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Sanders bids Summers adieu

The statement is being passed around the Web as a perfect articulation of one (large) school of thought on the Summers nomination.

Government Sachs: Democracy brought to you by Goldman-trained bureaucrats

What do people do at Goldman Sachs all day? They prepare to work at the White House and at the U.S. Treasury Department,...

Plan for a Consumer Financial Protection Agency falters in Senate

WASHINGTON-- The White House wants it. Senate leaders support it. The House has already passed it. And, in the wake of the worst financial upheaval since the Great Depression, many consumer groups and state regulators say it’s vital if the country is to avoid another economic collapse. Yet the proposal to create a new consumer financial protection agency is, for all practical purposes, dead on arrival in the Senate. Just call it the public option of the finance reform debate.
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