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Wall Street Donates More to Democrats Than Republicans for First Time in 10 Years

Wall Street donors are giving more money to Democrats than Republicans for the first time in a decade. The news…

2 years ago

Even Wall Street Is Asking Trump Not to Restart the Economy Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump has courted significant controversy since announcing he will look into loosening federal guidelines for social distancing and…

3 years ago

Markets Crash, Trading Halted At Opening Bell, Despite Trump-Endorsed Fed Cut

Over the past weekend, in an effort to inject a boost to an already fragile economy and stock market, the…

3 years ago

Trump Calls Wall Street’s Coronavirus Concerns ‘Fake News’ In Monday Morning Tweets

In spite of deeply held concerns from medical professionals and the business world alike, President Donald Trump appeared to mock…

3 years ago

Trading On Wall Street Halted As Markets Drop Thousands Of Points Over Coronavirus, Oil Concerns

Wall Street stock markets dropped so precipitously on Monday's opening bell that a 15-minute delay in all trading conducted was…

3 years ago

Opinion: What Do The 99.9% Think About A Wealth Tax?

The wealth taxes Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed continue to provoke the malice of Wall…

3 years ago

House GOP Will Vote To Give Wall Street A Major Handout And Risk Another Great Recession

Republicans in the House of Representatives are about to dismantle financial reforms enacted by President Obama after the Great Recession.

6 years ago

Wall Street-Owned GOP Threatening To Take Obama’s Retirement Money Because Of $400K Speech

Even when Barack Obama isn't in the White House, Republicans in Congress are trying to bring him down.

6 years ago

Senate Democrat Promises To ‘Raise Hell’ To Protect The Coal Workers Trump Has Abandoned

Trump conned coal miners in order to win the White House, but Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown promises not to let…

6 years ago

Fill The Swamp: Trump White House Has Combined Net Worth Of $12 Billion

Now we know why many of Trump's proposals, from his disastrous health care legislation to his proposed budget cuts, would…

6 years ago

A Goldman Sachs ‘Foreclosure King’ Is Officially Running Trump’s Treasury Department

Wall Street executive Steve Mnuchin was officially sworn in as treasury secretary on Monday.

6 years ago

Don’t Be Fooled – Clinton Is Well-Versed in Dealing with Wall Street and Banks

"In 2007 I was alarmed and called for addressing risks of derivatives, cracking down on subprime mortgages and improving financial…

7 years ago

President Obama’s New Wall Street Rule Prompts Greedy AIG To Bail Out

Instead of adhering to the new Obama Department of Labor rule, AIG is selling the AIG Advisor Group to a…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Laughs At Wall Street’s Absurd Attempt To Blame Him For Market Drop

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders laughed out loud at Wall Street's attempt to blame his presidential candidacy for the drop…

7 years ago

Cruz Concealed Goldman Sachs Campaign Loan While Criticizing Wall Street In Senate Run

Cruz's actions, which his spokesperson now claims were "inadvertant," show that he is a hypocrite as well as dishonest

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Was Assailing Wall Street Before It Was Politically Expedient

Clinton warned us a year before the true nature of Wall Street and the financial sector's malfeasance manifested in a…

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Takes A Stand Against Wall Street’s Dark Influence

Hillary Clinton took aim at Wall Street's dark influence over D.C. by supporting Sen. Tammy Baldwin's bill to end the…

7 years ago

Jeb Bush Made Millions Giving Investors Billions Of Florida Pension Funds To Lose

For Florida taxpayers, their trust in then-Governor Jeb Bush to protect their lifelong pension savings was wasted when he forged…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Storms CNBC and Slams The Sick Greed Of Wall Street

Bernie Sanders did something that no other politician does. The Democratic presidential candidate went on CNBC and criticized the sick…

8 years ago

What Great Recession? Wall Street Remains Unoccupied By Ethics

Nearly seven years after the American economy foundered under the worst global recession since World War II, it seems nothing…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Drops A Truth Bomb On Wall St: Criminal Fraud Is The Big Banks’ Business Model

Bernie Sanders reacted to the news that the big banks pled guilty to manipulating currency markets by blunting saying that…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Is Terrifying Wall Street By Pushing Hillary Clinton To The Left

Wall Street is openly worrying that Bernie Sanders is pushing Hillary Clinton to the left by calling for the biggest…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Delivers A Body Blow To Wall St With New Bill To Break Up The Big Banks

Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking on Wall Street directly with a new bill that would break up the nation's "too…

8 years ago

Defiant Elizabeth Warren Tells Wall Street If They Want To Fight Her, “Bring It On”

Before a packed room in a Manhattan Barnes & Noble bookstore, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) refused to back off…

8 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Is On The Verge Of Pushing Big Banks Out Of Senate Democratic Campaigns

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) impact on Senate Democratic leadership is quickly being felt, as the nation's largest banks are considering…

8 years ago

Critics Claim Hillary Has an Income Inequality Problem

Have we really reached the point where asking the wealthy to pay their fair share of taxes is a form…

8 years ago

The First Act Of The Koch Congress Is A Vicious Attack On Social Security

On the evening before officially taking control of Congress, Republicans launched a Koch-Wall Street attack on Social Security as a…

8 years ago

A Stroke Of Obama’s Pen Will Lift 10.4 Million Workers Into the Middle Class

If the President simply adjusted the salary threshold for inflation since it was last raised in 1975, it would be…

8 years ago

Conservatives Can’t Find Their Way to the Future Because They Can’t Understand the Past

Context is everything, and in willfully misrepresenting the past, Republicans create a false premise upon which to build their plans…

8 years ago

The Koch Wall Street Crusade To Rob Pensions Is Underway

This is the class war billionaire Warren Buffet admitted his class was winning, and if any American doubted that the…

8 years ago

Chris Christie’s Donors Profit From Transferring New Jersey Pensions to Wall Street

Chris Christie is no stranger to questionable ethics and corruption, and although helping financial institutions profit to the tune of…

8 years ago

Wealthy Americans Prove Pope Francis’ Point by Threatening Economic Blackmail

Home Depot founder Ken Langone complained that the Pope is being mean to rich Americans because unlike rich people in…

9 years ago

When Boehner and Cantor Say What The American People Want They Mean ALEC and the Kochs

In Republican parlance, when they say "what the people want," they mean their wealthy benefactors the Koch brothers, ALEC, and…

9 years ago

Genius: How a 1990s Cartoon Character Perfectly Represents Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz has been compared to a lot of things lately. However, a comparison to a monomaniacal mouse from a…

9 years ago

It Looks Like The Republican Debt Ceiling Demands Came Straight From The Koch Brothers

The GOP's debt ceiling demands are a composite Ryan budget, Koch policy meeting demands,"and ALEC social policy reform package all…

9 years ago

After JP Morgan Fiasco Obama Targets Wall Street’s GOP Enablers

Because President Obama is pushing for more financial regulation and reform, Wall Street is going all in on Mitt Romney…

11 years ago

Bernie Sanders Explains in 60 Seconds Why Congress Needs to Regulate Banks

Senator Sanders explained in a few seconds why, in the wake of JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon’s preschool gambling, the banks…

11 years ago

Romney Tells The GOP He Is The Hero Who Will Destroy Social Security

If presidential hopeful Willard “Mitt” Romney wins the nomination and presidency, he promises to be the hero that destroys Social…

11 years ago

Republicans Claim Pensions Funds Are Robbing The Rich

Republicans have proffered the notion that American workers, the poor, and retired people are robbing wealth from the 1% that…

11 years ago

How We Got Here: The View From Wall Street

There has been a lot of deserved talk about the three legs of corporatism: the right wing message machine, religious…

12 years ago