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December 16th, 2008

WH Wants to See Concessions Before a Bailout

White House Says Bailout Deal Is Not Imminent By Jonathan Karl, Z. Byron Wolf and Kate Barrett / ABC The White House said a decision on whether to provide an emergency loan to Detroit automakers is not imminent and suggested it's not definite either. "We're not going to be rushed ... continue reading

December 11th, 2008

McConnell deals major blow to bailout

By David Rogers / Politico Senate Republican opposition to the White House's proposed $14 billion bailout for ailing automakers set off a scramble Thursday to try to find some compromise as United Auto Workers representatives came to the Capitol to discuss proposed labor concessions to keep General Motors Corp. afloat. ... continue reading

December 4th, 2008

Foreclosure Machine Grinds On Through Holiday Season

Fannie and Freddie Moratorium Hasn't Stopped Evictions By Mary Kane / Washington Independent This is supposed to be the season for a break in home foreclosures, a pause in evictions over the holidays. But it's not working out that way for everyone. And certainly not for Julio Angulo of suburban ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2008

Obama: Financial bailout must help homeowners, too

By Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama signaled a clear desire Wednesday to use a significant portion of $700 billion in financial bailout funds to stanch foreclosures by helping struggling homeowners with their mortgages. "The deteriorating assets in the financial markets are rooted in the deterioration ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2008

Paulson Debates Second Infusion

Hostile Lawmakers, Competing Bailout Demands and GAO Criticism Pose Dilemma By Deborah Solomon and Michael R. Crittenden / Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is debating whether to ask Congress for the second installment of the $700 billion bailout package, concerned about competing demands for the ... continue reading

November 25th, 2008

GOP senators hail Obama's economic team

By Alexander Bolton / The Hill Senior Senate Republicans who battled former President Clinton on budget and tax issues are applauding the return of his economic team to President-elect Barack Obama's White House. Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), a leading congressional Republican on economic issues, lauded Obama's appointment of Timothy Geithner ... continue reading

November 13th, 2008

The New Trough

By Naomi Klein / Rolling Stone Editor's note: The online version of this story has been amended to reflect developments since the publication of the print edition. On October 13th, when the U.S. Treasury Department announced the team of "seasoned financial veterans" that will be handling the $700 billion bailout ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2008

Congress OKs historic bailout bill; Bush signs it

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and David Espo / Associated Press WASHINGTON - With the economy on the brink and elections looming, Congress approved an unprecedented $700 billion government bailout of the battered financial industry on Friday and sent it to President Bush who quickly signed it. "We have acted boldly ... continue reading

September 26th, 2008

The debate is on; McCain agrees to participate

By Nedra Pickler / Associated Press WASHINGTON - Republican John McCain agreed to attend the first presidential debate Friday night even though Congress doesn't have a bailout deal, reversing an earlier decision to delay the event until Washington had taken action to address the crisis. With less than 10 hours ... continue reading

June 11th, 2007

Some at Dartmouth protest speech by Bush administration official

Associated Press HANOVER, N.H. - Some faculty members at Dartmouth College are questioning why the college invited a top Bush administration official to give the keynote speech at Sunday’s commencement. U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth in 1968. He was president and CEO of investment ... continue reading

June 4th, 2007

'SiCKO'

June 6th, 2007 Former Louisiana Congressman Billy Tauzin, PhRMA President and CEO 'Girding for Battle' Pharmaceutical industry received reports on 'SiCKO' from Cannes Girding for Battle: California Nurses Association | Guaranteed Healthcare | Health Care for All | HealthCare-NOW! | OneCareNow | Physicians for a National Health Program | Sacramento ... continue reading

May 18th, 2007

Michael Moore Asks Treasury for the 411 on Himself

Los Angeles (E! Online) - Michael Moore wants to know what the U.S. Treasury Department is saying about him and he isn't one to just take the government's word for it. The controversy-courting filmmaker filed a Freedom of Information Act request Wednesday asking for all of the documents pertaining to ... continue reading

May 18th, 2007

Paulson Says Wolfowitz's Successor Should Still Be an American

By Matthew Benjamin / Bloomberg May 17 -- Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said he will consult with international colleagues about a successor to outgoing World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, while stressing that the position should remain in U.S. hands. ``I intend to move quickly to help the president identify a ... continue reading

May 18th, 2007

Wolfowitz resigns; Bush to nominate successor soon

By Lesley Wroughton / Reuters WASHINGTON - Paul Wolfowitz resigned as president of the World Bank on Thursday, ending a protracted battle over his stewardship prompted by his involvement in a high-paying promotion for his companion. "The poorest people in the world ... deserve the very best we can deliver," ... continue reading

May 17th, 2007

"Sicko" is Completed and We're Off to Cannes!

Friends, It's a wrap! My new film, "Sicko," is all done and will have its world premiere this Saturday night at the Cannes Film Festival. As with "Bowling for Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11," we are honored to have been chosen by this prestigious festival to screen our work there. My ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

Moore: Bush 'coming after me' for political reasons

By Kim Profant / Chicago Tribune LOS ANGELES -- Filmmaker Michael Moore has asked the Bush administration to call off an investigation of his trip to Cuba to get treatment for ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers for a segment in his upcoming health-care expose, "SiCKO." Moore, who made the hit ... continue reading

May 12th, 2007

Moore blasts Bush over film-trip probe

By David Germain / Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Michael Moore has asked the Bush administration to call off an investigation of his trip to Cuba to get treatment for ailing Sept. 11 rescue workers for a segment in his upcoming health-care expose, "Sicko." Moore, who made the hit ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Open Letter from Michael Moore to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

Secretary Henry Paulson Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20220 May 11, 2007 Secretary Paulson, I am contacting you in light of the document sent to me dated May 2, 2007, which was received May 7, 2007 indicating that an investigation has been opened up with regards ... continue reading

May 11th, 2007

Open Letter from Michael Moore to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

Secretary Henry Paulson Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20220 May 11, 2007 Secretary Paulson, I am contacting you in light of the document sent to me dated May 2, 2007, which was received May 7, 2007 indicating that an investigation has been opened up with regards ... continue reading

April 21st, 2007

Factory jobs: 3 million lost since 2000

By Martin Crutsinger / Associated Press Three weeks ago, Dawn Zimmer became a statistic. Laid off from her job assembling trucks at Freightliner's plant in Portland, Ore., she and 800 of her colleagues joined a long line of U.S. manufacturing workers who have lost jobs in recent years. A total ... continue reading

January 23rd, 2007

Rockefeller: Iraq drains security funds

By Katherine Shrader / Associated Press WASHINGTON - The new chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said he fears the government will not have enough money for homeland security and other domestic priorities because of President Bush's " Iraq adventure." In an interview on Monday, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., criticized ... continue reading

October 26th, 2006

Stakes are high for business community in Nov. elections

By Sue Kirchhoff / USA Today WASHINGTON — If Democrats pick up the 15 seats they need to gain a House majority on Nov. 7, liberal Charles Rangel of New York, an outspoken critic of President Bush's sweeping tax cuts, will chair the powerful Ways and Means Committee, overseeing taxes, ... continue reading

October 12th, 2006

Oil imports push trade deficit higher

By Martin Crutsinger / Associated Press WASHINGTON - America's trade deficit unexpectedly jumped to a new record in August, providing ammunition for Democrats to attack Republican trade policies in the closing weeks of the fall elections. The gap between what the U.S. exports and what it imports rose by 2.7 ... continue reading

May 25th, 2006

Snow likely to step down in mid-June: sources

By Caren Bohan and Glenn Somerville / Reuters WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary John Snow, whose future in the Bush administration has been the subject of heated speculation in recent months, is likely to step down in mid- to late June, Republican sources said. The White House is narrowing its choices ... continue reading

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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
9:48 AM
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
2:00 PM
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
5:38 PM
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
9:08 PM
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
10:07 AM
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
6:48 PM
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
8:39 PM
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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