It is now starting, Problem, Reaction and Solution.
The last 3 minutes you can tell Barry and Eric get emotional.
List of 16 Senate Republicans:
Check out all the You Tubers that want to protect the constitution.
“The courts have consistently determined that the Second Amendment does not ensure each individual the right to bear arms,” the worksheet [...]
Senate Republicans are furious the Obama administration rebuffed their attempts to learn details of the Benghazi attack, only to give the coveted information to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Senators say they were rebuffed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when they pressed for more information about the attack that killed U.S. envoy Christopher Stephens in Libya.
“That is the most useless, worthless briefing I have attended in [...]
Several high-level GOP senators emerged from Thursday afternoon’s classified briefing with top administration officials incensed that Obama team had offered them no new information and answered none of their questions about the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that resulted in the death of four Americans.
“That was the most useless, worthless briefing that I have attended in a long time. Believe me, there is more written in [...]
The Federal Reserve said it will expand its holdings of long-term securities with open-ended purchases of $40 billion of mortgage debt a month in a third round of quantitative easing as it seeks to boost growth and reduce unemployment.
“If the outlook for the labor market does not improve substantially, the committee will continue its purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities, undertake additional asset purchases and employ its other policy tools [...]
The party of Cordell Hull, Estes Kefauver and Al Gore Sr. and Jr. won’t have a standard-bearer — or at least not one it can stomach — in Tennessee’s next U.S. Senate race.
Less than 24 hours after a man espousing conservative and libertarian views surprised the state’s political scene by winning the Democratic nomination, the Tennessee Democratic Party disavowed him, saying he’s part of an anti-gay hate group.
The party said Friday [...]
Yes, it’s finally happened.
Jon Stewart took up JP Morgan’s $2 billion-plus trading blunder and the resulting Congressional investigation/hearing as his main topic on the Daily Show last night.
During the segment, Stewart rips into the Senate Banking committee for lobbing only softball questions on Dimon during the Senate hearing Wednesday, and points out that JP Morgan is one of the biggest donors to the senators that questioned Dimon.
He then rips into the members of the [...]
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican who serves on the Senate Banking Committee, has called for a hearing on the $2-billion trading loss by JPMorgan Chase & Co., saying that “policies are going to be derived out of what’s happened.”
Corker, who was a key participant in the debate over the 2010 financial reform law, said it was important for policymakers to get the facts about the situation and whether [...]
By Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — “While millions of Americans saw their incomes decrease, their job opportunities dissipate and their home values drop as the economy dipped,” reports ABC News, “the 535 men and women they elected to represent them in the U.S. Congress were not only shielded from the economic downturn but gained during it.”
Yes folks, more evidence of the growing class warfare [...]
By Greg Robb
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Senate Republicans in a closed-door meeting Wednesday that he has no plans to bail out Europe, according a report on WSJ.com quoting Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, who attended the meeting. “I think people walked away knowing he has no intentions whatsoever of furthering U.S. involvement in the crisis,” Corker told reporters after the briefing. Bernanke [...]
Yoko Ono: $500 million
Russell Simmons: $325 million
Rosie O’Donnell: $100 million
Roseanne Barr: $80 million
Deepak Chopra: $80 million
Kanye West: $70 million
Alec Baldwin: $65 million
Susan Sarandon: $50 million
Tim Robbins: $50 million
Michael Moore: $50 million
Danny Glover: $15 million
Talib Kweli: $14 million
Mark Ruffalo: $10 million
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass): $188.37 million
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Ca): $160.05 million
Rep. Jane Harman (D-Ca): $152.62 million
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va): $81.50 million
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas): $73.75 million
Sen. Mark Warner (D- W.Va): $70.19 [...]
Democrats close to the negotiating process say that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has made his deficit reduction legislation a non-starter in the Senate by adding the Balanced Budget Amendment.
A case could be made that the previous incarnation of the Boehner bill might have become law. Let’s say come Monday no compromise legislation was close to being successfully negotiated, and the previous Boehner bill had [...]
It never ends.Â As part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, the Federal Reserve was tasked with capping the fees banks charge merchants for debit card transactions.Â This rule on fees was supposed to be finalized by April of this year and to take effect by July, but the banks and their lobbyists have been screaming bloody murder.
They’ve also been throwing around lots of cash.Â See [...]