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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell declared former Sen. Scott Brown's political career officially deceased during his Rewrite segment that Monday evening now that Brown had decided to give it the kiss of death and take a job as a lobbyist: Read more...
National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene admits that that the gun industry funds his organization with generous donations but would like to see even more cash pumped into pro-gun lobbying as opponents try to move forward with efforts Read more...
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Wall Street Lobbying Efforts Reach $4.2 Billion Since 2006, Or $1,331 A Minute... Read more...
Bill talks with financial expert Sheila Bair about the lawlessness of our banking system and the prognosis for meaningful reform. Bair was appointed in 2006 by President George W. Bush to chair the FDIC. During the 2008 meltdown, she Read more...

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Watch Dollars and Dentists on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. Dental care in America divides people into two camps: those who can afford regular preventive care and cleanings, and those who can’t. In 2011, 33.3 million people in the Read more...
Thousands will be marching on the California State Capitol in in Sacramento on June 25th to ask the Legislature and governor to impose an immediate three-year foreclosure moratorium for California. Family Friendly-children encouraged to Read more...
I sure hope the IRS is paying close attention to this. In the wake of Common Cause's complaint to them about ALEC abusing their non-profit status by functioning as lobbyists, they've squawked about how it's all just a left-wing conspiracy to destroy Read more...
More trouble for Uncle Rupert and his son James as the inquiry into the hacking scandal continues. British Cabinet Minister Becomes Focus in Murdoch Inquiry: The long-running tabloid newspaper scandal that has shaken Rupert Murdoch’s global Read more...
GE CEO Jeff Immelt heard the voices of the 99 percent this morning as he started his prepared remarks at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress Tuesday morning in Detroit. A half dozen people interrupted his speech to deliver a message of paying taxes and stop dodging them through tax loopholes. Outside in the hallway another two dozen people played a game of tax dodger ball... Read more...