A small circle of Wall Street moguls and other super-rich donors played a key role in last week's elections, contributing heavily and anonymously to Karl Rove's election front group.
Wall Street is up in arms over Obama administration proposals to make banks pay a greater share of taxes, and one billionaire compared Obama to Hitler, saying, "It's war."
Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.
President Obama signed into law today a finance reform bill that he described as "the most sweeping set of changes to America's financial regulatory system since the 1930's."
"Young Turks" talk show host Cenk Uygur led protesters at the Treasury Department chanting: "Hey-hey, ho-ho, $13 billion's a lot of dough!" and "Goldman Sachs, we want it back!"
DALLAS - A busload of Texans traveled to Phoenix to help build the nationwide movement against Arizona's anti-immigrant law.
A package arrived for me yesterday - something I ordered a while ago and then forgot about - my "Health Reform is a BFD" t-shirt! (Remember that: Joe Biden's muttered comment about just exactly how big a deal health care reform is?)
Angry senators grilling Goldman Sachs executives on Capitol Hill fueled a firestorm that could break the GOP's latest filibuster.
In a speech yesterday at New York's Cooper Union college, President Obama, literally in the shadow of the center of world finance, declared that "the crisis was born of a failure of responsibility from Wall Street to Washington."
Labor and progressives warn against the danger of moves on Capitol Hill to weaken finance reform.