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Cabinet Pick Wilbur Ross Struggles To Explain How He'll Deal With Trump's Conflicts Of Interest

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump’s refusal to divest his business empire and place his assets in a blind trust put another one of his Cabinet picks in a tough spot Wedn...

Wilbur Ross, Trump's Commerce Pick, Fired Undocumented Household Worker Before Confirmation Hearing

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for commerce secretary admitted at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he recent...

Read More Updates From Trump Picks' Confirmation Hearings

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

More of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks face questions on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Here’s who’s up today: Oklahoma Attorney General ...

What Trump’s Cabinet Picks Tell Us

Randi Weingarten | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics
Randi Weingarten

Donald Trump feuded with the Republican establishment during his presidential campaign, but as president-elect he is mending fences with them, larding...

Donald Trump's Conflict-Of-Interest Network (COIN) - Otherwise Known As His Cabinet

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.17.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Donald Trump, America's Pathological Liar-in-Chief and First Bully, has nominated a cabinet of billionaires, corporate raiders, right-wing conspiracy theorists, and war hawks.

Forget Carrier: The Trump Administration Will So Pro-Business, Anti-Labor That "It Will Make Your Head Spin"

Terry Connelly | Posted 12.14.2016 | Business
Terry Connelly

Our 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, is often misquoted as opining flat out that "the business of America is business." The man who presided over the...

An Accidental Look Back: Pundits, The Press, And Trump

Aaron Harber | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Aaron Harber

The Party supposedly headed for "extinction" won the Presidency, kept control of both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House, gained control of 33 out of 50 governorships, and won control of both chambers of the legislatures in 32 states (with Democrats controlling both chambers in only 5 states).

Trump On Cabinet Picks: 'I Want People Who Made A Fortune'

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

Pres.-elect Donald Trump on why he doesn't appoint people of 'modest means': "I want people that made a fortune."— ABC News ...

Trump Taps Billionaire Who Owned Deadly Coal Mine For Commerce Secretary

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump promised during his campaign to bring back mining jobs to struggling workers in coal country. Now the president-elect has tapped for comm...

A Crooked Wall Street Billionaire Is Crafting Trumponomics

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In late August, the private equity firm chaired by billionaire Wilbur Ross agreed to pay a $2.3 million fine and return $11.8 million t...

No, Education Isn't Enough to Get You Out of the Ghetto

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

Over 73 million adults have a college degree in this country, but less than 2 million of them are members of the One Percent. Most earn less than a fifth of what they'd need to qualify for the One Percent.

There's A Scientific Explanation For Why The Rich Are Calling Everyone Nazis

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

It turns out F. Scott Fitzgerald was right about the very rich: Science confirms that they really are different from you and me. That difference ha...

'The 1 Percent Is Being Picked On For Political Reasons'

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business

Take heart, downtrodden rich people of America: Another famous rich guy has heard your cries of persecution and is joining the small but growing 1st P...

America's Top 10 Greediest People of 2012

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

Year in and year out, these greedy grab ungodly rewards for their own labor -- and deny their employees anything close to decent compensation for theirs.

Romney's Final Fundraiser Carries $50,000-Per-Plate Cost

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

For a final set of fundraisers, these events came with all the trimmings. After more than a year of cross-country traveling to boost his campaign's...

What's Green, White and Blue? American Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Additional wind farms mean more renewable energy freeing the U.S. from reliance on foreign oil. But there's no point in replacing imported foreign oil with imported wind turbines

Shahien Nasiripour

At Last, One Government Agency Considers Cutting Mortgage Principal For Distressed Homeowners | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair indicated Thursday that she is exploring the idea of reducing the principal on as much as $45 billion in mortgages her agenc...

Betsy McCaughey Death Panel

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger

Horrors of the future! Betsy McCaughey goes before her own Death Panel!

Ross Bets A Billion On Municipalities' Strength

New York Post | Paul Tharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wilbur Ross - who's betting $1 billion that municipalities will beat their latest funding crisis - says politicians are trying to help but have it all...

Billionaire Ross Eyes Ambac

Reuters Via CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire Wilbur Ross is in serious talks to take over Ambac Financial Group, according to a media report, but broader efforts to rescue the sector ...