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Obama's Cuba Plan Turned Some Folks Into Wind-Up-Toys Of Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics

So, that happened: This week, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would make an effort to normalize relations with Cuba, ending a ...

Ibrahim Balkhy

How The U.S. Team Escaped The 'Group Of Death,' We Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What does it sound like when HuffPost Raconteur Jason Linkins and HuffPost Senior Political Economy Raconteur Zach Carter take a break f...

Sherrod Brown: Obama 'Wrong' On TBTF

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Senator Sherrod Brown joined HuffPost Live Thursday and said that President Obama and the Treasury Department are wrong to believe that Dodd-Frank has...

Obama: GOP Held Together By Love Of Rich People

Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

President Obama promoted his sequestration plan Thursday and, in the process, told Al Sharpton that he believes the one thing holding the GOP together...

WATCH: Bill Clinton Jokes About Hillary's Future

Posted 03.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Bill Clinton joked about Hillary Clinton's health -- and future romances -- Tuesday at the Clinton Foundation's Health Matters conference in Palm Spri...

Grover Norquist Makes Bold Comparison

Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Grover Norquist tangled over taxes with Huffington Post reporters Ryan Grim and Zach Carter on HuffPost Live Thursday. Norquist dismissed those wh...

Green Alert: Banks Use Bush Terror Team, Threat Tactics to Push Debit Card Fees

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Big banks and credit card companies have made a PR misstep in the fight over debit card charges. They're trying to use the Bush administration's anti-terror team to convince Americans that debit card fees are needed for our nation's security.

Weekly Audit: Foreclosuregate Hits Home

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Audit: Foreclosuregate Hits Homeby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Earlier this month, Bank of America (BOA), the country's larges...

Weekly Audit: Will Obama Save Homeowners From Wall Street's Latest Fraud Scheme?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger A massive foreclosure fraud scandal is rocking the U.S. mortgage market. Wall Street banks and their lawyer...

Weekly Audit: Are Handouts For Billionaires More Important Than Feeding Children?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger The crazy conservative assault on government spending has become one of the most irrational economic policy d...

Weekly Audit: Silencing Conservative Deficit Hawks

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The same conservatives who spent the past year senselessly screaming about the U.S. budget deficit are now demanding an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the rich.

Weekly Audit: Why Elizabeth Warren Should Head New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger With the Wall Street reform bill finally cleared through Congress, activists and intellectuals are pushin...

Weekly Audit: Brown-Nosing Wall Street Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger More than two years after the collapse of Bear Stearns, the House and Senate finally ironed out their differ...

Weekly Audit: Just Who is Obama fighting for?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger Progressives have waited a year for President Barack Obama to roll up his sleeves and fight for serious finan...

Weekly Audit: Four More Years of Bailout Ben

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

Why is the Bernanke reappointment a mistake? Put simply, Bernanke is completely culpable for allowing an economic crisis to foment.

Weekly Audit: EFCA, Tax Cheats and the Racial Wealth Gap

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But while conditions may improve in a dry, statistical sense, the foundation for a productive economy has been decimated over the past three decades.

Weekly Audit: Fixing the Foreclosure Problem

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

The U.S. job market may be showing signs of life, but the scenario isn't really so rosy, as our government has yet to relieve the foreclosure pandemic.

Weekly Audit: Why the Rich Can't Afford to Get Richer

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, TMC MediaWire Blogger If we want our economy to be strong and stable, we have to start thinking about it as a product of community--n...

Weekly Audit: Bigger Than "Too Big to Fail"

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

Congress should be writing regulations to curb risk in the financial system as fast as bankers are paying themselves bonuses. They're our representatives, after all, and it's our money.