Here we have another object lesson about the folly of believing promises made by campaigning politicians.
The Massachusetts senator slammed the treasury secretary for his confusing statements during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday.
"Mnuchin didn't mention the name of a single victim in his remarks," journalist David Dayen reports. "He gave dubious statistics that fall apart upon scrutiny."
Steven Mnuchin has a long history of coming out ahead, even in questionable deals.
BlackRock Inc. is the world’s largest manager of financial assets—five times larger than Goldman Sachs. And its CEO, Larry Fink, and his team are poised to take over a Clinton Treasury Department.
"Today the stock market is high not from profits from expanding sales revenues, but from labor cost savings," former Reagan Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts writes in CounterPunch.
A look at the day's political happenings, including California voters make an about-face on marijuana legalization and an Illinois lawmaker offers an interesting comparison on gun control.
A look at the day's political happenings, including CNN interrupting Joe Biden's gun control presentation to report on another school shooting and a heated on-air argument between MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts.
A look at the day's political happenings, including AIG's decision on whether to join a lawsuit against the government over the financial crisis bailout and the White House's response to a petition to deport Piers Morgan.
The Nobel Prize-winning economist and public advocate is at the top of every liberal’s wish list for President Obama’s second-term Cabinet appointments.