This morning's Blue America guest at Crooks and Liars isn't a candidate for office. It's David Waldman (Kagro X), one of the foremost strategic legisl...
We asked a group of industry experts and watchdogs to tell us if they thought the government should leverage its stake in Citi to break up the bank -- and if so, how? Our new report provides some interesting answers to these fundamental questions.
If a Wall Street bank begins to fail, threatening the safety of the financial system, it will be put to death. End of story. Republicans -- the ones who bailed out Wall Street -- just don't want to believe it.
Armando Falcon was the chief regulator attempting to bring order to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the early 2000s, and had he been listened to, a significant part of the housing crisis could have been mitigated.
There is a suffocating, sweltering mood brewing in our country, like that of the anxious early 1960s; one that has gained safe haven in the Republican Party.
Recently authorities uncovered a DVD from the attic of imprisoned Ponzi scheme millionaire Bernie Madoff's family mansion in Montauk, Long Island that captures the family's last Seder together.
Wednesday, the House passed the Senate version of the most sweeping ethics reform package ever put forth by a governmental body with an incredible unanimous vote.
The principles that Helms stood for were bigotry, hatred and fear. Obama passed health care reform, something both Republicans and Democrats have tried to do for decades.
Is it a stretch to think that the uprising of some of today's organizations here in America, such as the Tea Party Patriots, one that is based on fear...
Being a Republican is in my DNA. I was a registered Republican until 2006. Both my parents were rock-ribbed Republicans when they were alive. But they'd never recognize this current bunch of oleaginous hypocrites and fearmongers.
It is not new to me to see what hate looks like. The hate of the Tea Party is not new to me. And yet the turn the Tea Party took this weekend still took me by surprised.
The most pivotal scene in our nation's recent civil rights history was not the election of Barack Obama, it was the moment the Tea Party protesters hurled racial epithets at members of Congress.
When the House Financial Services Comm. begins the next round of congressional action on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, listen carefully to what Secretary Geithner says, and does not say.
So this is what I learned from the last weekend of the health care reform debate. First, lay a coffin at a White House fence and you're subject to arrest.
Here's a word of advice for the opposition party: If you blockade financial reform and cozy up too publicly to the big banks, it could be your Waterloo.
The elections this fall are going to be lost or won, to some extent, this week. It is dangerous to rest now, or gripe. This huge accomplishment is only a beginning and one that needs to be fostered, protected, and bragged about.