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April 3, 2014 | Blog

They hope to extend the “GE loophole” without a lot of public attention. Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 | Blog

DC “just loves its circular metaphors — spinning and news-cycles and the revolving doors.” Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about This Town, his book on how money rules Washington, DC. Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 | Moyers & Company

On this week’s Moyers & Company Mark Leibovich joins Bill to reveal what he has learned about a city where money rules and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. Watch the full show. Continue reading

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August 29, 2013 | Blog

The Sunlight Foundation’s Lisa Rosenberg offers some practical remedies to the culture of corruption and greed in Washington depicted in Mark Leibovich’s recent book. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Mark Leibovich of The New York Times has written about the city’s bipartisan lust for power, cash and notoriety in a book that everyone who’s anyone in the nation’s capital is talking about. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with author and New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town, in which he writes that money rules D.C., and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. Continue reading

Congress Recess
August 16, 2013 | Blog

Michael Winship says the only thing worse than a do-nothing Congress is one that yields “to the urgent, seductive whisper of the dollar.” Continue reading

From left to right: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, and Jared Bernstein, economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden; listen as President Barack Obama meets with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
August 2, 2013 | Blog

Zaid Jilani takes a look at the Wall Street ties of two economists on President Obama’s shortlist of replacements for Ben Bernanke at the Federal Reserve. 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

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May 9, 2013 | Blog
The Nation's Lee Fang looks at how former K and Wall Street denizens are rewarded with six-figure bonuses when they land a job in Congress.
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April 4, 2013 | Blog
The latest person to pass through it is former SEC chair Mary Schapiro.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chair Sheila Bair, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on problems in mortgage servicing from modification to foreclosure. At left is Phyllis Caldwell, chief of the Homeownership Preservation Office of the Treasury Department. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 22, 2013 | Blog
In this excerpt from Sheila Bair's book, she lays out three reforms to make the regulatory system work better.
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February 15, 2013

Mary Jo White’s appointment illustrates a takeover of government regulatory agencies by the very corporations they’re supposed to keep an eye on. Continue reading

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February 15, 2013 | Q&A
Government watchdog Michael Smallberg discusses the cozy relationship between SEC regulators and the financial players they’re supposed to police.
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