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Democratic lawmakers seek to ban credit discrimination against LGBT people

Two Democratic lawmakers  introduced a bill designed to eliminate discrimination against LGBT people when seeking credit for student loans, home mortgages, credit cards or other types of credit on Thursday. The Hill reported that Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit…

Senate Democrats to unveil first budget in four years

President Barack Obama’s Democrats will unveil their first budget in four years this week in the US Senate, while House Republicans will put forward their own blueprint. But the two are unlikely to be reconciled. Congress, aiming to ultimately craft a broad plan that can help reduce the swollen national…