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Economic Team

Romney, Change? "From the People Who Brought You Economic Collapse and Iraq"

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If Romney and the Republicans take over, not only will Medicare's guarantee be gone -- forever -- but we will experience the same financial, housing and general economic collapse as we did under George W Bush.

Obama's Next Steps

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We'll have lots of time to examine Obama's new course before he actually formally announces it next year. In the meantime, Obama has two short months remaining to convince the Senate to get something done to bolster his legacy.

Anxious Voters Angered by Dithering and Deal-Making, Not Lack of Bipartisanship

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

By seeking bipartisanship, Obama will accomplish precisely what the Republicans want. Republicans will continue to move the goalposts; they'll never vote to support his key policies.

The "Let Obama Be Obama" Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's about time to start fighting for the little guy and against the fat cats. It's about time to start fighting, when it comes right down to it.

Obama's Wall Street Woes

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Obama presented his economic team -- all protégés of Robert Rubin -- just as the Treasury was pumping out billions to rescue Citibank -- which featured Rubin as chair of its executive committee. Is this the change we need?

Obama Appoints Berkeley Professor Christina Romer to Chair Council of Economic Advisers

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Kall

Romer wrote, if not the book, at least the chapter for Encyclopedia Britannica on the Great Depression.

Who Wasn't On Stage With Obama and Should Have Been?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I'm not satisfied with the roster of economic personalities and thinkers we see Barack Obama mixing with.