Elizabeth Warren Formally Gets Banking Committee Slot

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 12:51 pm

Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren officially received her committee assignments today, and she will sit on the Senate Banking Committee, with key oversight over Wall Street and the financial system. Progressives agitated for weeks for Warren to get this spot, and in the end it wasn’t that difficult a lift. I’m looking forward to future hearings from [...]

Housing-Lock Threatening Job Mobility

By: Friday July 30, 2010 8:05 am

Conservatives like to say that the problem with the economy right now is all the uncertainty. Of course, their remedy is to repeal everything the Democrats have done and create more uncertainty. But never mind, it’s a talking point, the conservative plan for everything is “whatever they want, the other thing,” it’s not meant to [...]