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What Is the Ex-Im Bank Hiding?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

It seems the Export-Import Bank of the United States is once again putting up walls to keep the duly-elected representatives of the American people from getting a look at their inner workings.

Southern Conservative Named To House Leadership Post

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday rounded out their new leadership team with another Sout...

Freedom From Fear, Redux

Jim Moore | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Jim Moore

There is almost nothing to which a person aspires that can be gained without compromise. The American people do not need to be made afraid of contrariness, or impassioned dissent, or of cooperation. That is a fear that will surely scuttle our democracy from within.

Conservatives Want 'More Backbone From The Republican Party'

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Republican Patrick McHenry's loudest constituents have no desire to see conciliation on gridlocked Capitol Hill, unless it co...

Grieving Mother Confronts GOP Rep About Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Several North Carolinians attended a town hall held by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) in Swannanoa to confront McHenry about Obamacare on Wednesday, in...

Shahien Nasiripour

Too-Big-To-Jail Dogs Obama's Justice Department

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice appears to have neither conducted nor received any analyses that would show whether criminal charges against large fina...

Zach Carter

Dem On New Derivative Rules: 'This Could Come Back And Haunt You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Committee approved six new bills to deregulate Wall Street derivatives on Wednesday, advancing legislation that would expand tax...

JOBS Act Rule Poses Early Test of SEC Chairman Walter's Leadership

Barbara Roper | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Barbara Roper

She now has an opportunity to show that she also has the strength of character to lead this often-fractious agency in these difficult and challenging times. Nothing less than the safety and integrity of our capital markets depend on the choices she makes.

Patrick McHenry Owes Scott Brown a Big Apology

Mike Lux | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Rep. Patrick McHenry wanted Elizabeth Warren to not be head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He got his wish. But now Massachusetts has a fearsome Senate candidate who has Republican Sen. Scott Brown very nervous.

Unleash America's Grassroots Investors With Crowdfunding

Patrick Ruffini | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Patrick Ruffini

By routing around traditional sources of seed-stage funding and raising money directly from friends or people who believe in your idea on the Internet, smart entrepreneurs in every community can have a shot.

Consumer Protection Agency Could Watch Over '100,000 Firms'

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

That "little government agency," as it was described by its staunchest defender, Elizabeth Warren, could end up overseeing tens of thousands of firms ...

Elizabeth Warren's Defenders On Facebook

The New Republic | Tiffany Stanley | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, Representative Patrick McHenry called Elizabeth Warren a liar. Twice. As Obama’s advisor for the new Consumer Financial Protection Burea...

An Open Letter to Chairman Patrick McHenry Regarding Accusations Against Professor Elizabeth Warren

David Arkush | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
David Arkush

Chairman Patrick McHenry Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs Committee on Oversight and Government...

Michael McAuliff

Elizabeth Warren Fans Flame Patrick McHenry On Facebook

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Patrick McHenry's pants may not be on fire, but his Facebook page is getting thoroughly flamed after he called Elizabeth Warren a l...

Rep. Patrick McHenry's Wall Street Goon Squad Targets Elizabeth Warren -- and America's Consumers

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Elizabeth Warren tells the truth, talks straight, and fights for the middle class, and that makes her dangerous to the people who call the shots for "leaders" like Patrick McHenry and Spencer Bachus.

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: GOP Botches Multiple Facts, Calls Elizabeth Warren A Liar

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans attempting to grill Elizabeth Warren on the creation of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau had to be schooled repe...

GOP Congressman: Consumer Protection Bureau Has 'Virtually Unchecked' Power

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

The Republican attack on Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows little sign of soon fading. Continuing the months-long...

William Alden

Regulators Decline To Identify What Counts As 'Inordinately Large' Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Testifying Friday before the House Financial Services Committee, three regulators endowed with new powers by the Dodd-Frank financial reform act outli...

Ronald Reagan $50 Bill?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — A U.S. congressman from North Carolina wants the $50 bill redrawn to feature the face of former President Ronald Reagan. Republ...

This Week In Questionably Scheduled Fundraisers

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LIQUIDITY LUNCH: According to an invitation obtained by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) scheduled a noon fundraiser...

Patrick McHenry: "All We Can Talk About Is Tax Cuts"

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry, a GOP deputy whip who keeps a bust of Ronald Reagan on his desk, has declared that the era of Reagan economics is ove...

GOP Rep: "Our Goal Is To Bring Down Approval Numbers" For Dems

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP Rep. Patrick McHenry, a key player in helping craft the Republican message, has offered an unusually blunt description of the Republican strategy...

Who Wants To Extend And Deepen The Bush Economic Miracle?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

There is no getting around the fact that the Republican Party mania against the federal regulatory agenda protecting consumers and workers has been part of the McCain gestalt.

2008 North Carolina CD-10 General Election:
McHenry (R-i) vs Johnson (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NC-10: McHenry vs Johnson

Pentagon To Patrick McHenry: Stop Showing Green Zone Video

McClatchy | Lisa Zagaroli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pentagon told a North Carolina lawmaker Tuesday that he couldn't re-air a video he'd shot in Baghdad after accusations surfaced that he breached o...