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Ben Hallman

With Obama Appointment, Jeopardy Champ Takes On Payday Lenders

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

The new government agency tasked with looking after the best financial interests of ordinary consumers finally has a leader. President Barack Obam...

Wall Street, Repent!

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The principles of clarity, transparency, accountability, and protecting the common good against private greed are not just economic policy matters. On a more transcendent level, they provide the metrics of real repentance.

Goldman = WorldCom = 80+ Senate Votes

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

As Obama today returns to Cooper Union to reprise his arguments for financial regulatory reform, we know this: whatever the ultimate legal merits of the SEC's case against Goldman Sachs, the political impact now will be a game changer.

Arthur Delaney

Dodd Unveils Financial Regulatory Reform Bill With 'Consumer Financial Protection Bureau'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With reporting by Ryan Grim Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) on Monday unveiled a sweeping financial regulatory reform bill designed to prevent future Wall ...

Senate Banking Committee Slaps 'Giant Wall Street Banks,' Argues That Reform Helps Community Banks

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration and its congressional allies seem to be getting more aggressive in the push to pass financial regulatory reform. Last Wednesd...

Let's Call It "Pocketbook Populism"

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Time to take back "populism" from Teabaggers and Palinites who've kidnapped it to only mean less government and taxes. Democrats need to define a phrase and philosophy that tells Independents we're on your side.