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Senator Carl Levin

SEC Omitted Evidence Damaging to JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

It's a serious matter to demonstrate lack of good faith in statements to investors and to the public. It's particularly cavalier five years after the United States bailed out TBTF banks with hundreds of billions in cash and trillions in ongoing subsidies, guarantees, and funding.

Suspicious Letter Sent To Another Senator

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.17.2013 | Detroit

The Saginaw, Mich. office of U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D) was evacuated Wednesday due to a suspicious letter, the Detroit News reports. "Earlier today...

Why UN Arms Negotiations Must Include Talk of Ending Corporate Secrecy

Stefanie Ostfeld | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Stefanie Ostfeld

As United Nations representatives meet to hammer out a Global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in New York this week, they must take into account the role of corporate secrecy in facilitating illegal arms trafficking and other crimes around the world.

Mark Gongloff

JPMorgan Execs HAMMERED In Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

Like some kind of tireless, question-asking robot, Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) grilled JPMorgan Chase executives relentlessly for close to four hours on...

Ryan Grim

An Accidental Rainmaker For Lobbyists

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Carl Levin will be remembered as the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, a Michigan man who fiercely championed th...

State GOP Gets Rare Shot At Senate

AP | DAVID EGGERT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's decision not to seek another term gives Michigan Republicans the chance to prove they can win a Senate e...

Longtime Dem Senator Announces Plans To Retire

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Carl Levin announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014, saying he wants to serve as Senate Armed Servic...

Michigan Senator Defends Fiscal Cliff Deal

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit

(WASHINGTON) -- Following a vote in the House of Representatives to approve a bipartisan Senate deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" and preserve Bush-era...

Goldman Backlash Good News For Volcker Rule

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

* Departing exec's editorial calls out treatment of clients * Reform advocates say shows need for tough Volcker rule * S...

Dem Chairman Faults White House, Fellow Dems For Detainee Policy

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Friday faulted the White House and fellow Democrats for mischaracterizing provisi...

Two Students Who Put Pie In The Face Of Carl Levin Sentenced

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A federal judge in Grand Rapids sentenced two recent college graduates to 30 days in jail for protesting U.S. Sen. Carl Levin's stance...

Taibbi: No Uproar Over Potential Tax Holiday Deal In Debt Ceiling Deal?

Rolling Stone | MATT TAIBBI | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business

I’ve been in and out of DC a few times in recent weeks and one thing I keep hearing is that there is a growing, and real, possibility that a second ...

Amanda Terkel

Key Senator To Obama: Withdraw At Least 15,000 Troops From Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) has put forward a baseline number of troops that the president must announ...

Matt Taibbi: Goldman Could Achieve 'Corrupt-Enterprise Nirvana'

Rolling Stone | MATT TAIBBI | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

They weren't murderers or anything; they had merely stolen more money than most people can rationally conceive of, from their own customers, in a few ...

Inside Job's Charles Ferguson Wins Oscar, Airs Frustration with Obama

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Ferguson spoke with me about his new film, Obama's disappointingly silent reaction to it and why he feels this president has an even stricter "with us or against us" policy than his predecessor.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: John McCain Responds To Psy-Ops Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) responded on Sunday to a report that he was the target of "psychological operations" by the U.S. military to...

White House, Democratic Senators Push for DADT Repeal This Year

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

Sen. Joe Lieberman and several Democratic senators are holding a press conference Thursday morning "to bring this vote up."

The Prince and the Punishment

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

It's hard to understand why Erik Prince is mad. His company, Xe, is once again able to bid on and get contracts with the government and won't be subject to criminal charges.

Carl Levin, Michigan Senator, Gets Hit In Face With Pie During Q&A Session

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Carl Levin (D-Michigan) joined a well-documented list of famous people who have taken pies in the face Monday, when a Michigan State student h...

The Death of Goldman Sachs

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

Criminal behavior. No trust. Reputation destroyed. No customers. I expect Goldman Sachs to be out of business by the end of this year and maybe before the November election. That's just my opinion, of course.

Peter Baker and David Herszenhorn: Wall Street Reform Reporting Lacking

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

After all the suffering caused by the massive layoffs and home foreclosures that have devastated communities, the best our elite journalists can do is tell us that they have no way to discern who is lying and who is telling the truth?

Blackstone Speaks Out Against Tax Hike On Executives

BusinessWeek | Ryan J. Donmoyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Blackstone Group LP and other firms protesting a plan by Congress to increase taxes on executives of investment partnerships are focusing on what they...

Gates, Mullen Signal Chain of Command: Stop Wasting Time Discharging Gays

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

As much as we welcome these helpful changes coming from Secretary Gates and his DOD General Counsel, interim steps are not a substitute for repeal.

Progressive Senators Fight for Real Bank Reform

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

Dodd has said that he will unveil his new bill on Monday. Take your time Senator. Get it right this time. It is not an exaggeration to say that the future of the world may depend on it.

Prop 8 Trial + DADT Debate = Death Rattle of the Right Wing

Rick Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins threatened that America "might have to return to the draft" if it allows gays and lesbians to serve openly, because so many soldiers would quit or never enlist.