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Neal Wolin

Official Claims Treasury Had No Role In Big Scandal

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesda...

Ryan Grim

Issa Comes To White House Rescue | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said earlier this week in a little-noticed interview that he knew "approximately" what the IRS inspector ge...

Bernanke, Regulators Testify On Financial Reform Implementation

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other top regulators said Thursday their agencies are working vigorously to put into effe...

Sam Stein

White House Explains Opposition To Fed Audit Amendment, No Veto Threat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration offered to date its most direct opposition to an amendment to Wall Street reform legislation that would allow for an audit of...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama's Treasury Dept Working To Defeat Derivatives Proposal 'Of Utmost Importance' To Reforming Wall Street | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.14.2010 | Business

A Senate proposal to force banks to shed their lucrative yet risk-laden derivatives units -- which is vehemently opposed by Wall Street -- is gaining ...

What Would You Ask Tim Geithner If You Had the Chance?

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

Whatever the reasons, the Geithner Treasury Department has suddenly come out swinging. They're pugilists in pinstripes now. But while the rhetoric's encouraging, Geithner's record is cloudy at best.

Treasury Official Lashes Out At Chamber Of Commerce For Being 'Dishonest' About CFPA

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration went on the attack Wednesday against the country's biggest business lobby over resistance to an overhaul o...

Who Are You and What Have You Done With the Community Organizer We Elected President?

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The fatal hallmark of this president's financial policy is that it is being designed by the very people who created the mess that enriched them while impoverishing the nation, and they now want more of the same.

Arthur Delaney and Ryan Grim

Neal Wolin, Top Geithner Pick, Joins The March From Wall Street To Treasury | Arthur Delaney and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Dick Durbin watched his effort to stave off home foreclosures get slaughtered in the Senate by bank lobbyists earlier this month, he concluded that...

Jason Linkins

Maddow, Taibbi Torch Obama Treasury Picks | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The extraordinary faith-slash-naivete-slash-stupidity that the Obama administration is showing in the people who made every day April Fools Day for ou...

Neal Wolin, Treasury Nominee, Helped Draft Legislation Deregulating Banks

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hmmm. This isn't exactly confidence inspiring. Tim Geithner's new nominee for number two at the Treasury Department, Neal Wolin, played a key role ...

Obama Starts Filling In Treasury Department Holes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday moved to fill three top jobs at the Treasury Department to help Secretary Tim Geithner manage the ...