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  • 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...
  • Geithner: 'Credit flowing again' the goal

     
    by Mark Silva Timothy Geithner, the somewhat embattled Treasury secretary whose strategy for settling the "toxic assets" clogging the nation's financial markets -- as Treasury's Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned at the close...
  • Obama, race, reality and reconciliation

     
    by Mark Silva Two months into the administration of the first African-American president, Liz Sidoti of the Associated Press takes a look today at some of the "old racial stereotypes and Internet-fueled falsehoods'' about President Barack Obama that...
  • Senate's credit card crackdown: 90-5

     
    by James Oliphant Heeding a call from President Obama and riding a wave of populist anger, the Senate today overwhelmingly passed a sweeping bill that promises to transform the relationship between consumers and their credit-card companies. The bill,...
  • Obama: 'Culture of irresponsibility'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, arguing that Wall Street created "a culture of irresponsibility,'' is calling on Congress today to create a new framework of federal financial regulation. "A culture of irresponsibility took root from Wall Street to...
  • What Obama said: His remarks on financial reform

     
    President Obama warned Wall Street against returning to reckless behavior of the past....
  • Obama shifting missiles, Eastern Europe

     
    by Julian E. Barnes, and updated again at 12:10 pm EDT The Obama administration will significantly alter plans to create a missile defense system in Eastern Europe, abandoning blueprints for a large ground-based radar and interceptors based in the Czech.....
  • Morning Money Links: Bernanke a step closer to a job in 2010; Citigroup makes a mess of TARP exit; SEC meets CDOs; if only you'd bought gramps' Iowa farm

     
    --- The Senate Banking Committee votes to give Ben S. Bernanke a second term as Federal Reserve chairman, but Bernie Sanders has another idea: early retirement. --- For shareholders, Citigroup's attempt to exit TARP has been a bust. --- Delayed......
  • Sunday shows: McConnell, Patrick, Gingrich, Gibbs

     
    ABC This Week with George Stephanopoulos: Homeland Security Secy. Janet Napolitano, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Obama press secy Robert Gibbs. Roundtable with Matthew Dowd, Ruth Marcus and David Brooks. Bloomberg Capitol Report with Al Hunt: Sen....