Jan 23, 2015
The Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union speech this week by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst included a very important proposal: reform and simplify the tax code by eliminating loopholes and reducing tax rates.
Jan 16, 2015
Receiving nearly $29 trillion in financial liquidity since the beginning of the financial crisis , including loans, loan purchases and loan guarantees , Wall Street has now become the new welfare state.
Jan 9, 2015
The 2014 projections by respected economists fell far short in accuracy.
Jan 2, 2015
Despite record fines and legal settlements during the past year, totaling $56 billion, bank regulators and Congress are dismantling the very progress that had begun.
Dec 26, 2014
While the bank stress tests might help the Federal Reserve identify weaknesses in the financial system, the Fed is ill-equipped to adequately address and rectify the problems that might surface.
Dec 19, 2014
In an effort led by the Republicans, the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation has been effectively eviscerated, recreating the very financial environment that crippled the global markets and economy six years ago.
Dec 12, 2014
In recent testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Jonathan Gruber, an economist at MIT, offered an apology to the American people for his "thoughtless," "insulting" and "disparaging" comments toward them in describing his work with the Affordable Care Act.
Dec 5, 2014
President Obama lost sight of our national priorities. As a result, Americans continue to suffer.