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  • Bernanke's second term secured

    by Mark Silva and updated Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who presided over the federal government's handling of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, has won Senate confirmation for a second four-year term today. Bernanke's second term
  • Schumer, undoing Schumer: Wall Street crackdown!

    In 2001, Chuck Schumer was a co-sponsor with Phil Gramm of a bill (the Investor and Capital Markets Fee Relief Act of 2001) that cut Wall Street fees designed to finance SEC oversight operations that had been diverted to...

    Congress approves $787-B stimulus

    by Mark Silva A divided Congress has approved a $787-billion stimulus that President Barack Obama demanded as an essential boost for a stalled economy, with the Senate voting 60-38 tonight on a measure that earlier cleared the House by 246-183...

    Letting Citigroup fail could be disastrous

    by Frank James If lawmakers liked what happened after Lehman Brothers collapsed, they'll really like what would happen if Citigroup failed. Sen. Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican, said over the weekend federal officials should let Citigroup fail...

    Feds prepare to revive Citigroup if needed

    by Frank James It appears federal officials are declining to follow the advice of Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) who recently said Citigroup should be allowed to die. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Obama Administration and Federal Reserve...