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Entries by Zach Carter from 06/2012

U.S. Trade Position Protecting High Drug Prices Blasted By U.N. Agencies

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two major United Nations organizations warned world leaders on Thursday to avoid restrictive free trade agreements that may threaten pub...

Mitt Romney Financial Disclosure Form Lists Bain Capital, Goldman Sachs Gains

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney released his personal financial disclosure form for 2011 late on Friday, publicly revealing a host of transactions involving...

Obama Trade Deal Secrecy Insulting, According To Key Democrat

Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has loosened some of its most stringent secrecy policies surrounding a controversial set of free trade negotiat...

Obama Foreclosure Program Criticized By Expert Panel

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Former Wall Street bailout watchdog Neil Barofsky blasted the banking industry on Friday for inflicting a litany of abuses on Amer...

Lynn Szymoniak's Bank Can't Tell Her How Much She Owes On Her Mortgage

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Lynn Szymoniak's four-year foreclosure nightmare is finally over -- but the high-profile activist and attorney said she couldn't f...

Eric Schneiderman's Office Spars With Foreclosure Activist, Blogger

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Relations have soured between some foreclosure activists and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who earned praise for hi...

Obama Trade Document Leaked, Revealing New Corporate Powers And Broken Campaign Promises

Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A critical document from President Barack Obama's free trade negotiations with eight Pacific nations was leaked online early Wednesday m...

Obama Trade Document Leaked, Revealing New Corporate Powers And Broken Campaign Promises

Posted 06.13.2012 | AOL
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WASHINGTON -- A critical document from President Barack Obama's free trade negotiations with eight Pacific nations was leaked online early Wednesday m...

Jobs Crisis Misconceptions: Are Regulations Holding Back Growth? (VIDEO)

Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Repeated Republican efforts to blame government regulations and the alleged growth of government under President Barack Obama for the we...

Obama Invites Mexico To Join Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Talks

Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's administration on Monday formally invited Mexico to join controversial free trade negotiations known as the Tra...

House Financial Services Committee To Lose Hardest Hitting Members

Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the toughest questions for JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon during Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing came from ...

Teresa Sullivan University Of Virginia Ouster Led By Political Donors Lacking Academic Experience

Posted 06.21.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- The leadership coup at the University of Virginia was conducted by a governing board with profound financial means and limited professio...

UVA Teresa Sullivan Ouster Reveals Corporate Control Of Public Education

Posted 06.24.2012 | College

For more than two weeks, the University of Virginia has been in an uproar over the abrupt resignation of school President Teresa Sullivan. Sullivan st...

Darrell Issa Contradicts John Boehner On Fast And Furious, Admits No Knowledge Of Obama Involvement (VIDEO)

Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) contradicted House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday, saying that Congr...

Marco Rubio: Obama Immigration Policy 'Injects Politics' Into Debate (VIDEO)

Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) attacked President Barack Obama's new immigration policy on Sunday, claiming that the new standard, which gran...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks: Senators Demand Access To Controversial Documents After Leak

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four senators sent a letter to the Obama administration on Monday asking for greater congressional access to negotiations on the Trans-P...