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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_debt-ceiling_crisis_of_2011

The United States debt-ceiling crisis of 2011 was a stage in the ongoing political debate in the United States Congress about the appropriate level of government spending and its effect on the national debt and deficit. The debate centered around the raising of the debt ceiling, which is normally raised without debate.

www.forbes.com/sites/nathanvardi/2013/04/21/did-obama-and-congress-use-national-security-fears-to-gut-the-stock-act

Apr 21, 2013 ... WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: Surrounded by members of Congress and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. President Barack Obama signs the STOCK Act into law at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 4, 2012 in Washington, DC. The STOCK Act is a bipartisan bill that prevents members of ...

obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2012/04/04/fact-sheet-stock-act-bans-members-congress-insider-trading

Apr 4, 2012 ... “Send me a bill that bans insider trading by members of Congress; I will sign it tomorrow.” -- President Obama, State of the Union, January 24, 2012. In the State of the Union Address, the President laid out a blueprint for an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and ...

www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/04/senate-guts-stock-act

Apr 12, 2013 ... Update: Both houses of Congress passed the repeal of the STOCK Act's broad disclosure provisions, and President Obama signed it on April 15, as we ... In response to national security and personal safety concerns but seemingly ignoring transparency considerations, the Senate rolled back much of the ...

www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/trump-rolling-back-obama-rules

Mar 24, 2017 ... During President Trump's first year in office, Congress and his administration plan to review, revoke and overwrite key parts of his predecessor's domestic legacy. ... The EPA will reconsider pollution guidelines and standards for electric power plants, which were regulated under the Clean Water Act.

sunlightfoundation.com/taxonomy/term/stock-act

All hail Jon Stewart and those clever Daily Show writers for very adeptly (and hilariously -- though not in a very safe for work way) reporting last night how quickly and quietly Congress and President Obama combined forces to gut major transparency provisions of the STOCK Act passed last year. In an election year, they ...

www.nytimes.com/2009/02/24/us/politics/24obama-text.html

Feb 24, 2009 ... Following is a transcript of President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, as recorded by CQ Transcriptions. .... Third, we will act with the full force of the federal government to ensure that the major banks that Americans depend on have enough confidence and enough money to ...

finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout/stock-act-gets-gutted-why-care-173159298.html

Apr 23, 2013 ... A year ago President Obama signed the so-called STOCK Act. The point of the act was to allow the public to see for themselves if members of Congress and their employees were trading on material, non-public information. "The STOCK Act: Bans Members of Congress from Insider Trading" was the bolded ...

www0.gsb.columbia.edu/mygsb/faculty/research/pubfiles/12957/rajgopal%20white%20sec%20aer.pdf

Information Act. We document that a hedge portfolio mimicking SEC buys and sells, covering. 7,197 trades ... These results related to U.S. common stocks are generally robust to the use of calendar time event study ...... Management. Vardi, Nathan, 2013, Did Obama And Congress Use National Security Fears To Gut The.