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Obama's Path

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

President Barack Obama accepted the nomination of the Democratic Party with a humble, values-oriented appeal to the voters who elected him in 2008.

Do the New School Food Regulations Actually Hinder Scratch-Cooking?

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 10.29.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

For the majority of districts struggling to meet the new school food standards with inadequate funding and labor, the highly processed, lower priced, heat-and-eat entree will continue to remain an alluring option.

Rogue Moving Companies Under Fire From Feds

Reuters | Mitch Lipka | Posted 11.27.2013 | Small Business

By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) - Jody Phillips thought she had found the perfect mover for her relocation from Tennessee to Utah. The company...

House GOP Passes Anti-Regulation Bill

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led House on Thursday passed legislation that would freeze major government regulations until the unemployment rate, now ...

Mitch McConnell and the Corporate War on Transparency

Donald Cohen | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Donald Cohen

The secrecy campaign is a straightforward effort to preserve and protect corporate power and influence. It's about winning in politics and success in the marketplace.

A Health Care Call to Action for Men: Is There an App for That?

John M. Burns | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
John M. Burns

We need a healthy wireless infrastructure and healthy pro-marketplace governmental policies to ensure health -- not just for men, but for our country and for our economy.

You Can't Have Healthy Businesses Without Strong Government

Dave Johnson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

As much as conservatives want to pretend otherwise, you can't have strong, healthy, prospering businesses without a big, strong government. The kinds...

Fact Check: EPA Regulations Are Not Small Business's Kryptonite

John Arensmeyer | Posted 08.11.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

When it comes to EPA regulations that promote clean and renewable energy, don't believe the hype -- small business owners support 'em.

VIDEO: Industry Groups Insist on Charging You $1,195 to Read a Public Law

David Halperin | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business
David Halperin

Today, private organizations charge U.S. citizens hundreds of dollars simply to read a copy of standards they issue -- even though citizens are required to obey those standards, because the federal government has incorporated them into regulations.

Report: Complying With Regulations Doesn't Affect Companies' Bottom Line

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — While businesses bemoan the cost of regulations, a new study suggests that government enforcement of workplace health and safety ru...

Mark Gongloff

3 Ways Dodd-Frank Could Have Saved JPMorgan $2 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

Somebody throw some water on the irony meter because it's burning up: JPMorgan could have been spared the embarrassment and pain of its $2 billion tra...

Zach Carter

Bank of America Targeted By Protesters And Investors As SEC Weighs Political Spending Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Securities and Exchange Commission considers requiring corporations to disclose their political spending to shareholders, a coali...

Goldman: This Regulation Will Kill 300,000 Jobs

Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

By now, we're almost as sick of writing about Wall Street fighting new regulation as you are of reading it. It's always the same thing: Wah, we're big...

The French Presidential Election: the Roles of Fascism and Fukushima

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Vivian Norris

In general, the French President does not appear to be respected as a statesman. The French do not recognize Sarkozy's way of doing things as being familiar, as representing who they are, whether it be on the left or the right.

Romney, Potential Running Mate Discuss Fishy Business

Portsmouth Patch | Robert Cook and Dany Tuohy | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney made an appearance this morning at the Portsmouth Fish Pier with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), who has been rumored to be a possible running m...

Now the Really Hard Work Begins

Sara Hanks | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business
Sara Hanks

With the ink still drying on the just signed JOBS Act, we are witnessing a new phase in America's economy that will democratize access to capital and change the landscape for investors.

Santorum's Grand Plan Easier Said Than Done

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON--Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's vow to reverse all regulations enacted under President Barack Obama...

Boehner's Plan To Win 2012 Elections Hides In His Coat Pocket

Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

By Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON--Tucked in his left breast-coat pocket where he can pull it out to wave before TV cameras is amm...

Food Trucks Are a Win-Win

Leland Morris | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC
Leland Morris

The D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs' newly proposed vending regulations reflect a number of compromises. On the whole, however, we believe they are a positive step forward.

The Right to Reopen an Adverse Decision From Abroad

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

Our highest law is the U.S. Constitution, defining rights of citizens, of those who are present within our jurisdiction, and controlling issues of national importance such as the making of treaties, protection of our borders, and immigration.

D.C. Food Trucks Gathering Support For New Regulations

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's barely taken 24 hours, but the D.C. Food Trucks Association has already assembled more than 500 signatures in support of new regula...

Marcus Baram

Volcker Rule Limps To Finish Line

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

"The Watchdog" is back off the leash, with more bark and bite. After a six-month break to focus on some other duties here at HuffPost, I'm happy to be...

Republican Nonsense on Regulation

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The GOP's attack on regulation is part of a larger attempt to discredit the idea that government can play a positive role in people's lives. That attack is itself based on a fantasy -- that in the absence of government, human action would yield generally optimal outcomes for society as a whole.

Federal Judge Rudolph Randa Rules SEC Agreement Too Soft

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

A federal judge in Milwaukee has criticized the Securities and Exchange Commission for being too soft with corporate enforcement, marking the second t...

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.