- CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises Updated: Jul-01-15 6:44 pm
NEW YORK - The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out.
- GOP measure would permit longer tandem trucks Updated: Jun-25-15 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Over the objections of safety advocates, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a trucking industry bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.
- Senate GOP denies funds for lawyers for immigrant children Updated: Jun-10-15 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON - A GOP-controlled Senate panel on Wednesday blocked President Barack Obama's request for $50 million to pay for legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children coming to the United States after fleeing violence in Central America.