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Goldman Sachs' $5B Settlement May Not Be as It Seems
Goldman Sachs ' $5 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department may seem like a hefty penalty for the bank's role in the 2008 financial crisis , but a large portion of that may be a gift from Uncle Sam, some experts told ABC News. As part of the $5.06 billion settlement announced Monday, the
Hillary Clinton Under Fire for Speaking Fees
Bernie Sanders went after his fellow presidential candidate for her exorbitant speaking engagement fees.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein to 'Work Substantially' Through Cancer Treatment
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein announced that he has cancer, but said he plans to "work substantially" through his chemotherapy treatment. Blankfein, who turned 61 last week, explained that late this summer he was "not feeling well" for several weeks and recently had a biopsy. He then learned he
Gov. Martin O’Malley Says ‘New Leadership’ Needed to Rein in Wall Street
Newly declared Democratic presidential contender, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, took aim at Wall Street and both former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Republican Florida Gov. Jeb Bush during an exclusive interview with ABC News Saturday, saying “new leadership” is needed to
The 9 Best Photos From This Year's Clinton Global Initiative
As Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton wrap up the third and final day of their annual Clinton Global Initiative in New York City, here’s a look at some of the best moments from the four-day affair: BABY WATCH: Despite the exorbitant number of high-profile names on the...
New York Mayor Joins with Big Donors in Bid for 2016 Convention
It may only be 2014, but big corporate money and politics are already at work in a bid to secure the 2016 Democratic convention for Brooklyn, with New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio literally rolling out a red carpet for DNC officials at New York’s Penn Station. Republicans have already chosen
Wall Street Will Can't Influence Tea Party to End Shutdown, DC Watchers Say
The government shutdown is bad for business, bad for the economy and bad for your 401(k). So why aren't the politicians listening to the overwhelmingly negative sentiments of Wall Street and the big-business lobby ? After all, business titans like Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and JP Morgan's
Markets, Politicians React to Day 3 of Government Shutdown
Rep. Peter King joins moderate Republicans in questioning GOP leadership strategy.
Is Shutdown The New Normal?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES NO END IN SIGHT: President Obama and leaders of both houses of Congress left a 90-minute meeting at the White House last night no more closer to ending a government shutdown then when the started, ABC’s ABBY PHILLIP notes....
Carney: Obama Not Making Partisan Demands in Shutdown Fight
White House press secretary discusses the GOP's desire to defund "Obamacare" amid the shutdown.