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Barbara Corcoran. SOURCE: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Corcoran: More female angel investors needed to support women entrepreneurs

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Barbara Corcoran built her real estate empire with a $1,000 loan from a stranger. She was 23 and waiting tables when a customer offered her the money to…

Transcript: President Barack Obama’s remarks on the execution of journalist Jim Foley

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s remarks on the execution of journalist Jim Foley by ISIS. The press briefing was held on Aug. 20, 2014:

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Spotlight: Ferguson shooting protests

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Veronica Davis, co-owner of Nspiregreen LLC. SOURCE: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

26 years after passage of Women’s Business Ownership Act, women entrepreneurs still face tremendous obstacles

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

In 1988, Congress passed the landmark Women’s Business Ownership Act to encourage more women to start and build their own businesses. Most notably, H.R. 5050 removed a significant…

SOURCE: Kauffman Foundation

8 key facts about women entrepreneurship in the United States

Monday, August 18, 2014

#1: There are 7.8 million women-owned businesses – accounting for 28.7% of small businesses – in the United States. These businesses employ an additional 7.6 million individuals and…

Barbara Corcoran

Spotlight: Obstacles confronting women entrepreneurs

Monday, August 18, 2014

Articles: Corcoran: More female angel investors needed to support women entrepreneurs 26 years after passage of Women’s Business Ownership Act, women entrepreneurs still face tremendous obstacles to obtain…

Transcript: President Barack Obama’s remarks on the violence in Ferguson, Missouri – Aug. 14, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Partial transcript of President Barack Obama’s remarks on the violence in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday, Aug. 9th. The press briefing…

Mary Margaret Lehmann, caregiver from Minneapolis, Minnesota. SOURCE: finance.senate.gov

Patients & caregivers voice concerns over lack of coordination in treating chronic illnesses

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Stephanie Dempsey suffers from hereditary coronary artery disease, seizure disorder, lupus, and arthritis. By age 44, she underwent two quadruple bypass surgeries, the placement of 27 stents, and…

List of Republican lawmakers who voted against the $17 billion VA reform bill

Friday, August 1, 2014

List of Republican lawmakers who voted against the $17 billion bill to shorten reform the VA and reduce treatment wait time. H.R. 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through…

CIA Director John Brennan. SOURCE: CIA.gov via Flickr

Inspector General confirms CIA spied on Congress

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Central Intelligence Agency hacked into the Senate Intelligence Committee’s computers to search for and remove files related to a congressional investigation into the CIA’s detention and interrogation…