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Regulators Expected to Penalize JPMorgan Over Lehman Ties - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is expected this week to file a civil case against JPMorgan. The bank is expected to settle the Lehman matter and pay a fine of approximately $20 million. While the penalty is significant for the agency, the sum is little more than a rounding error for a bank as large as JPMorgan.

UGH this is so sad. This is why we need to fight for marriage equality.

Sen. Franken spoke against the Blunt Amendment, which would have given employers the ability to opt out of providing health care that covers contraception if they have a moral objection.

What if there were 83 women senators? Sanders asks the question in response to Senator Blunt's amendment, which sought to limit preventative services for women.

Lautenberg (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor against the Blunt Amendment, an extreme measure that would impair women's access to contraception and other preventive health services.

Sen. Bernie Sanders today defended President Obama’s plan to require insurance coverage of contraceptives for women. “In Vermont and around the country, there is growing anger that members of Congress, mostly men I should add, are trying to roll back the clock on women's rights, in this case the right of women to receive contraceptive services through their insurance plans,” Bernie said.

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White House White Board: The Buffett Rule

Google reports 'alarming' rise in censorship by governments Search engine company has said there has been a troubling increase in requests to remove political content from the internet

Koovagam, India’s Largest Transgender Festival, Opens

NEW statistics show an ever-more-startling divergence between the fortunes of the wealthy and everybody else — and the desperate need to address this wrenching problem. Even in a country that sometimes seems inured to income inequality, these takeaways are truly stunning. Graphic, NY Times: http://goo.gl/zpJKe

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Pres. Obama renews populist pitch, urges Congress to pass the "Buffett Rule" - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talks on MSNBC's "Jansing & Co." about the proposal which would set a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on millionaires.

'Buy American' Campaign Helps Vermont Toy Company

Tax fairness.