banking regulation

On Wall Street, Sounds Of Silence From The President
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The Daily Show's John Oliver and Jason Jones took on Wall Street and those who are still claiming that we don't need no stinking government regulations, no matter how many new revelations come to light about how these financial institutions or their enablers like the credit ratings agencies have behaved. Read more...
For years, Progressives have been fighting to break up the big banks that crashed our economy. And now, they've gotten an unlikely ally in that fight -- The Tea Party. Apparently there are some members in the GOP who actually believe that the too big to fail banks need to be broken apart -- but not for the same reason progressives believe. Read more...
Jon Stewart took the members of the United States Senate Banking Committee to task after their disgusting display this week where they were fawning all over JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon. Not surprising, as Stewart pointed out, given Dimon is one Read more...
Tea party favorite Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) on Wednesday asked JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, who recently announced that his company had lost at least $2 billion in the derivative market, to "guide" Congress in creating friendly banking regulations. Read more...

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From this year's Netroots Nation, here's Elizabeth Warren from this Friday evening: Elizabeth Warren On Why Corporations Are Not People: ‘People Have Hearts’: But she sounded a confident — though raspy — note during her address to Read more...
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Looks like Red State's Erick Erickson has a book to peddle since he showed up on MSNBC's Morning Joe instead of his usual gig with the poorly named "best political team on television." When talking about the fact that conservatives didn't stick to Read more...
Chris Wallace asks Bill Kristol if it’s bad news for the GOP if the Democrats are pushing to crack down on Wall Street and the Republicans are block Read more...
Chris Wallace apparently thinks the man who was part of the Keating Five, and who as Jason Linkins pointed out "thinks Fannie and Freddie were a major Read more...