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Jennifer Bendery

Obama Nominee Takes More Hits Over Qualifications For Treasury Post

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive lawmakers and activists have been raising concerns for weeks over President Barack Obama's choice of Antonio Weiss for a top...

Wall Street Finds a 'Third Way' to Plunder Our Wealth

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Gotta hand it to 'em: Those Wall Street guys are smart. They've already found two ways to plunder the nation's wealth for their own enrichment, and now they're working on a third.

Traders Preparing For An Obama Victory

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- As President Barack Obama widened his lead over Mitt Romney in polls this month, traders at hedge funds and investment firms began shootin...

Wall Street Betting On An Obama Victory

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Business

Wall Streeters may not want President Obama to get reelected, but that is not going to stop them from trying to make money on his possible second term...

Sam Stein

Billionaire-Backed Conservative Groups Paint Obama As Wall Street Stooge

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative super PAC American Crossroads debuted a new web ad on Tuesday that attacks President Barack Obama for a litany of waste...

Obama AWOL as 15.7 Million Homeowners Underwater

Tracy Van Slyke | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business
Tracy Van Slyke

Put simply, Wall Street has more than recovered while the American people sink further and further away from economic security.

Wall Street Abandons Republicans -- Now Supports Higher Taxes on the Wealthy

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Wall Street mavens may be coming around. Years after they decimated the economy, they are beginning to realize that they need to change not just the error of their ways, but also the way of their errors.

Sam Stein

Obama Wall Street Fundraising Evaporates As Donors Flee To Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has been abandoned by the world of finance. Over the course of the 2012 election, his presidential campaign has received abo...

Obama and the Rule of Law

Jeff Connaughton | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Jeff Connaughton

Until this president stops calling Wall Street's deleterious actions "not illegal," he's failing to deter -- and therefore effectively encouraging -- future financial fraud.

Why Wall Street Donors Are Abandoning Obama: Andrew Ross Sorkin

nytimes.com | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But what is surprising is that some of the president's biggest supporters have so publicly derided his policies, even at the risk of hurting their abi...

Think Big Bankers Are Republicans?

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Charles Gasparino

Conventional wisdom has it that Wall Street is the ultimate bastion of free-market capitalism and that the big bankers are, of course, diehard Republicans, red to the core. But the truth is far from that.

Sam Stein

Steele To Obama: Stop Demonizing Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC chair Michael Steele took to the airwaves on Tuesday to demand that the Obama administration not "demonize" and "demagogue" the financial sector, ...

Wall Street Punishes Democrats, Pours Money Into GOP Coffers

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the Democratic Party has a stronghold on Wall Street, it is JPMorgan Chase.Its chief executive, Jamie Dimon, is a friend of President Obama's from ...

Sam Stein

Obama On Banking Crisis: We Can't "Prolong The Agony"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is taking a rip-off-the-bandaid approach when it comes to dealing with the banking crisis, telling ABC Nightline that the process of rest...

Biggest Donors To Inauguration: Wall Street Execs

wsj.com | CHRISTOPHER COOPER and BRODY MULLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama has banned corporations and big donors from funding his Jan. 20 inauguration. But 90% of donations received...