In response to the news, Trump says the administration and lawmakers are exerting "a lot of pressure" on the auto maker.
Tim Kaine, Mark Warner and 10 other Democratic senators are backing Republican reform legislation that helps Wall Street and hurts Main Street.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren voices concern that Jerome Powell, as head of the central bank, “will roll back critical rules that help guard against another financial crisis.”
Democrats also boycotted Wednesday's committee vote on EPA nominee Scott Pruitt.
The “Putin did it” narrative is not about keeping Donald Trump out of office (an impossibility). It’s about shaping the political and policy environment in coming months and years.
"You should resign, you should give back the money you took while this scam was going on and you should be criminally investigated by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission."
On Thursday, all 100 U.S. senators -- including progressives Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Al Franken and Sherrod Brown -- passed an AIPAC-drafted resolution supporting the Netanyahu government's military invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Noam Chomsky once said that Greg Palast "upsets all the right people." Did the independent investigative reporter halt Lawrence Summers' charge to the head of the Fed?Did the independent investigative reporter halt Lawrence Summers' charge to the head of the Fed?
A look at the day's political happenings, including why Dick Cheney says the U.S. is in "deep do do" and Bernie Sanders and Grover Norquist spar over President Obama's awful budget.
Wall Street sees no need for more regulations of course, but unfortunately for Main Street Americans still reeling from the last financial crisis, President Obama may turn out to be the banking industry's biggest ally.