By Tim Mak | 12/06/13 11:43 AM
Elizabeth Warren has said repeatedly that she isn't running for president in 2016. But fellow Democrats apparently don't hear her. Progressives hoping to pull the Democratic Party further to the left still see Warren as a potential standard-bearer for their cause.
By Nicole Gelinas | 11/22/13 09:05 AM
In July 2010, four months after President Obama signed his universal health care act into law, he enacted his other signature achievement, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Although it hasn't gotten as much attention, Dodd-Frank is as flawed in its own way as Obamacare, with a similar...
By Editorial Writer | 10/29/13 07:35 AM
Here’s something to think about: It’s against federal law for any private employer to make a hiring or promotion decision on the basis of either race or gender. But it’s not against the law for the federal government to do so. In fact, the reality of the federal workplace is that political...
By Editorial Writer | 10/27/13 09:39 AM
It should come as no surprise that politically connected banks received larger bailout loans from the federal government during the 2007 financial crisis than banks that spent less on lobbying and campaign contributions. That's the conclusion of a new analysis by Prof. Benjamin Blau of Utah...
By Richard Pollock | 10/25/13 07:18 PM
Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau consider themselves to be the champions of "financial literacy." To help educate poorly informed consumers, the bureau has launched an educational program dedicated to "improving financial literacy opportunities for consumers." One of the...
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