Frank compared to ‘Real Housewives’

A national gay conservative group likens Rep. Barney Frank and other Democrats to cast members on the reality series “The Real Housewives” in a new national ad campaign. Read the full story from Politico

In charge of consumer bureau, Warren takes new tone

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little more than a month into her job as President Barack Obama’s top adviser on consumer financial issues, Elizabeth Warren has been trying to make peace with the financial industry she once attacked and that rarely had good things to say about her. Read the full story from Reuters

Army sees new rules for combat vehicles soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army plans to release new rules soon for a more affordable ground combat vehicle after abruptly canceling the multibillion dollar competition in late August, a top Army general said on Friday. Read the full story from Reuters

Clinton to meet Japan foreign min. first on Asia trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Japan’s foreign minister next Wednesday in Hawaii at the start of a trip meant to emphasize strong U.S. ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Read the full story from Reuters

Money flows into Nevada’s tight Senate race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate race in Nevada, which late polling suggests is a dead heat, has become a central battlefield in the midterm elections with backers of both parties pouring money into last-minute barrages of television attack ads. Read the full story from Reuters