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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPM’s Investments in Senate Banking Well Hedged

When JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee tomorrow, he’ll see some friendly faces on the dais. Or least some appreciative ones. Employees from JP Morgan have contributed generously to senators who just happen to sit...

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Senator Tim Johnson, a Democrat from South Dakota, chairs a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington.

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Senator Tim Johnson, a Democrat from South Dakota, chairs a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington.

Squaring Off Against Jamie Dimon: Tim Johnson

Jamie Dimon won’t be the only one in the spotlight tomorrow. As the JPMorgan CEO comes to Washington to testify about $2 billion in trading losses, it will be Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson holding the gavel. Bloomberg’s Phil...

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington.

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington.

Washington Daybook: Clearing the Air

Regulation of pollutants and JPMorgan will dominate discussions in the nation’s capital today, along with fallout from yesterday’s elections. The Senate Banking Committee will hear from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Federal Reserve, FDIC, and other market regulators on what...

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In the last moments of their administration President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush welcome Barack H. Obama and his wife Michelle in the Blue room of the White House.

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In the last moments of their administration President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush welcome Barack H. Obama and his wife Michelle in the Blue room of the White House.

Washington Daybook: Picture This

Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura drop by the White House today to check out their official portrait and have lunch with the Obamas. The Bushes have pretty much avoided Washington like the plague since departing the...

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JP Morgan Chase headquarters in New York.

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JP Morgan Chase headquarters in New York.

Bankers Snap Up Swaps as Regulation Looms

The bankers are getting nervous. The talk in Washington about heightened regulation — and what seems like an increasingly real risk that talk may translate into action this time — has investors buying more credit-default swaps on Wall Street banks. In...

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid whispers to House Speaker John Boehner with Mitch McConnell left, and Nancy Pelosi in the House Speaker's office on July 23, 2011.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid whispers to House Speaker John Boehner with Mitch McConnell left, and Nancy Pelosi in the House Speaker's office on July 23, 2011.

Washington Daybook: Power Lunch, or Food Fight?

President Obama, seeking to gain the upper hand on economic issues, hosts a luncheon at the White House to talk about job creation with House Speaker John Boehner and Mitch McConnell at one side of the table, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nancy...

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A Chase bank branch at the company's New York headquarters.

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A Chase bank branch at the company's New York headquarters.

What You Need to Know to Talk About JPMorgan in Washington

By BGOV’s Nela Richardson and Christopher Payne The news that JPMorgan Chase & Co. is expecting a $2 billion loss from risky trading has led to calls for increased banking regulation. Bloomberg Government economists Nela Richardson and Christopher Payne put...

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