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Obey the Man With the Purse

October 2, 2007 - by Donny Shaw

As Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, David Obey (D-WI) holds the purse strings for the Iraq War. This morning he announced that he will not release any more money for the war in Iraq unless the President is willing to meet Congress half way.

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Overdraft Protection Protection

October 1, 2007 - by Donny Shaw

Ever been burned by your bank for accidentally spending more than have you actually have in your account? Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) sympathizes. She is preparing to bring a bill to the House floor that would protect consumers from the costs of unknowingly dipping into overdraft on their accounts.

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