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Sen. Shelby Curbs Crony Capitalism at Revived Ex-Im Bank

Sen. Richard Shelby, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, is successfully blocking the appointment of a third board member at the unpopular Export-Import bank, according to a report from the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal site.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on October 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The dinner is a major fundraiser for Iowa's Democratic Party. (Photo by

Hillary Clinton Endorses Ex-Im Bank To Appease Lincoln Bedroom Donor

The Hillary Clinton endorsement of the Ex-Im Bank at the Politics and Eggs breakfast in Manchester, New Hampshire attracted scrutiny on Capitol Hill, where Clinton’s longstanding financial ties to Ex-Im chairman Fred Hochberg are a matter of public record.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses the annual conference of the Export-Import Bank April 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. The conference brings together companies from around the world to meet U.S. exporters to learn how foreign buyers of American-made products and services can obtain loans with lower interest rates and …

Business Groups Push Congress to Revive Export-Import Bank

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs conducted a subcommittee hearing on Friday over whether or not Congress should reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank, which expired this summer, with many businesses encouraging Congress to vote to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank next week.

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Boeing Dumps CA Workers Over Ex-Im Bank

Boeing seems to be retaliating against House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for leading the effort to defund the Export-Import Bank by announcing several hundred California job cuts.

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Congress Barrels Toward Highway Funding Deadline, August Recess

Monday night the Senate voted to advance its six-year highway legislation, including an extension of the Export-Import Bank attached. Conservatives are, however, staunchly opposed to Ex-Im’s reauthorization and House Leadership has indicated it will not take up the Senate’s bill.

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Ex-Im Bank Crucial to Clinton Crony Capitalism Faces Closure

The Export-Import Bank generates headlines because, after more than three-quarters of a century, it is about to go away. But it won’t go away if Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, can do something about it.