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Shahien Nasiripour

Wells Fargo, Bank Of America Allegedly Violated National Mortgage Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday he may sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America for allegedly violating the terms of last year’s ...

Ryan Grim

Key Democrat Criticizes Obama Administration For Lacking 'Political Will'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has privately criticized the Obama administration and the Department of Justice for not aggr...

Documents Pertaining To Bloody Prison Riot Sought By State Attorney

AP | CHRIS CAROLA | Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York plans to seek the release of sealed court documents pertaining to the bloody retaking of Attica state prison after inmat...

Brooklyn DA Hynes Must Admit Role in Wrongful Conviction, Submit to Independent Review by State Attorney General

Kenneth_Thompson | Posted 06.01.2013 | Crime
Kenneth_Thompson

A grave miscarriage of justice was only partially corrected recently with the long-overdue release of David Ranta from prison.

Paul Blumenthal

Election Reformers See Big Chance In Key State

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

A coalition of groups calling for public financing of candidates in New York is launching an advertising and grassroots push on Monday to raise awaren...

The Greatest Disappointment

Mike Lux | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

There is a new report out once again reminding us of the greatest disappointment progressives have in the Obama administration: the lack of toughness in regards to Wall Street. Until the Obama administration fixes this problem, the rest of the economy is going to keep suffering.

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Campaign Supporters Unleashed In Test Of Grassroots Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's reformatted campaign organization held a conference call with New York state supporters Wednesday night to stok...

NY AG: NFL Must Act On Sexual Orienation Concern

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the NFL on Thursday to investigate whether possible draft picks were improperly...

Tailor To The Stars Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK — A tailor who counted star athletes including Rickey Henderson and Wilt Chamberlain among his clients has pleaded guilty to skirting a...

Ryan J. Reilly

15 States Tell Supreme Court DOMA Is Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fifteen states will urge the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, arguing that the law preventing the federal gover...

Sam Stein

Another Obama Flop Prosecuting Wall Street -- So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before last year's State of the Union address, the Obama administration offered The Huffington Post an exclusive. During his speec...

Bad News For S&P

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has kicked off an investigation into three major credit ratings agencies, according t...

NY Pols React To Death Of NY's 'Mayor For Life'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

Reaction to death of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch: "Ed Koch was an extraordinary mayor, irrepressible character, and quintessential New Yorker....

On Campaign Finance Reform, Senate Republicans Stand in Gov. Cuomo's Way

John Petro | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
John Petro

If our elected officials are to be truly representative of the populace, we need to get a larger, more diverse pool of donors to participate in the campaign financing system. We must also stop the unlimited flow of big money into politics.

Obama's Messy Narrative

Mike Lux | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Anyone who wants to try and give a clear, uncomplicated picture of President Obama and his party this week has to end it a little befuddled.

Wall Street Keeps Winning: Can It Change?

Mike Lux | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

If people steal money and commit fraud and never have to go to jail or pay any real penalty, they generally keep doing it. It is equally true of street criminals and Wall Street bankers.

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Groups Face Threat In New State

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In response to the massive increase in undisclosed "dark money" in the nation's elections, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman h...

Brokers Eat Their Own

Dan Solin | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

It would be difficult to find an industry as ethically bankrupt as those involved in "managing" your investments. The harm these "advisers" have done to the retirement aspirations of hardworking Americans is incalculable.

Ben Hallman

Subprime Bankers Have Much To Be Thankful For

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Even in the movie version of the financial crisis, the giant mortgage company accused by the U.S. government of rampant fraud and abuse wouldn't be so...

Is Obama's Foreclosure Settlement Working?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

On November 19th, the core of the Obama "Justice" Department's "49 State Settlement," of the millions of fraud claims by the suing mortgagees against ...

Wells Fargo In Hot Water Over Sandy Policy

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

* Delays may violate mortgage settlement - attorney general * Bank says actions misinterpreted, it is helping customers ...

E-Day in New York

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Eric T. Schneiderman

The right to vote is one of our nation's most important civil rights. Even in these difficult times, I know that New Yorkers will overcome barriers both old and new to have their voices heard.

Dimon Whining

Mike Lux | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

One of the things that the wealthiest and most powerful of the insider special interests do to move their interests along is to drop things right before the election that the general public won't notice but that all the inside D.C. players definitely will. Jamie Dimon managed to score just such a deal on Monday.

Diamond Jamie: Latest News on the JPMorgan Chase Crime Watch

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A new lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase is being met with both optimism and skepticism. But, ironically, investigators have finally broken their silence on criminal indictments for bankers... to protect its chief executive.

The One Big Thing Missing From the JPMorgan Chase Lawsuit

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Eric Schneiderman's lawsuit against Bear Stearns and JPMorgan Chase over mortgage-backed securities is like London at the start of the zombie movie 28 Days Later: devoid of human life.