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Jan 13, 2021 - Now in control of Congress, Democrats are looking to give the U.S. financial system a progressive overhaul, incoming Senate Banking Chairman Sherrod Brown said Friday. It will be a tall task. What we're hearing: "This committee in the past has been about Wall Street," Brown told reporters. "As chair I’m going to make it about workers and their families and what matters to their lives."... https://www.axios.com/democrats-banking-overhaul-progressive-financial-0aa2c04b-b29d-4686-8c7f-98ff76f93606.html
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Jan 12, 2021 - Another recently retired general appears poised to become defense secretary, but outside experts warned Tuesday that both lawmakers and Pentagon leaders will need to emphasize the importance of civilian control of the military to protect public faith in the institution. “It is a short step to the belief that only professional military officers know how to govern military forces,” said Lindsay Cohn, associate professor at the U.S. Naval War College, in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. “Choosing a recently retired general officer and arguing that he is uniquely qualified to meet the current challenges furthers a narrative that military officers are better at things and more reliable or trustworthy than civil servants, or other civilians.”... https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/01/12/bidens-defense-secretary-pick-prompts-new-concerns-of-civilian-control-respect-for-the-military/
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Jan 13, 2021 - Now in control of Congress, Democrats are looking to give the U.S. financial system a progressive overhaul, incoming Senate Banking Chairman Sherrod Brown said Friday. It will be a tall task. What we're hearing: "This committee in the past has been about Wall Street," Brown told reporters. "As chair I’m going to make it about workers and their families and what matters to their lives."... https://www.axios.com/democrats-banking-overhaul-progressive-financial-0aa2c04b-b29d-4686-8c7f-98ff76f93606.html
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Jan 12, 2021 - Another recently retired general appears poised to become defense secretary, but outside experts warned Tuesday that both lawmakers and Pentagon leaders will need to emphasize the importance of civilian control of the military to protect public faith in the institution. “It is a short step to the belief that only professional military officers know how to govern military forces,” said Lindsay Cohn, associate professor at the U.S. Naval War College, in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. “Choosing a recently retired general officer and arguing that he is uniquely qualified to meet the current challenges furthers a narrative that military officers are better at things and more reliable or trustworthy than civil servants, or other civilians.”... https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2021/01/12/bidens-defense-secretary-pick-prompts-new-concerns-of-civilian-control-respect-for-the-military/
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