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Elise Foley

Issa, Cummings Clash Over Subpoenas Of Obama Administration | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa issued two subpoenas this week targeting the Obama administration, reigniting a dispute with Democrats on the House Ov...

Chris Dodd, Phil Gramm, and the Legacy of a Statesman

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

In the past 24 hours, Dodd appears to have been going to bat for Wall Street, not out of concern for any greater political good, but exclusively for the purpose of padding the profits of big banks.

Tim Taliaferro

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Subprime Mortgages | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House oversight committee is launching an investigation into deceptive and predatory lending practices that contributed to the economic recession,...

Freshman Democrat Quigley Set To Break Ranks With Party Over Dodd, Conrad Subpoenas

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Seniority, party loyalty and congressional etiquette don't seem to get in the way of Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.). The freshman lawmaker is ready to br...

Wall Street Journal Reporter Conceals Facts About The Real Countrywide Mortgage Scandal

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Just like the birthers, who refuse to acknowledge Obama's birth certificate, Rep. Darrell Issa and Wall Street Journal reporter Emshwiller refuse to acknowledge the mountain of evidence that the Countrywide VIP "scandal" has been thoroughly discredited.

Darrell Issa, Another Lying Liar in the Countrywide VIP Loan Story

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

Robert Feinberg is the "whistleblower" who accuses Chris Dodd of receiving "sweetheart deals" on his home mortgage. His statements and stolen company documents represent the only direct evident in Rep. Issa's misleading report.

Countrywide VIP Scandal: In the Media, Unlike the Courtroom, Rules of Evidence Don't Apply

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Why isn't any reporter asking inquiring about Feinberg's contacts with GOP operatives? And why isn't any reporter asking questions about who is paying Feinberg's legal bills?