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Obama Too Cozy With Banks, Say Paul Krugman…And John McCain

In his New York Times column today, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman criticized Obama for going easy on the bankers. Krugman’s complaints are part of a broader frustration among progressives that Obama is too close to Wall Street and big banks. But this particular column had an unusual booster: Obama’s 2008 presidential opponent John McCain. […]

July 18, 2011

Party of Banks and Wall Street Struggling to Raise Money

Despite intense anti-Obama sentiment and the conservative wave of last fall’s midterms, Republican presidential contenders are struggling in the fundraising battle, even as they do the bidding of bankers and lobbyists for Wall Street. After taking the House last November in a wave of conservative opposition to President Obama, Republicans now appear to be struggling to […]

July 8, 2011