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Entries by Zach Carter from 04/2011

Big Business Dominating Tax Reform Talks

Posted 04.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress grinds closer to shutting down the federal government and the White House floats proposals to cut social services for workin...

Obama's Oil Market Fraud Squad May Miss Wall Street Abuses

Posted 04.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, President Obama unveiled a new working group to combat any fraud or manipulation in the oil and energy markets that may be ...

Swiped: Banks, Merchants And Why Washington Doesn't Work For You

Posted 04.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Charlie Chung runs Cups & Co., a coffee and sandwich shop in the basement of the Russell Senate Office Building. Known on Capitol Hill s...

Bernie Sanders Demands Action From Obama On Wall Street Oil 'Gambling'

Posted 04.29.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) demanded on Thursday that regulators impose limits on oil speculation to help lower the price of gas in a letter sent to P...

Treasury Blocks Regulation Of Market That Sparked $5.4 Trillion Fed Bailout

Posted 04.29.2011 | Business

The Treasury Department plans to exempt foreign exchange derivatives from new Wall Street reform regulations, a Treasury official said Friday, dismiss...