June 13, 2012

Senators Funded By Banks Suck Up To JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon During Hearing About $2 Billion Loss

Imagine if, when suspects were taken before a court to testify, they were able to pay off the judge and jury to make sure there was no serious grilling. Unfortunately, this isn’t a hypothetical. This is the U.S. Senate. This morning, the Senate Finance Committee — which is managed by a former JP Morgan lobbyist
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May 19, 2012

Goldman Sachs Is Paying Dick Gephardt’s Lobbying Firm To Weaken Financial Regulations

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi released a new article last week where he laid out how Wall Street is at work undermining the toughest provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law passed last year. Taibbi writes: The fate of Dodd-Frank over the past two years is an object lesson in the government’s inability to institute even
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