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Rand Paul Threatens Janet Yellen Nomination

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has threatened to block the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve, CNBC reported Friday. Citing a source c...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Says 'Audit The Fed' Bill Is Probably Going Nowhere | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) did not join her House colleagues Wednesday in voting overwhelmingly to pass a bill to aud...

Jennifer Bendery

House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill To Audit The Federal Reserve | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House overwhelmingly passed a bill by Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) to audit the Federal Reserve. T...

Our Problem Is Not Insolvency: It's Infinite Solvency

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

If the government really could go bankrupt, and had to tax and borrow the money it spent, as per our happy illusion, freedom-loving Americans would be much better off.

Ryan Grim

Ron Paul Catches Herman Cain In A Lie | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

At the GOP Bloomberg/Washington Post debate Tuesday night, Ron Paul, the longest-serving advocate of a Fed audit in Congress, asked Herman Cain, a for...

Ryan Grim

Federal Reserve Critics In Strange Position: Defending The Fed | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve will be forced to disclose next week to whom it made emergency loans, and for what amount, during the financial cris...

Ryan Grim

Fed Transparency: Dorgan, Grassley Push Amendment To Disclose Spending | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A bipartisan pair of senators opened a second front in the fight to bring transparency to the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, introducing an amendment t...

Ryan Grim

Broad Bipartisan Coalition Fighting Fed In Senate | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As unusual a coalition as can be crafted in the Senate plans to fight for an amendment to the Wall Street reform bill that would open the Federal Rese...

Ryan Grim

Fed Needs To 'Start Giving A Red Hot Damn About The American Public,' Says Sen. Whitehouse | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two days before Ben Bernanke's confirmation hearing, most Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee are withholding judgment, waiting to hear directly...

Remember That Whole Thing About Fixing Our Financial System?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

"Everybody understands," Geithner said on This Week, "that we cannot have our financial system go back to the practices that brought this economy to the brink of collapse." The problem is, it already has.