Conservative Law Professor Charles Fried: We Know the Public Option is Constitutional

By: Wednesday February 2, 2011 11:42 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a largely meaningless salon today about the constitutionality of the individual mandate. There are a bit over three hundred million people in America, and the only one who matters on this score is Anthony Kennedy. And he wasn’t at the hearing. So I’m not sure what it accomplished. However, while [...]

Maloney, Frank Seek Meeting With Obama to Discuss Elizabeth Warren CFPB Nomination

By: Friday August 6, 2010 2:06 pm

Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Barney Frank (D-MA) have sent are circulating a new letter to the President, requesting a personal meeting with him about nominating Elizabeth Warren as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency. This is an escalation of the earlier action spearheaded by Maloney, which resulted in 63 members of the [...]

Republicans Side With Warren

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 6:47 am

Elizabeth Warren is supposed to be a divisive figure, someone that Republicans (and some Democrats) who want to protect bank profits would reject out of hand. And yet, Republicans who have worked with her closely on the Congressional Oversight Panel, monitoring the TARP, showered her with praise yesterday: The two Republican appointees to the Congressional [...]

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