By Daniel Bush
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Saher Khan
Tucked into the new federal spending bill that passed this week was a provision to loosen banking regulations on hedges known as derivatives or swaps, rolling back part of the Dodd-Frank Act that was enacted after the financial crisis. Dennis…
By PBS NewsHour
Labor Secretary Perez: 'Level Playing Field' Needed for American Workers…
Obama Speaks from University of Hartford…
With Increasing Number of Boeing 787's Electrical Problems, FAA Compelled to Act…
JPMorgan Losses: Sens. Levin, Corker Debate Implementing Financial Regulation…
When Dodd-Frank regulations went into effect in the wake of the financial crisis, the intention was to create new oversight and reduce systemic risk. Part of our After the Fall series on what's happened since the meltdown, Jeffrey Brown and…
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory…
Ray Suarez talks to the chairmen of the president's oil spill commission about how companies can adopt practices to lower the risk of another massive oil spill like the one that devastated the Gulf of Mexico.
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