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House Democratic leadership finally released the text of their bill to ban members of Congress from trading stocks. Here's what's in it

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a press conference on Capitol Hill on August 12, 2022. Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images
House Democratic leadership finally released a bill to ban lawmakers from trading stocks.
The text comes after months of back-and-forth between Pelosi and lawmakers, and a vote may come this week.
Interest in lawmakers' stock trades rose after Insider's "Conflicted Congress" investigation .
House Democratic leaders released the text of a bill to ban members of Congress from trading stocks late Tuesday ahead of a possible House vote this week. The...
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Democrats strip Manchin's permitting reform bill from must-pass government funding measure after both Republicans and progressives pledged to vote against it

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia at a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 22, 2022. Shuran Huang for The Washington Post via Getty Images
Manchin's permitting reform plan was struck from a must-pass government funding bill on Tuesday.
Progressives opposed it for environmental reasons, while Republicans want an even stronger bill.
It's a major defeat for the West Virginia Democrat, who might otherwise have a hard time passing it.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia suffered a major setback on Tuesday after his legislation to reform permitting for energy projects was...
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