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Take A Deep Breath And Count To Three

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Harber

Congress and the current Administration have allowed the nation's finances to deteriorate to a dangerous level.

A Fitting Denouement to the Era of George W. Bush

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The worst financial collapse since the Great Depression is somehow a fitting end to eight miserable years under the worst presidential administration ...

How Obama Can Demonstrate Real Leadership on the Economic Crisis

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

For Obama to show the kind of transformational leadership the crisis demands, he needs to do what so many of his critics have chided him for not doing: take a stand that puts him at odds with the establishment of his own Party. Read More WATCH: Arianna On The CBS Early Show Discussing America's Changing Perception of Sarah Palin The Palin Doctrine: Why the Neocons Are So Excited Sarah Palin may not have known what the Bush Doctrine was, but we're getting a pretty good idea of what the Palin Doctrine is. And what is it going to look like? Let's just say, it's going to seem familiar. Read More

Senator Obama: Seize this Moment

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Littman

We don't know what's coming next. Our houses are losing value. Our 401ks are losing value.

Who's Your Economic Daddy?

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Virtually all policy makers involved in economic policy subscribe to a particular economic doctrine, even if they may not be aware of which "camp" they are in.

Sucking Up to the Bankers: A Bipartisan Lovefest

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

Both of our leading presidential candidates are scrambling to enlist the "expertise" of the very folks who advocated the financial industry deregulations at the heart of this meltdown.

It's the Economy, Stupid -- Part Deux

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zachary Karabell

Obama has a remarkable ability to reframe the public debate, but generating passion around "the economy" is still elusive.

Thomas B. Edsall

Obama Moves To The Center

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama faces the difficult task of shifting his message away from the primary electorate to general election voters, while avoiding angering the...

Union Critical Of Obama's Top Economic Aide, Slams "Rubinomics"

The New York Times | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Acting quickly after securing his party's presidential nomination, Barack Obama picked a well-known representative of Bill Clinton's economic policies...

Bill Clinton: Hillary's Rainmaker

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

With Bill Clinton on the stump for Hillary, big bucks follow.

Citigroup CEO Prince Reportedly Resigns

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Citigroup Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Charles Prince, beset by the banking company's billions of dollars in losses from investing in bad debt, r...

Citi Shares Fall in Wake Of Shake-Up, Write-Downs

Wall Street Journal | Robin Sidel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Charles Prince couldn't unite the pieces of Citigroup Inc.'s sprawling empire, and his successor will face many of the same challenges that have stymi...

Robert Rubin Named Citi Chairman Amid Bank's Troubles

New York Times | Eric Dash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Throughout a long, public career, Robert E. Rubin spanned the highest reaches of Wall Street and Washington, and succeeded wherever he went. Now he m...