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Zach Carter

Larry Summers Just Contradicted Tim Geithner On Obama's Foreclosure Mess | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Larry Summers and Timothy Geithner are clearly not on the same page about that foreclosure crisis they inherited in 2009. The two former Obama admi...

Elizabeth Warren Sidesteps Clinton Question, Says Wall Street Fat Cats 'Strut Around Washington'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) denounced Wall Street instead of criticizing Hillary Clinton on ABC's "This Week." Host George Steph...

How to Fix the Student Loan Crisis (for Real This Time)

Adam Levin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Money
Adam Levin

It's time to return student loans to the discipline of the free market. Only then can tomorrow's graduates enjoy the futures they've been promised.

8 Ways The Government Is Grappling With Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.30.2012 | College

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) thinks Congress should change the law to allow borrowers to have their debt from private student loans wiped clean when fili...

Zach Carter

New York Fed Economists: Bush-Era Bankruptcy Law Fueled Over 200,000 Foreclosures | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Economists at the New York Federal Reserve have concluded that a controversial 2005 law backed by banks and credit card companies pushed...

Ryan Grim

Cramdown Is Back: Banks Against Homeowners, Round 2 | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cramdown is back. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) tells the Huffington Post he plans to revive the effort to give...

Jeff Muskus

Administration Belatedly Pushing Banks To Slow Foreclosures | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Months too late, the Obama administration is pushing the finance industry for further action to stem the vast tide of home foreclosures. The administ...

Ryan Grim

Dodd: White House "Ambivalent" About Bankruptcy Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bankruptcy reform isn't officially dead in the Senate yet, but the post-mortem analysis has already begun. Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) said on Wednesd...

Ryan Grim

Dick Durbin: Banks "Frankly Own The Place" | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has been battling the banks the last few weeks in an effort to get 60 votes lined up for bankruptcy reform. He's losing. O...

Ryan Grim

Bankruptcy Bill Watered Down, Still Fiercely Opposed By Banks | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After weeks of negotiations between Senate Democrats and major players in the financial industry, a compromise bankruptcy reform deal has been reached...

Ryan Grim

Banks' Fifteen-Year Winning Streak Snapped: House Passes Mortgage Relief Bill | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House on Thursday passed bankruptcy reform legislation that dealt the banking industry its first major defeat since 1994. The bill, passed 234-191...