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July 24, 2014 | Perspectives

When I was 16 years old, I got my first job working the grill at McDonald’s. It punctured my bubble of economic privilege. Continue reading

President Barack Obama, center, signs the Dodd Frank-Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in a ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, Wednesday, July 21, 2010.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 22, 2014 | Blog

Four years after the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into a law, much of it is yet to be implemented and the risks to the economy remain. Continue reading

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May 5, 2014 | News & Notes

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December 3, 2013 | Blog

The rules change will allow the president to appoint pro-reform candidates to several key Wall Street watchdogs. Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 | Blog

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November 22, 2013 | Blog

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November 21, 2013 | Blog

Harry Reid’s decision to change the filibuster rules, “restores an important principle of our democracy,” says Larry Cohen, who discussed the filibuster crisis with Bill earlier this year. Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 | Blog

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November 19, 2013 | Blog

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November 1, 2013 | Blog

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Obama spring 2013 nominees for cabinet positions and agency heads
May 23, 2013

See a slideshow of nominees President Obama has been having trouble getting through the Senate, and where they currently stand. Continue reading

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 20, 2013 | Blog
Harry Reid has threatened to change Senate rules and subvert the silent filibuster used against presidential nominees.
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March 14, 2013 | Blog

With help from ‘Blasty the Drone’, political cartoonist Mark Fiore targets Rand Paul’s filibuster and President Obama’s drone war at home and abroad. Continue reading

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January 25, 2013 | Blog
The filibuster reform compromise fell far short of the measures that many progressives hoped for.
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