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Leonard Boswell

Lessons of MF Global: Stop Starving the Regulators, Especially the CFTC

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Anyone who thinks we've shut the barn door on misdeeds in the financial, commodities and futures markets apparently has never heard of the latest debacle, MF Global. The clarion call that arose out of the 2008 meltdown is still pealing.

Amanda Terkel

Aviation Industry Holds Rally For Corporate Jets | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The corporate jet industry and the people who love it have it tough these days, with Democrats pushing to roll back tax breaks for peopl...

Man Arrested In Attack At Congressman Home

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

LEON, Iowa — Police have arrested a second man in connection with a weekend home invasion at the farmhouse of Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell. ...

Congressman Fights Off Armed Intruder

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — A home invasion at Rep. Leonard Boswell's Iowa farm ended when his 22-year-old grandson fetched a shotgun and aimed it at the...

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy Candidates

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Americans know a good idea when they see one. No matter how many millions of dollars the deep-pocketed polluters spend on spreading mistruths this el...

Pro-War Democrats Also On The Hot Seat

dave musgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
dave musgrove

Now Congressman Boswell says that in a meeting with Bush's "war council" in 2005, he was shocked to find there was no Iraq exit strategy. That confession may not save him in November.