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News Briefing for Monday, February 23, 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: A rare sighting: Republican presidential prospects come to California (TPP-sponsored event) ”California could become the kingmaker on the Republican side in June of 2016, and the people here are going to remember who came and asked for their vote instead of treating the state like an ATM,” said John Berry, statewide co-coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots group. Although Berry acknowledged that the chance of California going Republican in a general election is “a long shot,” he said conservative groups were working to influence elections large and small. The Unite Inland Empire coalition that sponsored the conserv...

Want a solution to Wall Street? Return to free market principles

Over at the Washington Post Wonk Blog, Suzy Khimm discusses how the next four years may look like regarding reformation of Wall Street’s machinations: Four years ago, President Obama was sworn in as a financial crisis was still engulfing the markets and the economy. Now he can point to a Wall Street overhaul that he helped push through Congress, intended to prevent such a meltdown from happening again. But to a large extent, the real impact of those financial reforms will depend on what happens over the next four years. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act passed in the summer of 2010, but more than half of the new rules have yet to take effect. ...