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Entries by Ryan Grim from 11/2011

Bank Of America Dropping Plan To Charge Monthly $5 Debit Card Fee

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Bank of America has abandoned plans to begin charging debit card holders five dollars a month to use their cards, a proposal which drew ...

Elizabeth Warren Heckled By Tea Party Supporter

Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics

BROCKTON, Mass. -- Moments into a speech before volunteers here Wednesday evening, Elizabeth Warren was interrupted by a Tea Party supporter who hurle...

Wall Street Transaction Tax Would Raise $350 Billion

Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A minuscule tax on financial transactions proposed by congressional Democrats would raise more than $350 billion over the next nine year...

Karl Rove Attacking Elizabeth Warren (VIDEO)

Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

A Karl Rove-backed group has made the first major ad buy in the Massachusetts Senate contest between Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren and Republ...

Bill Clinton To Advise Financial Firm Run By Longtime Associates Doug Band, Declan Kelly

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President Bill Clinton is teaming up with a top aide, a former State Department envoy, and Tony Blair to start a private equity f...

'60 Minutes' Hit On Boehner, Pelosi Falls Short

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A "60 Minutes" investigation of stock trading by members of Congress singled out House Speaker John Boehner and former Speaker Nancy Pel...

Solyndra Investigator Gary Andres Worked Both Sides Of Loan

Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the House Energy and Commerce Committee met in October to decide what Solyndra-related documents to subpoena from the White House, ...

Siga Technologies, Center Of Smallpox Contract Dispute, Threatened HuffPost With Lawsuit

Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on the Senate subcommittee for contracting oversight is calling for an inspector general's investigation into a biodefe...

Chewed Out By Barney Frank: Reporters Remember (TWEETS)

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the new Congress convenes in January 2013, a familiar scene will no longer play out. Just off the House floor is a room known a...

Occupy DC Plans To Target High-Dollar Democratic Fundraiser

Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Washington arm of the Occupy Wall Street movement plans to target a high-dollar Democratic fundraiser near the group's McPherson Squ...