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A Market In Desperate Need Of Transparency
If the 2009 financial crisis taught us anything, it's that market manipulation and speculation is a recipe for disaster. Four years later, we don't seem to have learned our lesson. Wall Street has found another, more obscure, market to manipulate: ethanol credits. Fortunately, the EPA has the power to bring transparency to this marketplace -- it just needs to do it. Read more...
Progressives Aim To Turn Up The Heat On GOP's Summer Break
Progressive activists plan to turn up the heat on Republican lawmakers at their town hall meetings during the August recess with questions for them on issues such as Obamacare and immigration reform. Read more...
Franklin Sain, 42, is accused of sending violent, harassing e-mails and leaving a threatening voice mail to Dem Colorado lawmaker. Read more...
Voters in Arizona's Maricopa County encountered a series of problems when they tried to cast their ballots on Tuesday at their polling places. Via: Many complained about long waits for provisional ballots, which are given to those who Read more...