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Zach Carter

How The Congressional Black Caucus Went To War With Itself Over Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Gwen Moore does not seem like anybody's idea of a corporate stooge. The Milwaukee Democrat, a single mom who once survived on welfare, has sponsored e...

Summers Out

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even after pointing out how Occupy fell short and how a little agreed-upon focus might have prolonged the movement and allowed it to grow strong, Occupy did succeed spectacularly at their basic goal: changing the American conversation about the economy.

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street Guzzles Millions Off Beer Drinkers, Brewing Company Gripes

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

The Federal Reserve should toughen oversight of big banks such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase due to their negative influence over commodities, i...

Shahien Nasiripour

Wall Street's Commodities Profit Threatened As Federal Reserve Launches Review

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

The Federal Reserve said late Friday it is revisiting a landmark ruling that allowed big banks to enter the lucrative commodities business, raising th...

Shahien Nasiripour

Metal Market Mayhem: Brewers Blast Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A loose coalition of beer brewers, automakers, Boeing and Coca-Cola is accusing big banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, o...

Zach Carter

Warren Pushes Back On Insurance Deregulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday approved new bipartisan legislation to deregulate the insurance indu...

Zach Carter

Insurance Industry Gets In Line For Deregulation With New Senate Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee is considering a new bill to deregulate insurance agent licensing requirements, drawing ire from consumer a...

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Spooked By Possible New Chairman

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The departure of Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) has left a vacancy atop the powerful panel that could fall to on...

Zach Carter

Top Fed Official Endorses Breaking Up 'Too Big To Fail' Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Federal Reserve official is having second thoughts about his 2009 declaration that breaking up the biggest Wall Street banks is "m...

Ryan Grim

Warren Video Of Exchange With Bank Regulators Surges Past 1 Million Views

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A clip of Massachusetts freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren posing a simple question to bank regulators this past week has been viewed more t...

Warren Completes Banking Coup

Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Senate newcomer and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) completed her coup against the banks on Wednesday, securing a spot on the Senate Bank...

President Elizabeth Warren

Stephan Richter | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Stephan Richter

2016 will be the year of the woman in U.S. presidential politics. By electing a woman as president in 2016, the United States can finally leave the era of male-dominated politics at the top to Russia and China. Next, imagine that woman is Elizabeth Warren.

Ryan Grim

Warren Gets Key Committee Appointment

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly two years after Wall Street waged a successful campaign to keep consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren from running the Consumer Fina...

Warren Has Good Chance Of Strong Position

Reuters | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

* Senate aide says Warren can probably get banking panel * Warren pushed for new consumer protection agency * Senate aid...

Zach Carter

Wall Street 'Cash Committee', In Congress To Lose Hardest Hitting Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

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

Ryan Grim

Banks' Favorite Dem Set To Chair Banking Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE -- The decision by Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) to decline to run for re-election raises the possibility that Sen. Tim Johns...