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Ryan Grim

Documents Show Geithner's Libor Recommendations Came Straight From Banks | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has so far escaped responsibility for the spreading Libor fixing scandal by releasing documents show...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Rejects Bipartisan Balanced Budget Amendments | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Wednesday rejected two efforts to insert a Balanced Budget Amendment into the U.S. Constitution. Both parties offered v...

Senate Considering Measure That Could Force Draconian Cuts

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday voted against changing the Constitution to require a balanced budget as Congress hit yet another dead end i...

Elise Foley

UPDATE: Boehner Debt Bill Passes House, Dies In Senate | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday to raise the debt ceiling and cut $22 billion from next year's spending. Passed as ...

Nailing a Memo to the U.N.'s Door

Ami Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ami Horowitz

The public and unprecedented rebuke of a sitting Ban Ki Moon by the UN's head of internal oversight is testimony that at the U.N. today, the "existing culture is one of secrecy" and contributes to "a process of decay."