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Obama Regulation

Obama 2.0 and Regulation: Looking Forward, Mindful of the Past

Rena Steinzor | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Rena Steinzor

President Obama’s reelection holds the possibility of great progress for public health, safety, and the environment — if, and only if, he recognizes the importance of these issues and stops trying to placate his most implacable opponents.

FACT CHECK: Romney Claims Regulations Have Quadrupled Under Obama

Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

Have businesses been made to comply with more laws under President Barack Obama's presidency? If you ask Mitt Romney, the answer is yes, but that may ...

Obama Wants Tough Rules After JP Morgan Losses

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

* White House/Treasury step up talks * Discussions signal political impact of big loss WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - Th...

Stop the Regulation!

Job Creators Network | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Job Creators Network

We want businesses to feel confident enough to undertake new projects and hire new workers, not terrified of the bureaucratic traps that might lie around the corner.

Republican Nonsense on Regulation

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The GOP's attack on regulation is part of a larger attempt to discredit the idea that government can play a positive role in people's lives. That attack is itself based on a fantasy -- that in the absence of government, human action would yield generally optimal outcomes for society as a whole.

Obama Administration vs. Obama Administration: Are Regulations a Problem in This Economy?

Rena Steinzor | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Rena Steinzor

The president himself has contradicted his economic advisers on the issue in a misguided effort to pander to industry concerns, leaving the administration's message confused.

Sam Stein

Romney's Jobs Speech To Be An Ode To Corporations And The Tea Party, DNC Memo Predicts | Sam Stein | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bit of pre-framing for Mitt Romney's major jobs speech on Tuesday, the Democratic National Committee is distributing talking points...

Marcus Baram

SEC Delays Yet Another Rule, Exempts Small Hedge Funds | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

Another week, another Dodd-Frank proposed rule gets delayed and watered down. The Securities and Exchange Commission approved on Wednesday new rule...

WATCH: Arianna Tells Keith Olbermann Obama's Regulations Review 'Doesn't Make Any Sense At All'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on Keith Olbermann's "Countdown" Tuesday to discuss Obama's recent move to review federal regulations agencies and his assertion that...

Peter S. Goodman

Obama's Bogus Explanation For Troubles: Too Much Regulation | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two years after inheriting the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression, President Barack Obama has settled on an unhelpful new explanation ...

Everyone Agrees We Need to Reform Wall Street... Just Like After Enron

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In the same way that candidates in the 2008 race had to declare that, like Obama, they were for change, today everyone is for reform of our financial system. But the question is: are we going to get real reform or are we going to get the DC version of "reform"?

49 Days Out: I've Got a Blackberry to Sell You...

Jesse Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jesse Lee

The McCain campaign now claims that when McCain said "the fundamentals of the economy are strong" he was actually talking about American workers. If you believe that, I've got some ad time to sell you.