Siri-Like Voice Echoes as Florida Lawmakers Clash

May 1 (Bloomberg) -- Mary, a female robotic voice included in Microsoft Inc.'s text-to-voice software, reads a bill being debated in the Florida House of Representatives. Republican House Speaker Will Weatherford employed the software after Democrats demanded that every bill on the floor be read in full. Democrats are protesting the Republican-majority's refusal to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law. (Source: Bloomberg)

Hedge Funds Can't Sue Over Fannie, Freddie Investments
11:22 - A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that barred hedge funds from suing to overturn the U.S. government’s 2012 decision to capture billions of dollars in the profits generated by the mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after their bailout, sending shares plunging. Bloomberg's Joe Light reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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