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  • Fannie, Freddie rescue cost: $25 B?

     
    by Frank James There was already resistance on Capitol Hill to the Bush Administration's proposal that the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve increase their backstop role to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, witness last week's congressional hearings...
  • Obama at UNITY convention in Chicago

     
    by John McCormick In his first U.S. appearance after a nine-day foreign tour, Sen. Barack Obama told a convention of minority journalists in Chicago today that he believes affirmative action will still be needed, even if the nation elects its......
  • 'President' Obama's victory lap?

     
    by Frank James Dana Milbank of the Washington Post, is a very amusing writer. It's a safe bet, however, that many in the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama aren't amused by Milbank's latest piece. Barack Obama has long been......
  • Cuomo at HUD and the federal home loan mess

     
    Andrew Cuomo???s tenure as federal Housing and Urban Development secretary and how it contributed to today???s mortgage crisis receives an in-depth look here from the Village Voice???s Wayne Barrett. The report shows that Cuomo???s drive to increase...
  • Patriots wade into mortgage crisis

     
    A ago, the New England Patriots suffered a black eye over Spygate admitting to having broken NFL rules in their zeal to scout opposing teams. It was a national embarrassment to the entire organization and owner Bob Kraft wound up apologizing......
  • Oil speculation bigger than we knew

     
    by Frank James For the past few months as oil-futures prices were breaking records with a barrel of oil topping out around $150, Many congressional Democrats raised concerns about speculators in the "dark" market driving up those crude-oil prices....
  • Fannie, Freddie ointment has flies: expert

     
    by Frank James The U.S. financial markets really liked the federal takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Dow Jones Industrials were up 1.24 percent when last I checked though that was down significantly from its open.......
  • Greenspan: McCain tax cuts ill-planned

     
    by Mark Silva Alan Greenspan did such a good job as Federal Reserve chairman, Sen. John McCain once said, he'd keep him there in perpetuity - even after he'd died. Just prop him up. He said so in 2000 when......
  • Bush economics: Wall Street socialism

     
    by William Neikirk President Bush has been roundly criticized by Democrats for conducting a conservative economic policy. That was true for a while, but no longer. With bailouts of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the investment......
  • Ron Paul: Nader votes rock the system

     
    by Mark Silva Now that Ron Paul, the rejected Republican candidate for president and longtime congressman from Texas, is calling on the forces of the "Ron Paul Revolution'' to rise up and vote for a third-party candidate in November, he's......
  • Obama pushes economic reform message

     
    by John McCormick GOLDEN, Colo. - As the most severe financial crisis in at least a generation continues to shake Main Street, Sen. Barack Obama delivered a forceful new speech today to try to seize the economic reform upper hand.......
  • John McCain: Economy fits his script

     
    by Mark Silva The economy may never have been John McCain's strong suit -- he has admitted as much more than once -- but he is happy to wear it now. Now that the economic turmoil of the nation at......