Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced his plans to serve as president and managing director of the Wall Street private equity firm Warburg Pincus as of March 2014.
The Supreme Court struck down an Oklahoma official's request for appeal that sought to restore Oklahoma’s ultrasound law, which would have allowed women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to an abortion. The Supreme Court has opted to let a state Supreme Court ruling on the 2011 Oklahoma ultrasound law remain in effect.
The partial government shutdown in October will cost taxpayers more than $2 billion and a quarter percent or more in GDP growth for the U.S. economy this year, claimed a report from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released by the Obama White House November 7.
Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was busy over the weekend explaining that his focus is on running New Jersey and not worrying about running for president in 2016.