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    Critics Resort to Canned Rhetoric in Goldman Sachs Attack

    Goldman Sachs and other big banks have been accused of costing American consumers more than $5 billion over the past three years through its dealings in the obscure business of warehousing aluminum. These dealings were the subject of a Senate hearing on July 23. The rhetoric level was high, exemplified … More

    Housing Finance Nominee: Expect Big Government Housing Policies Doomed to Fail

    President Obama nominated Representative Mel Watt (D–NC) as new chief regulator to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), replacing the current acting director Edward DeMarco. Watt has strong support from liberals in both the House and the Senate as a longtime member of the House Financial Services Committee and advocate … More

    Democrat Senate Candidate Wants to Repeal (Part of) Obamacare

    There are millions of Americans who want to see Obamacare repealed, and with good reason. But it’s a rare day indeed when a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate (and former adviser to President Obama) calls for part of the president’s health care law to be eliminated. But that’s just … More

    Amigos: Obama and La Raza Operate From Same Playbook

    President Obama speaks to the National Council of La Raza today to deliver his latest sales pitch to Hispanics. His talking points should sound familiar. La Raza regularly mirrors the White House message on a range of topics — from the ongoing debt-limit debate to Elizabeth Warren. Recent action alerts … More

    Top 10 Reads: July 18, 2011

    Catching you up on clips, commentary and news of the day. Sign up for the daily email update from Scribe. From the Tea Party and beyond – Ed Feulner Heritage Foundation comes out against McConnell plan – Amanda Carey New O’Keefe investigation undercovers Medicaid fraud – Matthew Boyle The ‘BBC Left’ … More

    Warren Rebuffed, but Consumer Finance Bureau Still a Threat

    President Obama will bypass Elizabeth Warren to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and instead nominate former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray to the post. The White House announcement on Sunday ends months of uncertainty about whether the President would accede to the demands of Warren’s steadfast supporters or … More

    Washington in a Flash: Elizabeth Warren on the Hot Seat

    This morning Republicans will have their last chance to get answers about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau before it opens on July 21. The brains behind the operation, Elizabeth Warren, is scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee at 9:30 a.m. ET. Today also marks the … More

    Morning Bell: The Obama Experts vs. the Rule of Law

    Last week President Barack Obama’s most recently minted czar, Special Advisor to the President for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Elizabeth Warren, spoke to 400 bankers at the swanky Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. Her message, according to The Washington Post: “Behave, play nice, and we’ll get along just … More