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Wham! Bam! Comic Book Ads Target SEC Chairwoman

Housing Actions Shored Up by Stronger Finances

Republicans Pressed to Block Obama Housing Actions

Hensarling Looks to Claim New Role: Deal-Maker

House Eyes Terror Insurance Vote as Negotiators Near Agreement

Overheard: Jeb Hensarling Swallows Hard

Ben Bernanke Collection Shows Fed Chairman’s Train of Thought

White House Nominates Rep. Watt to Housing Agency; GOP Opposition Likely

‘Gang of Eight’ Forecasts Immigration Bill Next Week

Bernanke Hardly Dovish Before Senate, Sees Sequester as Risk to Economy

White House Is Taking the Fight to Avoid Sequester Beyond the Beltway

Finance Panel Sets Lew Confirmation Vote for Tuesday

Treasury Nominee Lew Looks on Track for Confirmation After Hearing

Lew Faces No Blockade to Treasury Approval

Senate GOP Again Lines Up Against Consumer Agency Nominee

Republicans Call for NLRB to Shut Down in Wake of Court Ruling on Appointees

Obama Nominates White to SEC, Cordray to CFPB

Senate Democrats Tell Obama He May Need to Hike Debt Limit on His Own

Though He Lacks the Classic Resume, Lew Will Likely Be Popular Choice to Head Treasury

Lawmakers Eye Policy Actions on Debt Limit

GOP, Democrats Continue Public Standoff

Republicans Press, Then Drop, Bid for Senate Vote on Debt Limit Plan

Democrats Don’t Expect Offsets, Debt Talks to Delay Aid

Obama Unilateral Action on Debt Limit Would Risk Political, Legal Battle

No Sale on Housing Refinance Plans in Congress

Bernanke to Credit for Low Rates

Democrats Push Hard on Fiscal Deal

Realtors, Builders Get Busy on Fiscal Cliff

Democrats Try to Band Together on Entitlements Ahead of Fiscal Cliff Talks

Cliff Walk: Now the Three-Way Dance Begins

Obama Set to Meet Business Leaders

Democrats Seek to Set Sharp Lines in Measuring GOP ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Proposals

Will Congress Punt on the ‘Fiscal Cliff’?

Experts Expect Talk, No Action on Limiting Bigger Banks

Mitt Romney’s ‘Repeal and Replace’ Dodd-Frank Plan Leaves Major Gaps

Business Groups Pressing For Russia Trade Bill During Lame Duck

Fed Might Delay Dodd-Frank ‘Stress-Test’ Rule for Banks

Job Creation: The No. 1 Issue, With a Bullet

Energy and Iowa: The Declining Power of Ethanol

Sequester Becomes Silver Lining

Financial Services: Confidence Vs. Consequences

Financial Services: Swipe Fee Sweepstakes

Milbank Finds the Humor in the ‘Tears of a Clown’

American Hubris Leads to Melted Wings in New Foreign Policy Book

Henry Clay Pulled the U.S. Back From the Edge

New Jersey: Garrett Dodges Democratic Trend

American Right, Left Find Common Ground Abroad

Race for Ohio Republican Hobson’s Seat is Open, Not Shut

Dems Press Spending Edge in Tossup New Jersey House Race