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Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad Misses The Mark On Mitch McConnell

Oct 23 2014 2:11pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Thought you’d seen it all this political season? An ad from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes criticizes Sen. Mitch McConnell for his vote on a bill that President Obama praised, and even thanked McConnell by name for supporting. The Grimes ad says McConnell “even voted to end the payroll tax credit” and refers in small print to McConnell’s vote in favor of the fiscal cliff deal that permanently extended ...
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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

Sep 27 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Carmen Segarra, a bank examiner who was fired by the Federal Reserve Bank, in New York, October 10, 2013. (Photo: Earl Wilson / The New York Times)Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set its sights on reform. The biggest banks in the nation had shown that their failure could threaten the entire financial system. Lawmakers wanted new safeguards. The ...
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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

Sep 27 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Carmen Segarra, a bank examiner who was fired by the Federal Reserve Bank, in New York, October 10, 2013. (Photo: Earl Wilson / The New York Times)Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set its sights on reform. The biggest banks in the nation had shown that their failure could threaten the entire financi ...
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Secret Recordings Expose Cozy Relationship Between Goldman Sachs And The NY Fed

Sep 26 2014 9:56am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had set its sights on reform. The biggest banks in the nation had shown that their failure could threaten the entire financial system. Lawmakers wanted new safeguards. The Federal Reserve, and, by dint of its location off Wall Street, the New York Fed, was the logical choice to head the effort. Except it had failed miserably in cat ...
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