NFL presses Congress on terrorism insurance By Kathleen Hunter, Bloomberg | June 2, 2014 Renewal of a U.S. terrorism insurance plan is gaining momentum in Congress. House sits on Russian sanctions By Kathleen Hunter, Bloomberg | March 28, 2014 The legislation, intended as punishment for Russia’s incursion in Crimea, passed the Senate yesterday with broad bipartisan support [but]... remains unfinished until Congress returns next week. Efforts to speed Yellen confirmation include Reid-Paul talk By Kathleen Hunter, Bloomberg | December 19, 2013 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid met with Republican Senator Rand Paul in an effort by Democrats to speed Janet Yellen’s confirmation as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Yellen confirmed by U.S. Senate to become 15th Fed chairman By Kathleen Hunter, Bloomberg | January 7, 2014 Janet Yellen won U.S. Senate confirmation to become the 15th chairman of the Federal Reserve and the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history. Will no drama debt ceiling increase be bullish? By Kathleen Hunter, Bloomberg | February 12, 2014 Senators will vote on the debt limit measure at about 1:45 p.m. Washington time, said Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat.