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New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney listens, left, as Senate candidate Newark Mayor Cory Booker addresses a gathering of supporters at an event in Deptford Township, N.J. Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 6, 2013 | Blog

The Grey Lady calls “coziness with the moneyed class” an “asset” in an editorial supporting Cory Booker for the Senate. Continue reading

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., right, speak about tax reform to 3M's Chief Technology Officer Fred Palensky at the 3M Innovation Center on Monday, July 8, 2013 in Maplewood, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
August 1, 2013 | Blog

Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch want to shield authors of toxic tax giveaways from the public view. Continue reading

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. Clapper delivered the U.S. intelligence community's overview of global threats posed by terrorism, cyber attacks, weapons of mass destruction, the months-long civil war in Syria and the unsettled situation in post-Arab Spring nations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 12, 2013 | Blog

David Sirota argues that the national intelligence director has become our most explicit example of an executive branch misleading those with a constitutional responsibility to perform oversight. Continue reading

Mary Jo White
February 12, 2013 | Blog
David Sirota says Obama's nomination of Mary Jo White to head the SEC perpetuates a history of regulatory capture at the agency.
President Barack Obama, with current White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, right, announces that he will name current Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough,left, as his next chief of staff, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 31, 2013 | Blog
From appointments of Lanny Breuer to Mary Jo White, the president has let big banks off the hook at every turn, says David Sirota.