USA Today: House uses rare procedure to revive Export-Import bank

WASHINGTON — The House launched a rare effort Monday to circumvent Republican leadership in hopes of reviving the Export-Import Bank, which conservatives managed to choke off earlier this year. [Reposted from USA Today  |  Paul Singer, Nathan Bomey and Paul Davidson  |  October 26, 2015] The procedure, known as a “discharge petition,” basically allows a simple majority of…

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Pres Candidate O’Malley opposes TPP

  Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley went after Hillary Clinton on Monday, suggesting the Democratic presidential front-runner has been consistent on only one thing: her support of big banks. [by Jesse Byrnes | October 26,2015 | The Hill] “Hillary Clinton has changed her position on virtually every defining issue in this race except for one —…

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Nucor honors Sen. Sherrod Brown

  MARION – A crowd of Nucor Steel Marion employees cheered and clapped as John Ferriola, the CEO of their company, pledged support to Sen. Sherrod Brown during a presentation honoring the U.S. legislator for his “leadership and support on behalf of Ohio’s 687,000 manufacturing employees and their families.” [by John Jarvis | October 24,2015…

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