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Andrew Perez

House Republicans Vote To Preserve Huge Regulatory Perk For Financial Criminals | Andrew Perez | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on Wednesday officially voted to protect a major regulatory perk for financial criminals. On a party-line vote, the GOP m...

Mark Gongloff

There's One Thing Missing From The Plan To Prosecute Big Banks | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.30.2014 | Business

About five years too late, federal prosecutors are talking tough about cracking down on crimes by big banks. But their boasting so far leaves out one ...

Marcus Baram

Far From Wall Street, Banks Are Being Punished For Misdeeds | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

This story has been updated A former bank president faces 15 years behind bars after being found criminally responsible for fraud that "contributed...

Mr. President, Stop Protecting Bankers From These Law Enforcement Officials

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Lately we've been hearing some strong words from the President about Wall Street crime. But when the cameras and lights aren't around, his Administration's been working feverishly to protect bankers from state law enforcement officials.

They're Sacrificing Us to Save Wall Street -- But "Occupy Our Homes" Could Change That

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There are two exciting 'Occupy' developments this week that could change the equation: 'Take Back the Capitol' in the District of Columbia, and Tuesday's 'Occupy Our Homes' events around the country.

Washington Against Heroes: The Post Attacks Eric Schneiderman

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.06.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There's no better barometer of Washington's debased values and historical blindness than the Washington Post. Today it attacked Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General taking a brave stand against a cushy settlement with America's banks.