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Book Excerpt: Bernie Sanders' 'Our Revolution'
From OUR REVOLUTION: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders . Copyright © 2016 by the author and reprinted with permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. INTRODUCTION When we began our race for the presidency in April 2015, we were considered by the political
5 Things You Should Know About Dodd-Frank
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis explains the law that regulates the financial industry.
Liz Weston: President-Elect Trump, Save the CFPB
The financial bad actors who preyed on consumers haven't gone away - they're trying to sabotage the only real defender the middle class has ever had
Fed Chair Defends Dodd-Frank Act, Pledges to Serve Full Term
In an appearance before a top congressional economic committee today, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the Dodd-Frank Act and pledged to serve out her term despite criticism from Donald Trump during his presidential campaign.
How Bernie Sanders Is Trying to Be a Kingmaker in Key Congressional Races
Bernie Sanders is thanking House Speaker Paul Ryan these days. Earlier this month, while speaking in his home state of Wisconsin, Ryan warned, "If we lose the Senate , do you know who becomes chairman of the Senate budget committee? A guy named Bernie Sanders." Sanders did not miss a beat. He
Clinton's Apparent Call for 'Open Borders' on Trade Draws Scrutiny from Right and Left
Hillary Clinton is facing new scrutiny from both the political left and right this weekend after leaked emails from her campaign appear to reveal some of what she said behind closed doors to Wall Street firms. In one of more than 2,000 emails posted Friday night on the hacking website Wikileaks,
Congressman Asks Fed Chairwoman if Wells Fargo Should Be Broken Up
California representative Brad Sherman asks Janet Yellen if she will use powers granted to her to break up the bank following the resent fake accounts scandal.
Tim Kaine Officially Accepts the Vice Presidential Nomination For the Democratic Party
The former Virginia Governor says "we should all be feeling the Bern so we don't get burned by the other guy."
How Democratic VP Pick Tim Kaine's Camp Is Already Pushing Back on Liberal Critics
Democrats in Philadelphia are unlikely to greet Tim Kaine with a unified hero’s welcome when he takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention tonight. In fact, about 165 Bernie Sanders delegates answered a survey saying they’d be interested in “nonviolently and emphatically” protesting
The Note: Bill Clinton’s Night at DNC
NOTABLES --5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR DAY 2 OF DNC: Democrats brought the drama to Pennsylvania and we’re only a day in. Big name political stars -- including Hillary Clinton’s former rival Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama -- took the stage Monday, but it was the