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  • Wells Fargo Puts a Ceiling on Subprime Auto Loans

    1 March 2015, 9:34 pm by: By MICHAEL CORKERY and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG

    Fearing increased risk and slipping standards, Wells Fargo will keep new subprime car loans to no more than 10 percent of its total auto loans.
  • Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study

    1 March 2015, 9:33 pm by: By ROBERT PEAR

    Investigators are recommending that Medicare officials take immediate action to reduce unnecessary prescriptions to older Americans with dementia.
  • Kerry Is Pushing for Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks

    1 March 2015, 9:32 pm by: By MICHAEL R. GORDON

    With so much at stake in the Iranian nuclear talks, John Kerry’s relentless negotiating style and repeated meetings with Iran’s foreign minister have become part of the debate.
  • Justice Department to Fault Ferguson Police, Seeing Racial Bias in Traffic Stops

    1 March 2015, 9:05 pm by: By MATT APUZZO

    The report, which is expected to be released as early as this week, will force Ferguson officials to either negotiate a settlement with the Justice Department or face being sued by it on civil rights charges.
  • G.O.P. Race Starts in Lavish Haunts of Rich Donors

    1 March 2015, 8:50 pm by: By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and JONATHAN MARTIN

    In one resort town after another, the Republican presidential hopefuls are making their case to exclusive gatherings of donors whose wealth was unleashed by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.
  • Anthony R. Cucci, Jersey City Mayor, Dies at 92

    1 March 2015, 8:08 pm by: By BRUCE WEBER

    Mr. Cucci, a Jersey City guy through and through, won a bruising campaign in 1985 but later lost a re-election bid to the same opponent, Gerald McCann.
  • Netanyahu’s Visit Bringing Uninvited Problems for Jewish Democrats

    1 March 2015, 8:04 pm by: By JONATHAN WEISMAN

    The division caused by the Israeli prime minister’s coming speech to Congress is keenly felt among the Jewish members of Congress — all but one of them Democratic — and seems to reflect the dismay of American Jews.
  • 10 Questions for Senator Orrin Hatch

    1 March 2015, 8:00 pm by: By JOHN HARWOOD

    The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is a key figure in efforts at revising the tax code, but he says partisanship will be an obstacle.
  • Netanyahu’s Speech Opens Political Divisions in Israel, Too

    1 March 2015, 5:48 pm by: By ISABEL KERSHNER

    The debate over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coming speech to Congress is taking place in a highly charged election period in Israel and has spawned a fraught debate.
  • Kerry Welcoming, but Wary of Netanyahu

    1 March 2015, 12:11 pm by: By HELENE COOPER and MICHAEL R. GORDON

    Secretary of State John Kerry tried to lower the temperature in the three-way fight among congressional Republicans, the Obama administration and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.
  • Detained American Missionaries Leave Venezuela

    28 February 2015, 7:48 pm by: By WILLIAM NEUMAN

    The four missionaries, who were held for three days and questioned by Venezuelan authorities, were on their way home on Saturday.
  • Martin O’Malley, in Veiled Jab at Hillary Clinton, Derides Politics of ‘Triangulation’

    28 February 2015, 4:00 pm by: By MAGGIE HABERMAN

    Mr. O’Malley, the former governor of Maryland, and Mrs. Clinton may end up facing each other in the presidential primaries.
  • U.S. Seeks to Deport Bosnians Over War Crimes

    28 February 2015, 2:10 pm by: By ERIC LICHTBLAU

    Immigration officials are moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians living in the United States who they say took part in war crimes in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
  • Economic View: Dynamic Scoring Is Defensible but Has Drawbacks

    28 February 2015, 1:17 pm by: By N. GREGORY MANKIW

    The adoption of dynamic scoring for evaluating major changes in tax and spending policy makes sense in theory, but could create havoc in practice.
  • HistorySource: L.B.J. and Truman: The Bond That Helped Forge Medicare

    28 February 2015, 10:00 am by: By MICHAEL BESCHLOSS

    Lyndon Johnson admired Harry Truman and identified with his political career, his treatment by historians and his relationship with the public.
  • House Passes One-Week Funding Extension for Homeland Security

    27 February 2015, 10:45 pm by: By ASHLEY PARKER

    The agreement was reached after a setback for Speaker John A. Boehner and his team earlier Friday, when the House voted against their original plan to extend funding for the department for three weeks.
  • Former Obama Campaign Aide Now Works to Oust Netanyahu

    27 February 2015, 9:34 pm by: By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

    Jeremy Bird, a former Obama campaign organizer, has drawn fire from Republicans for his consulting work on an effort to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • Senate Panel Approves Loretta Lynch to Be Attorney General

    27 February 2015, 9:15 pm by: By EMMARIE HUETTEMAN

    The Senate Judiciary Committee sent the nomination of Ms. Lynch to the full Senate for what is likely to be a contentious vote.
  • News Analysis: New Party in Charge, Same Challenges

    27 February 2015, 9:12 pm by: By CARL HULSE

    Congress is stalled in a tense meltdown that threatens funding of the Department of Homeland Security.
  • White House Proposes Broad Consumer Data Privacy Bill

    27 February 2015, 8:56 pm by: By NATASHA SINGER

    Under the proposed legislation, called the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act, industries would draw up their own codes of conduct on handling customer data, which regulators would enforce.

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