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The Silver Anniversary of the "Keating Five" Meeting - Speaking Truth to Power

William K. Black | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
William K. Black

Today is the 25th anniversary of an infamous savings and loan fraud, the use of five senators to escape sanction for a massive violation of the law. I call on President Obama to recognize the hero of this by appointing financial regulator Michael Patriarca as head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

McCain Emails Supporters for Money, Vows to 'Guide Our Nation out of the Current Economic Crisis'

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Three links embedded in the email all lead to a donation form. There are no links to information regarding McCain's ideas for solving the current economic crisis.

McCain Linked to Jackson Five

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

This might sound like dirty politics but do we really want someone associated with radical hairdos and alleged child abusers in the White House?

Sam Stein

McCain Did Not Disclose Keating Business Deal To Investigators

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New Republic published an explosive story Saturday evening detailing how John McCain, in all likelihood, leaked information to investigators of th...

McCain Took $51,400 From Partners Of Law Firm Founded By Charles Keating, Including Own Nephew

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Campaign finance records show that McCain accepted contributions from 41 partners of the law firm Keating Muething & Klekamp. As the name suggests, the firm was founded by Charles Keating.

Cindy McCain Kept Keating Partnership After Scandal

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's wife and father-in-law continued a lucrative business partnership with disgraced financier Charles H. Keating Jr. for 11 years afte...

John McCain's Inquiring Mind Wants to Know

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patt Morrison

When McCain asked, "Who is Barack Obama?" maybe he wasn't being rhetorical. Maybe he really wants to know. And who can blame him, when his own campaign can't get its attack stories straight?

McCain's Desperate Smears Signal His Failure as a Leader Under Pressure

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

McCain's decision to personally smear Obama with lies and distortions should go down in history as the final nail in his political coffin.

Fellow Keating Five Member: McCain Deserves More Scrutiny

Politicker AZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini told PolitickerAZ.com Monday that he thinks Sen. John McCain's involvement in the Keating Five scandal of the late '...

Obama: "We Don't Throw the First Punch, But We'll Throw the Last"

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Asheville, NC, this afternoon, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., made a statement about today's bleak economic news, hammered Sen. John McCain's campaign ...

Sam Stein

Keating Economics: McCain Counsel Calls Investigation A Political Hit Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tasked with defending John McCain's past involvement in the "Keating Five" scandal, the Senator's legal representative tried to dismiss the entire sig...

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Repeating Keating Era Mistakes, Regulator Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the stock market recovers from its biggest single-day drop since the crash of 1987, a former federal regulator who had a front-row view of John McC...

Will The Keating Five Scandal Come Back To Haunt McCain?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night on MSNBC's Countdown With Keith Olbermann, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter wondered how John McCain is "getting a free ride" in this economic cri...

McCain's Economic Policy Keating Five All Over Again (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a clip from their documentary "Third Term," Progressive Accountability finds a direct tie between John McCain's actions in the Keating Five scandal...

Obama or 527s Must Tell Keating Five Story

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

The Keating Five scandal is a crucial back story that undercuts McCain's entire image as an ethical reformer who can clean up Washington. It foreshadows everything McCain has become.