Timothy Geithner

Geithner Joins Private Equity Firm. Shocker, Right?
Geithner, who played a central role in the government’s response to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC. Read more...
Right wing forces in this country are obsessed with the size of government, but the fundamental debate we should be having is not the size of government but what the goal of government should be: what should government’s central mission be? Read more...
I don't know about anyone else, but I'm really tired of the negotiations on this so-called "fiscal cliff" and whether those tax cuts are going to expire for the wealthiest among us must always be framed the way David Gregory did here, which is that Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says he was "flabbergasted" when President Barack Obama opened debt talks by offering the same public positions that he campaigned on. According to details circulated by Republican aides last week, Treasury Read more...
Charles Krauthammer Compares Surrender Terms offered to Robert E. Lee to Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Read more...

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I've seen a number of interviews with Rep. Peter DeFazio over the last week or so and all of them were very good, but this one was one of the more satisfying, because CNN's Erin Burnett finally got a little push back with her fearmongering over the Read more...
Progressive organizations based in DC have historically focused most of their attention and political muscle on fighting legislative fights, getting Congress and the President to get new legislation passed or stop legislation they don’t like from passing. Read more...
Occupy News Weekend Round-up... Read more...
On This Week with George Stephanopoulos, George demonstrates his Villager chops by once again refusing to address issues with anything other than the most superficial means possible. Now, he's not stupid. Even though he knows why so many women lost Read more...
I have had a somewhat up-and-down history with the folks in the Obama administration. I was proud to be their liaison to the progressive community during the Obama-Biden Presidential transition, and have labored mightily to help them at several key Read more...