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Is Paul Volcker Barack Obama's Potted Plant?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If after all the fanfare, photo ops, and promises to fight, the Obama administration shamefully doesn't manage to get the Volcker rules into an already weak financial reform bill, I hope Volcker doesn't wait until the next life to speak out.

A Disturbing D.C. Whodunit [Update II]

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The mystery over who killed a provision in the stimulus package that would have curtailed bonuses at bailed out companies is a disturbing D.C. whodunit. But even more disturbing is what it reveals about how our government is run.

Sam Stein

Congress, White House Pointing Fingers Over Who Killed Bonus Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The question of who killed a provision that could have reined in lavish bonuses issued by bailout recipients remains a mystery, with key players eithe...