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Bank tax seen in plan coming from U.S. Congress’s top tax writer

WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – A bank tax similar to one that President Barack Obama once proposed may be part of a broad tax reform package expected to be floated on Wednesday by the top Republican tax writer in the U.S. Congress, lobbyists and analysts said on Friday


Obama to push manufacturing, economic agenda in North Carolina

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday pitches his economic agenda in North Carolina, a battleground state in the last two national elections that has veered sharply to the right under a Republican governor and a Republican-controlled state assembly.


Sarah Palin tells Iowa conservatives it’s time "to stiffen our backs"

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who rallied members of the Tea Party in their failed effort to defund Obamacare, lashed out on Saturday against members of the Republican Party who agreed to end the government shutdown.


U.S. lawmaker calls for tech officials to testify about Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials who helped develop or oversee the rollout of the flawed Obamacare website will appear before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee next week, the panel’s Republican chairman said on Thursday


ForexLive Asia Wrap: Currencies range-bound against USD to open the week

The forex trading headlines for Asia: Monday 21 October, 2013 Weekend news: British finance minister Osborne: Actively looking at breaking up RBS , create “bad bank” for problem loans Head of the German Bundesbank Weidmann tells Merkel to keep a tight grip on government spending Tea Party groups targeting two Republican U.S. senators who backed a bipartisan budget plan, and Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says ” there will not be another government shutdown.