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Former GOP Sen. Judd Gregg: Trump's Campaign Is 'Entertainment'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.09.2015 | Politics

Former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg (R) urged his party to marginalize real estate mogul Donald Trump, saying his presidential campaign amounted to l...

Christina Wilkie

Former GOP Senator To Lobby For Wall Street | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) has been named the new CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), one of ...

Former GOP Senator: Voting Rights Act Should Be A 'Legislative Matter'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) said that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act -- which forces places with a history of discrimination, like the Deep...

Visible Washington Group's Hidden Interests Revealed

The New York Times | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

When Jim McCrery, a former Louisiana congressman, urged lawmakers last month to pursue entitlement cuts and tax reform, he was introduced on televisio...

Former GOP Sen. Opposes Debt Ceiling Tactic

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) said Monday that the debt ceiling should not be used as leverage by Republicans in discussions on the so-called fiscal...

Getting to Maybe: The Critical Need for Compromise in Congress

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

We are not delusional or naive enough to expect that getting to maybe will be an easy task. We recognize that over the past few years, compromise in Congress has become an oxymoron and bipartisanship a dirty word.

Jason Linkins

Former Legislators Can Get Staggeringly Rich Peddling Influence, In Case You'd Somehow Forgotten This | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

If the example of Senator Olympia Snowe is any guide, then the typical "Why I Am Leaving Congress" op-ed is fairly similar to Greg Smith's now-famous ...

Romney Supporter Sidelined By Campaign

Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

According to a new biography of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) felt pushed aside by the former Massachusetts ...

Marcus Baram

Former GOP Senator Hired By Goldman Sachs | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- With Goldman Sachs' latest high-profile hire, the Wall Street giant is unlikely to shake its Government Sachs nickname or the reputation f...

Amanda Terkel

Former GOP Senator: 'I Don't Think We Can Afford Afghanistan Much Longer' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former Republican senator who was once a cabinet choice for President Barack Obama is calling for a quicker withdrawal from Afghanista...

It's the Climate, Stupid (Not the Deficit)

Patrick McCully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick McCully

If you care about your grandkids' welfare, by all means be concerned about the deficit -- but be very, very, very concerned about the need to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Sam Stein

Nine GOP Senators Refuse To Join Brief Calling Health Care Reform Unconstitutional | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) filed a brief backing a court case challenging the constitutionality of health care ...

The Post-Election Game Plan: Cut Social Security, Soak the Middle-Class, and Keep Taxes Low For the Rich

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Yesterday the Deficit Commission used the New York Times as a messenger service to tell politicians -- and you -- exactly what they intend to do if the election goes as expected.

Sam Stein

Sen. Gregg And His Potential Replacement At Odds Over Health Care Repeal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party has been generally unified about the notion of repealing President Obama's health care reform law. If there's been any debate, it...

Labor Day Irony: The People Who Want to Cut Social Security All Have Great Retirement Plans

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

If the Deficit Commission members want their recommendations for cuts to have any credibility, they should pledge to live on the same Social Security benefits that they would impose for other Americans.

A Misguided Deficit Commission

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

The Obama Administration's Deficit Commission is at best errant in its mission and at worst a bait-and-switch ploy being run on the American people.

New Hampshire Senate Race: Republican Candidates Deny Global Warming

Wonk Room | Brad Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every single Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) is a global warming denier. Appearing at a debate h...

The Financial Regulation Vote Shows that While Americans Should Be Angry, the GOP Is not the Solution

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Republican policies precipitated the recession, and the party's solutions are to offer more of the same. Americans' anger is legitimate, but directing that anger by giving power back to the GOP is misplaced.

Judd Gregg and Ben Nelson: More Socialism Please

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dylan Ratigan

In their current form, derivatives are basically government insurance for banks where taxpayers pay the claims. And politicians like Gregg and Nelson are fighting to keep the crooked $600 trillion derivatives market unreformed.

GOP Skeptical Of Immigration Talks

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats are looking for a replacement for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to negotiate a comprehensive immigration reform bill, but they are having a h...

When Senators Vote for the Big Banks, We Will Name Them

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Senate Budget Committee nearly voted to break up Wall Street's biggest banks. But four Democrats helped pro-Wall Street Republicans kill an important amendment.

Tax Dollars for Rude, Unaccountable Congressional Offices

Tiffiniy Cheng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tiffiniy Cheng

Politicians should know that we will call them out on their shenanigans, whether they are happening in the back rooms of Congress or in their front offices.

Jason Linkins

Financial Regulatory Reform And The Extraction of Bipartisanship | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over the past year, when major initiatives fail to pass or pass without a single Republican vote, your beloved Beltway media is typically all too quic...

Facing Crackdown, Credit Raters Bring On Heavy Hitters

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Credit rating companies have long seemed the Wall Street equivalent of the New York Yankees: controversial but virtually unbeatable. Again and again, ...

Does Tax Time Need To Be So Taxing?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

If there's one thing that unites politicians and the general public it's the belief that the U.S. tax system is too darn complicated. Yet somehow the process of paying taxes has resisted almost every attempt at simplification.