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Kim Davis

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Product Warranty Proposal for the Ratings Agencies

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2010 | 4:08 PM

An enduring mystery of the debate about regulatory reform is the extent to which the ratings agencies are a second order issue of concern.

Firms like S&P and Moody's are Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (or "NRSRO") and issue credit ratings that the SEC permits other financial firms to...

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The President's Health Care Reform Symposium

(12) Comments | Posted February 9, 2010 | 5:18 PM

Elections are about making promises and making friends; governing is about making choices and making enemies. If President Obama wants health care reform then, both for political and policy reasons, he needs to start making some real enemies on his left because the strategy of conditioning passage on an all-liberal-with-a-few-moderates...

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National Healthcare Reinsurance Pool

(3) Comments | Posted August 28, 2009 | 2:14 PM

The delay until September of legislative action on health care reform provides a critically needed time out so that the Obama administration and legislators can hit the reset button. We are heading for increasing partisan rancor and a wasted opportunity unless the major players in this effort focus on the...
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