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California State Senator Indicted On Arms Trafficking, Corruption Charges

By Josh Richman, Howard Mintz, Jessica Calefati and Robert Salonga, San Jose Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO — In a stunning criminal complaint, California state Senator Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the San Francisco Bay Area, casting yet another cloud […]

March 27, 2014
Income Inequality

Pew Survey Shows Sharp Partisan Divide On Combating Inequality

WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly agree that the income gap between the rich and everyone else has grown in recent years, but they are divided sharply by party when asked what, if anything, the government should do about it. Roughly two-thirds of Americans, regardless of party, agree that the income gap has increased in the last […]

January 23, 2014

Obama Tries to Win Back Wall Street

The President is now trying to get Wall Streeters to work the phones and argue that the markets have improved under his watch, according to the New York Times. Barack Obama had a huge amount of financial support from Wall Street in his 2007/08 run; Goldman Sachs executives and employees donated more to his campaign […]

June 13, 2011