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Topic - General Accountability Office
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen, President Obama's choice to head the central bank, said on Thursday that she objects to legislation auditing the Fed if it allows Congress to scrutinize and pressure central bankers' deliberations over interest rates and monetary policy.
A second Navy SEAL who reportedly fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden is challenging an earlier version of events that said the al Qaeda leader was killed by a commando outside bin Laden's room.
I am in favor of immigration reform. I am also wary of reforms granted now for a promise of border security later.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I am the widow of a deceased military, and I am eligible for the military ID. I have been renewing it periodically. There are two possible locations near Dallas, Texas, where I live where I can renew my ID card. However, when I call, no one ever answers.
It's time for a serious housecleaning at the Fed. A recent audit by the General Accountability Office found a lack of transparency at the Federal Reserve. That's putting it mildly. There's no excuse for the shady dealings at the central bank - reform is long overdue.
As proponents of criminal justice reform, we at the Justice Policy Institute agree with many of the points made in the column by Rep. Michael M. Honda, California Democrat, and actor Martin Sheen ("Drug courts crucial to criminal justice reform," Commentary, June 29).
You choose, John
You choose, John