House GOP Removes Steve King From Panels After Comments on White Supremacy>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 4:09 PM:)
    <>Republicans stripped Rep. Steve King from his committee assignments on Monday for questioning what was wrong with white supremacy in the U.S., and House Democrats took steps to admonish the Iowa Republican.> <>
  • Trump Honors Clemson With Feast Fit for a (Burger) King>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 2:16 PM:)
    <>President Trump hosted the Clemson football champions with a fast-food feast. The White House said he personally paid for the catering, which included McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and Domino’s Pizza.> <>
  • Pentagon Extends Deployments at Mexican Border to September>
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 15 2019 - 1:38 PM:)
    <>U.S. troops will remain on their mission at the border until Sept. 30, the Defense Department announced Monday, as President Trump and Democratic lawmakers are deadlocked over building a wall.> <>

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