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Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
It my seem strange to anyone who has followed the debate over the causes of the 2008 housing bubble collapse and the resulting financial crisis that triggered the "Great Recession," but it took ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 165 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 08:42 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
Can they help to fix Wall Street? New rules proposed today by commissioners in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The draft ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:32 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Today, the House voted on two bills to weaken Dodd-Frank, undercut mortgage protections, and open the door to higher fees on borrowers. The two bills were H.R. 650 "Preserving Access to ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 04:55 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
The number one complaint against Hillary Clinton among many on the left is that she's "too cozy with Wall Street". If that's true, then you might expect that she would support changes to the Dodd–...
by Scan
Comment Count 117 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New Deal Click here  to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. In ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 06:06 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Come on down and have a sit with me. Just a sit—a brief sit—so's I can tell you a little story my daddy used to tell me when I was knee-high and tow-headed and didn't know shit from Shinola ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 01:15 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Nancy Pelosi is not ready to roll over ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 06:58 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 06:49 AM PST with 39 Recommends
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or do we fight for a ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 179 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 08:07 AM PST with 408 Recommends
Taking a break from pointing out how Obamacare is the success that's still not appreciated by too many, and exposing the consequences of the Tea Party economic Jihad of Brownback in Kansas, Dr. ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 07:14 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Today, the House passed the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 03:45 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 07:36 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Today, the House voted 254 to 159 to exempt private equity firms from financial regulations enacted by the 2010 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (aka "Dodd-Frank"). Here'...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 05:21 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Particularly when that bank has a history of involvement with fraud and mismanagement. The proper level of financial regulation is a complex topic, about which people can have honest differences. ...
by StevenStrauss
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 06:05 AM PST with 6 Recommends
According to the D.C. playbook, when I was elected to minority party in the U.S. House of Representatives last year, I was supposed to divide my time equally between: 1. Twiddling my thumbs, and 2. ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 10:03 AM PST with 371 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland (D. SD) who is running for Senator Tim Johnson's (D. SD) seat regarding JP Morgan:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 09:25 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The links would probably give it away anyway, but cross-posted on MN Progressive Project . It's mid-September 2013, and we're celebrating the financial crisis of ...
by ericf
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 11:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
If you're like me, you're rejoicing over this: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/larry-summers-withdraws-name-federal-reserve-chairman-96824....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 06:18 AM PDT with 8 Recommends