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Despite assurances that he had "pecuniary interest in the natural gas industry doing well," former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is a paid consultant to a private equity firm with natural gas investments. Read more...
In his weekly address, the president urged Congress to strike a compromise deal to avert $85 billion in automatic cuts. What we've accomplished thus far: "Over the last few years, Democrats and Republicans have come together and cut Read more...
Video: Warren Buffett - Unpretentious Billionaire Businessman and investor Warren Buffett was born on August 30,1930, in Omaha, Nebraska. Investing by age 11, Buffett was running a small business at 13. Buffett later started the firm Buffett Read more...
The Rev. Jesse Jackson has been arrested in a group of protesting northern Illinois workers during an act of civil disobedience in Freeport. Read more...
These American workers all have one thing in common: Bain Capital laid them off and outsourced their jobs. They've traveled from all over the country to gather outside the debate tonight and demand that Mitt Romney answer their questions about how he ran Bain, and how he'll run the country. Read more...

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With Election Day on the horizon, a Bain-owned company in Freeport, IL, is moving out equipment as it shuts down operations in the U.S. to ship 170 jobs overseas. On Monday, workers and community members blocked the loading dock for a second Read more...
In other words, most Congress members are well insulated from the economic results of their votes -- except for the part where they use their votes to fatten their own bank accounts. While their financial status may appear to be irrelevant, it's Read more...
Federal watchdog says mortgage giant had no coordinated plan to bet against homeowners, though Freddie held billions of dollars of investments that paid off if borrowers stayed stuck in high-interest loans. Read more...
Grand Cayman, Mittens' Money HomeMitt Romney's got some 'splaining to do. Big time. Vanity Fair has a nice, long article out today on Mittens' offshore investments, and what we all should know but don't because he hasn't honored us with full Read more...
Members of Occupy Los Angeles say that recent efforts to clean the "skid row" area of the city are actually a ploy to eventually rid the area of its homeless population, so that a powerful group of lobbyists can begin efforts to help their Read more...