WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate reset a test vote for Friday on President Barack Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve, with her confirmation expected on January 6.
The expected nomination of Sen. Max Baucus to serve as ambassador to China will reveal a side of the senator that has received little public attention, current and former aides say. Mr. Baucus, they say, has always been fascinated with all things China.
(CNN) - Senators were bracing once again Thursday for an overnight session as an ugly standoff over presidential nominations continued between the parties. If it happens, it would be the third all-nighter in the last two weeks, a reflection of the lack of cooperation in the chamber since the majority Democrats forced through new rules […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has chosen Sharon Bowen to fill a commissioner opening on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the White House said on Thursday.
Out Traveler Award Winner: Best Hotel Chain We nominated, you voted, and now we have a winner for Best Hotel Chain of 2013. read more
Today's talk you might've missed: Expect to see a lot of Kendrick Lamar at the Grammy Awards on January 26. The rapper, who's nominated for seven awards, will also perform during the ceremony, along with Imagine Dragons and Daft Punk. [NYT] Of course Beyoncé's self-titled album has already sold 1 million copies on iTunes. After […]
Asshole of the day. Since the Senate isn't doing anything but letting debate time on bills and nominations count down (since Republicans are refusing to yield it), Sen. Jack Reed's (D-RI) asked for unanimous consent for the Senate to pass his three month extension of unemployment insurance. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama’s plan to nominate Montana Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China is changing next year’s Senate race.
Nominated for five awards, including Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album for Random Access Memories and Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group performance for ”Get Lucky,” Daft Punk have announced that they will be… Daft Punk to Perform at the 2014 Grammy Awards is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
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TPM is pleased to announce that we will be awarding our Sixth Annual Golden Dukes on Friday, Dec. 27, in recognition of the year's best purveyors of public corruption, outlandish behavior and The Crazy. The awards are named in honor of former Rep. Show More Summary
Someone out there either doesn’t want Lana Del Rey to get nominated for an Oscar, or they're absolutely fantastic at doing covert marketing for the singer. An anonymous letter claiming to announce the disqualification of Del Rey’s Great...Show More Summary
Our contributors are hard at work discovering the best nail polishes on the market. Nail polish: They may all look the same, but not all are created equally. On Day 4 of our Contributor Beauty Award nomination reveals, we asked bloggers...Show More Summary
Fisher criticizes Obama’s decision to nominate Montana Senator Max Baucus as his next ambassador to China: Baucus is not an obvious choice. He is not completely new to China; he’s traveled there to promote trade, something he’s advocated since at least the mid-1990s. But there’s little on his resume that screams “China,” which is unusual both in that there […]
Carnival (CCL) Q4 2013 Earnings Call December 19, 2013 10:30 am ET Executives Arnold W. Donald - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee, Member of Nominating & Governance Committee and Member...Show More Summary
What a year it's been, this, the Year of Luigi. As our list of Game of the Year nominations may have shown you, there were a lot of great games this year. And a lot of great games that can easily compete for the title of Official Best Game Of 2013. Read more...
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Gangs of New York was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, and yet, I still can’t shake the feeling that Martin Scorsese‘s revenge epic has been overlooked. With a filmograpyy as refined as Scorsese’s, a few gems are bound to go unnoticed, but even at the time of its release many were split by the film. Show More Summary
Just as Nixon shook up the political world by going to Communist China, President Obama has surprised nearly all of us by nominating Senator Max Baucus to be the next ambassador to China. And right in the middle of a flurry of tax reform proposals by the Senator. Show More Summary
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