Neel Kashkari marches in the San Diego LGBT Pride Parade in this July 19, 2014 photograph. (Wikimedia Commons / Tristan Loper)
12 Nov 2015

TARP Chief To Lead Minneapolis Fed

With the appointment of Neel Kashkari to the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs alumni now lead four out of the 12 branches of the Federal Reserve.

"Denied," an advertisement which aired during the Republican presidential debate, presents a bizarre vision of an Orwellian CFPB agency. (Screenshot)
11 Nov 2015

Wall Street Group Goes On Ad Blitz Against CFPB

Viewers of last night’s Republican presidential debate were treated to quite a spectacle. Not only did they get to see a presidential debate, but multiple times during the commercial breaks a 30-second ad called “Denied,” by the 501(c)(4) group American Action Network, played and presented an Orwellian vision of the

Elizabeth Warren speaks at an IBEW union gathering in Massachusetts in this March 21, 2012 photograph. (Flickr / Edward Kimmel)
29 Oct 2015

Investigation By Elizabeth Warren Reveals Life Insurance Kickback Scheme

Elizabeth Warren revealed a massive life insurance kickback scheme where agents encourage customers to buy substandard coverage in return for personal gain.

Elizabeth Warren (jacquelinesarah on Flickr)
02 Oct 2015

Brookings Firing Exposes Rift Between Elizabeth Warren And Hillary Clinton Supporters

Robert Litan’s resignation from the Brookings Institution exposed some fault lines within the Democratic Party.

The U.S. Labor Department's headquarters in Washington, D.C., photographed on May 4, 2005. (Wikimedia Commons / Ed Brown)
29 Sep 2015

[UPDATE] Brookings Institution Under Fire For Wall Street Shilling

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says Brookings Institution, the well-known think tank, helped Wall Street block a rule revealing potential conflicts of interest in retirement investment advice.