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Christopher Dodd

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  • Barack Obama interview on March 16, 2008

    Obama's opening statement: So what I want to do, if this is OK with you guys, I want to start just by talking about my house purchase and Tony Rezko because that's something that I know you guys have editorialized on, suggesting that we haven't...
  • Revenge of FISA: the sequel

     
    by James Oliphant and updated It's back. And just like Michael Myers in Halloween, or Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction or Larry the Cable Guy, it can't be killed by any normal means. Democratic and Republican negotiators from the House......
  • FISA infinitum: Opposition to bill digs in

     
    by James Oliphant Earlier this week, it looked like the bill modifying the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act would clear Congress by the end of the week and reach the president's desk before July 4. That may yet happen, but the......
  • Conservative critique of bailout grows

     
    by James Oliphant A slow drumbeat of concern from fiscal conservatives over the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout of Wall Street is getting louder. First there was the go-slow approach advocated by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), the ranking...
  • Bailout deal wobbles amid partisan divide

     
    by James Oliphant Deal or no deal? A day that began on an optimistic note devolved into an evening of partisan bickering and finger-pointing, as Democratic supporters of a $700 billion Bush administration plan to bail out the financial sector......
  • Bailout: Tentative deal reached

     
    by James Oliphant A tentative deal has been struck between Democratic and Republican members of Congress on the massive $700 billion plan to rescue America's financial sector. Sen. Christopher Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank, who have been leading the talks......
  • GOP: Chuck et al cleaning up their own mess

     
    With Congressional Democrats carrying Obama's water in their attacks on McCain, the GOP turns its opposition research guns on them -- and finds a target rich environment attacking the likes of Frank, Dodd and our own Chuck Schumer for......
  • Lieberman regrets some Obama remarks

     
    by James Oliphant Move over James Bond. There's a new indestructible action hero: Joe Lieberman. The senator from Connecticut, who was vilified by Democratic activists for his support of Republican presidential nominee John McCain, escaped serious...
  • Auto chiefs pass driving test

     
    playerName=miniplayer.swf&playerHeight=416&playerWidth=425&clipId=3202583&autoStart=false&continuousPlay=false&mute=false"> by Frank James It was the question the chiefs of the Big Three automakers knew was coming and they were ready. How did they get...
  • Citibank: Chuck's Fourth Branch of government?

     
    Sen. Schumer, when he was not deciding for the governor who should get NY's share of stimulus money yesterday, was busy negotiating with Citibank on a plan to give bankruptcy judges the power to give homeowners relief from foreclosure......
  • Exec pay cap = Sen. Dodd job protection?

     
    (This posting has changed from the original version.) by Frank James You don't have to be a Wall Street money magnet to be concerned about the unintended consequences from a provision tucked into the $787 billion economic stimulus bill that......
  • Dodd: Blame Treasury for AIG loophole

     
    by James Oliphant Sen. Christopher Dodd, accused by Republicans of writing a loophole in the economic stimulus bill that enabled the $165 million in bonuses to be paid to executives at American International Group, Wednesday blamed the Treasury Department...