House takes broad aim at Obama on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are taking broad steps to overturn President Barack Obama's immigration policies and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as kids.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House GOP majority aiming to soften financial overhaul law


WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression.

  • Written by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer

MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag


NEW YORK (AP) — MetLife is challenging its U.S. designation as a company that is "too big to fail," a tag given to corporations that the government believes could pose a risk to the economy in the event of a collapse.

  • Written by MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer