Richard Durbin

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Name: Richard Durbin
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Congress backs Obama war plan

Like other presidents before him, Barack Obama asked for and received authority to conduct war.When the president asks for support from Congress to address a national security threat, members of the U.S. House and Senate find it difficult to say no.Perhaps ... [Published News Gazette - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Senate backs arming Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels exposed a deep rift Thursday among Democrats over waging war, with a large bloc of liberals staunchly opposed to the modest mission, fearing another long-term engagement ... [Published HeraldNet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

County official optimistic feds will continue PILT pay

Talks with representatives of Congress and their staff members are giving Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Mike Murray hope that the federal government will continue its payment in lieu of taxes to counties.Murray is in Washington, D.C., with the National ... [Published Helena Independent - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Backs Syria Strategy

WASHINGTON -- Congress wrapped up a two-week session Thursday by funding the government and authorizing a narrow slice of President Barack Obama's strategy against Islamic State militants, each for less than three months.Lawmakers, freed to return home ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Senate gives final passage to Obama's plan for arming Syrian rebels

The Senate gave final approval Thursday to President Obama's plan to arm Syrian opposition groups in the fight against Islamic State militants, a vote that upended party allegiances and hardened opposition to the administration's strategy.Senators faced ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Democrats Say the Darndest Things

Last year President Obama said the Senate amnesty/immigration-surge bill would “strengthen our borders, grow our economy, shrink our deficits.” It would have done no such thing, of course, but at least those claims were relevant to the debate.But the ... [Published National Review - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

REINVESTMENT PARTNERS COMMENDS THE CFPB FOR TAKING ACTION TO GAIN RELIEF FOR STUDENTS OF CORINTHIAN COLLEGES, INC.

Calls on the Department of Education to Enact a Strong Gainful Employment RuleDURHAM, N.C. , Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Reinvestment Partners applauds the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for their action against Corinthian Colleges, I ... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why Congress moved so fast on Syria: It's the election, stupid

Instead of bracing for a government shutdown, Congress is fast tracking a stop-gap funding measure and an amendment to arm the Syrian rebels, as lawmakers prepare to head home to campaign for midterm elections. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio (l.) ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Durbin: Our Amnesty Bill Fights Ebola, Theirs Doesn't

You'll never believe what Sen. Durbin is trying to spin now.Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) is trying to blame the spread of Ebola on House Republicans' opposition to Senate Democrats amnesty plan. Durbin argues the amnesty bill would help address the need ... [Published CNS News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

This Makes No Sense: Democratic Senator Wants to Make International Religious Freedom Agency More Partisan

With large-scale attacks against Christians by groups such as ISIS in Iraq, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and Al-Shabab in Somalia, religious intolerance has been much in the news lately. Christians, of course, are not the only religious group subjected to persecution. ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Durbin: 'Immigration Reform Might Have Made Ebola Problem Less Severe'

Right HooksSep. 17, 2014Sen. Richard Durbin’s (D-IL) said at a hearing on the Ebola crisis that the disease wouldn’t be so bad if only those Republicans in the House would have passed the Left’s comprehensive immigration reform. “We included in the immigration ... [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

No US Bipartisan Anti-Inversion Legislation In Sight »

While Senate Democrats continue to examine specific legislative proposals to deter US multinationals from using corporate inversions to move their tax residence abroad, Republicans remain insistent that any specific anti-inversion legislation should be ... [Published Tax-News.com - Sep 16 2014]

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Durbin added the usual caveats, saying that this effort must be done "without combat troops, with clear accountability and reports and behind a coalition that has arab and muslim nations." He was joined in his aye vote by Illinois' other U S senator, Republican Mark Kirk
..."It's long overdue," Mr. Durbin said. "we are living on borrowed time and traveling on vapors."
"it did calm some concerns" said Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), the assistant majority leader and a close Obama ally...
Durbin, the No. 2 leader,  is the most senior Democrat pushing for a broad debate, suggesting several committees would work together. "we know that we're going to return for a larger authorization question as soon as we get back in november" Durbin said

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Congress backs Obama war plan [Published News Gazette - 7 hours ago]
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Senate backs arming Syrian rebels [Published HeraldNet - Sep 19 2014]
Congress Syria-Rebel Aid Vote Sets Up Fight Ove... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
County official optimistic feds will continue P... [Published Helena Independent - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Backs Syria Strategy [Published Nasdaq - Sep 19 2014]
Walgreen Bulls Bet Investor Activism Will Cure ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
Senate gives final passage to Obama's plan for ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
Congress Passes Syria Rebel Aid, Avoids Federal... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
Democrats Say the Darndest Things [Published National Review - Sep 18 2014]
Democrats divided over broader war debate on Is... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
REINVESTMENT PARTNERS COMMENDS THE CFPB FOR TAK... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 18 2014]
The Quest for U.S. Tax Reform: Fact or Fiction [Published Accounting Today - Sep 18 2014]
Sen. Durbin: Our Amnesty Bill Fights Ebola, The... [Published CNS News - Sep 17 2014]
Why Congress moved so fast on Syria: It's the e... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 17 2014]
This Makes No Sense: Democratic Senator Wants t... [Published Heritage Foundation - Sep 17 2014]
Durbin: 'Immigration Reform Might Have Made Ebo... [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 17 2014]
Elizabeth Warren and Suze Orman Call For Studen... [Published Time - Sep 17 2014]
Durbin: Immigration reform bill would've helped... [Published Washington Times - Sep 16 2014]
No US Bipartisan Anti-Inversion Legislation In ... [Published Tax-News.com - Sep 16 2014]
Dick Durbin vs Jim Oberweis: If the election we... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Sep 15 2014]
Rising Political Pressure Against Inversions [Published Today's General Counsel - Sep 15 2014]
Members of Congress appeal to FTC on children’s... [Published Lexology - Sep 15 2014]
The Burger King Effect [Published The Morning Consult - Sep 14 2014]
Senators Urge Burger King Not to Move to Lower-... [Published Hamodia - Sep 13 2014]
Politico pooh-poohs outrage over corporate inve... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 13 2014]
Feinstein Joins Resolution Commemorating 20th A... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Politico pooh-poohs outrage over corporate inve... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 12 2014]
Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Durbin int... [Published Lexology - Sep 12 2014]
Politico pooh-poohs outrage over corporate inve... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 12 2014]
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Politico pooh-poohs outrage over corporate inve... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 12 2014]
Two days after Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced legislation taking aim at ending corporate inversions, Politico has deemed the Democrats' focus on the practice—corporations buying overseas companies and moving their ...
2 Senators Introduce New Anti-Inversion Bill [Published DealBook - Sep 10 2014]
Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Durbin of Illinois have introduced a bill that would ban companies that have reincorporated overseas from using several popular tax avoidance techniques. ...
Victory! Walgreens Won't Leave The U.S.A. To Av... [Published Crooks and Liars - Aug 06 2014]
Look what we helped make happen: Yesterday afternoon the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch reported the news: “Walgreen Stock Tumbles on Report It Won’t Invert.” Citing unnamed sources (and Sky News), the bulletin reported that Walgreens has decided ...
Walgreen to keep U.S. tax domicile as buys Alli... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
U.S. retailer Walgreen Co (WAG.N) won’t use a full takeover of Europe’s biggest pharmacy chain Alliance Boots [ABN.UL] to move its domicile overseas, it said on Wednesday, following fierce criticism of such tax-cutting deals at home. Walgreen said ...
Walgreen retreats from plan to move tax domicil... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 05 2014]
By Kevin Drawbaugh and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Walgreen Co on Tuesday appeared to back away from a plan to reincorporate abroad to reduce its U.S. taxes, while politicians again urged the White House to curb deals that ...
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