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Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'd love to see Hillary Clinton be president'

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'd love to see Hillary Clinton be president'

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and author "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" which encourages women to be confident in the professional world.
Aileen Graef
Scott Brown moves one state north as he seeks return to U.S. Senate

Scott Brown moves one state north as he seeks return to U.S. Senate

NASHUA, N.H., March 15 (UPI) -- Scott Brown has launched a bid to return to the U.S. Senate, this time from New Hampshire, with a speech at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference.
Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- A group of more than two dozen Senate Democrats plan to take, after final votes Monday night, an all-night "talkathon" on climate change.
Gabrielle Levy
Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- An overwhelming 80 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, says the New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday.

Scott Brown's contributor contract with Fox News renewed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., renewed his contract with Fox News, a Fox executive said Wednesday, confirming Brown's denial he and the network had parted ways.
Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

Poll: Clinton trounces others in hypothetical 2016 Dem primary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over other Democrats while the Republican field is muddled in hypothetical U.S. presidential primary races, a poll indicates.

Poll: Huckabee leads hypothetical GOP field for White House bid

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- In a hypothetical Republican presidential primary race for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the field, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates..
Janet Yellen becomes first woman to lead Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen becomes first woman to lead Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Monday voted to confirm Janet Yellen as the first woman to head the Federal Reserve, replacing Ben Bernanke.

Elizabeth Warren ends WH rumors, says she'll finish her Senate term

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pledged to finish her term, squashing speculation that she was mulling a possible bid for the White House in 2016.
Senate committee approves Yellen's nomination as Fed chairwoman

Senate committee approves Yellen's nomination as Fed chairwoman

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Senate Banking Committee Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to serve as the first U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman with a 14-8 vote.
Politics 2016: Is there a White House bid for Sen. Elizabeth Warren?

Politics 2016: Is there a White House bid for Sen. Elizabeth Warren?

There's a movement afoot not to allow Hillary Clinton -- who hasn't even announced whether she'll try a second stab at the White House -- to march unchallenged to the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Possible Hillary Clinton rival Warren touts bank reform

Possible Hillary Clinton rival Warren touts bank reform

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- "Too big to fail" U.S. banks have grown since the financial crisis and could spawn a new crisis, a senator seen as a presidential rival to Hillary Clinton said.
Obama nominates Treasury's Timothy Massad as CFTC chairman amid banking regulatory woes

Obama nominates Treasury's Timothy Massad as CFTC chairman amid banking regulatory woes

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The White House announced Tuesday that Treasury official Timothy Massad will be nominated as chair of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission. The new chair will have a large undertaking in Wall Street reform, replacing current Chairman Gary Gensler.
Sonali Basak
Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

Ex-Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says no to gubernatorial bid

BOSTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said he won't run for governor next year.
Christie, Clinton hottest on Quinnipiac thermometer

Christie, Clinton hottest on Quinnipiac thermometer

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are the hottest politicians on the Quinnipiac University national poll thermometer.

Senate passes bill to lower student loan interest rates

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday handily passed legislation that would restore lower interest rates for most college student loans.
Financial watchdog Richard Cordray sworn in

Financial watchdog Richard Cordray sworn in

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday hailed the long-delayed confirmation of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Sen. Warren proposes Glass-Steagall 2

Sen. Warren proposes Glass-Steagall 2

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said it was time to resurrect the Glass-Steagall Act that for decades separated investment banking from personal banking.

Poll: Markey leads Gomez in Mass. special election for U.S. Senate

BOSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Democrat Edward Markey is 10 percentage points ahead of Republican Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts's U.S. Senate special election, a Suffolk Poll showed Monday.
U.S. focus pulls in Pacific nations for wider trade links

U.S. focus pulls in Pacific nations for wider trade links

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 13 (UPI) -- Latin America's Pacific littoral states Chile, Colombia and Peru will likely be key to cementing U.S. President Barack Obama's Trans Pacific Partnership, analysts say.
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

800 attend immigration reform rally

BOSTON, April 7 (UPI) -- More than 800 immigrants attended a Boston rally held as part of the "Power Up for Citizenship" campaign for immigration reform, officials said.

Chicago River dyed green

CHCAGO, Ill., March 17 (UPI) -- The Chicago River has been dyed green as part of St. Patrick's Day celebrations across the country, organizers said.

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Markets post gains Monday ... FDIC reaching settlements on the QT ... Icahn signs confidentiality pact with Dell ... Boeing close to go-ahead on 777 upgrade ... News from United Press International.

FDIC reaching settlements on the QT

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Settlements made with a U.S. banking regulator over alleged wrongdoing have been handled with a new avoid-publicity clause, released agreements show.
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