Rand Paul Sets Up Nationwide Network for 2016, Law Firm Say Christie Wasn't Involved in Bridge Scandal, IMF To Give Ukraine $14-18 Billion: P.M. Links


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    Rand Paul's campaign organization has assembled 200 people across all 50 states, making him the first potential presidential candidate for 2016 to establish a nationwide network in preparation for the election.

  • A law firm that Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) hired to investigate New Jersey bridge closure scandal concluded that the governor was not involved.
  • The International Monetary Fund announced that it intends to give Ukraine $14–18 billion. Part of that package will come from the U.S.
  • The IRS says it will take years to respond to all of Congress's requests regarding the targeting of Tea Party groups.
  • Citigroup shares fell 5 percent after the bank failed a Federal Reserve stress test, an indicator of Citigroup's (in)ability to withstand serious economic downturn.
  • If you live in New York City and don't like juggling your groceries, you better start hoarding plastic grocery bags. The city council just introduced a bill that would impose a 10-cent fee on each bag.

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