Saying that "there's more to life than being a United States Senator," Assistant Minority Leader/Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) announced today he will not seek re-election next year.
Hike the Hill now has a hometown cousin, "Hike at Home," and some credit union trade groups are starting to take advantage of the GOP's new House strategy to get closer to constituents.
The ink is barely dry on the financial overhaul bill and already some lawmakers and interest groups are looking at ways to tweak it.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will speak at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the trade association announced today.
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threw cold water on the likelihood that the Senate might revisit the interchange amendment that was passed as part of last year's financial overhaul bill.
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, announced today that she won't seek re-election in November 2012.
Rep. Barney Frank, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, invoked images of the Wild West in blasting efforts by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to repeal the financial overhaul bill passed last year.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is seeking cosponsors for her legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill that Congress passed last year.
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) was elected the 61st Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives today as the 112th Congress began work.
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank expressed concern to the Federal Reserve that regulations limiting interchange fees could increase the regulatory burden on credit unions and other small financial institutions.