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night the New York Times released a column that could possibly place the source of blame on Wall Street for our current financial crisis (Agencys 04 Rule Let Banks Pile Up New Debt, and Risk). Now, will the House of Representatives move forward in passing the current Economic Stabilization Act? I hope not. Financial firms less than ten years ago have been misrepresenting their accounting, if at all publicizing factual assets. In 2004 major investment banks came to the Security and Exchange Commission to beg for "exemption from an old regulation that limited the amount of debt they could take on". Now hold on to your seats, because it gets even more atrocious. These five investment banks, "including Goldman Sachs, which was headed by Henry M. Paulson" the current U.S. Treasury secretary, were now being funneled billions of dollars from the Federal Reserve, in order to have "a cushion against losses on their investments" further down the road. This was a precedent to being bailed out, and yet their financial structure was hedged on failing, and these Wall Street institutions took full advantage of deregulation in the name of profiting at the cost of the American taxpayer.
4 Oct 2008
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Watch all of Lesley's Episodes Here: *******www.digitsshow****/exclusive Become a Fan on Facebook: *******www.facebook****/digitsshow Follow on Twitter: *******www.twitter****/digitsshow In this episode Lesley sees how annoying she can be when she doesn't take no for an answer. harry reid, senate, house, house of representatives, congress, health care, health care reform, hcr, healthcare reform bill, politics, politicians, republicans, democrats, conservatives, progressives, independents, fringe, tea party, tea party protest, tea partiers, tea, party, democratic, democracy, republic, boehner, john boehner, nancy pelosi, mitch mcconnel, banking reform, finance bill, keith olberman, rachel maddow, glenn beck, bill o'reilly, CNN, MSNBC, news, political, barely political, nydailynews, joe biden, barak obama, hillary clinton, supreme court, theyoungturks, george bush, clinton, president, senator, congressman, 2010 census, no you can't, acorn, DCCC, NRCC, michael steele, NRA, guns, abortion, immigration, al gore Distributed by Tubemogul.
26 Mar 2010
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Republicans are celebrating a return to power in the House of Representatives.
4 Nov 2010
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Transcript by Newsy**** BY ZHENG HWUANG CHIA You're watching multisource politics news analysis from Newsy Zach Wahls loves his two moms – and for that – he is now a YouTube star. The 19-year-old University of Iowa engineering student defended same-sex marriage in front of the Iowa House of Representatives. Here’s a portion of Wahls’ testimony. “I’m raised by a gay couple, and I am doing pretty well. I scored a ninety-ninth percentile on my ACT. I’m actually an Eagle Scout. I own and operate my own small business. If I was your son, Mr. Chairman, I believe I would make you very proud. I’m His speech went viral -- receiving half a million hits on YouTube in two days... but the Iowa House of Representatives was unmoved by the plea – and voted 62-37 to ban gay marriage. The liberal blog – Friendly Atheist calls this infuriating. “What a sad state of affairs when Zach’s parents could lose official state recognition for being in love, but the Republications (and a few Democrats) in the Iowa house can get married and divorced as many times as they want without any problems at all.” Wahls said being raised by lesbian parents had zero effect on his character -- but The Christian Post isn’t buying it. The paper references a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which found: “Children reared in homosexual households are more likely to experience sexual confusion, engage in risky sexual experimentation and later adopt a homosexual identity ... [Anchor: and concluded] children fare best when reared by their two biological parents in a loving, low conflict marriage.” In an ABC article, the American Sociological Review chimes in, saying – Yes – kids with lesbian or gay parents are more likely to have an open mind towards homosexuality – but that’s because... “A University of Southern California study [concluded] that children with lesbian or gay parents show more empathy for social diversity [and] are less confined by gender stereotypes.” But back to Wahls and his mothers -- does this mean same-sex marriage is over in Iowa? Mother Jones says not quite. “State Senate Majority leader Mike Gronstal, a Democrat who has the final say on what reaches the floor has repeatedly said [he] will never allow this to happen. Even if he allowed it, an amendment wouldn’t appear on ballots until at least 2013.” Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy
8 Feb 2011
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The Hill's Andy Barr and Jackie Kucinich were at the Capitol Hill Club the morning after John McCain's Potomac Primary sweep to see House GOP leadership endorse McCain.
28 Feb 2008
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* Congress passes Anti-Piracy bill. * MICROSOFT lets potential proxy board go. * BEST BUY teams with CARPHONE WAREHOUSE. * CABLEVISION to build Wi-Fi network. * WARNER BROS. cuts two indies. * NBC formats shows for iPhone. Read more at *******www.ShellyPalmer****
13 Oct 2009
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Know how many people died in the blast in Delhi. For more news log on to www.headlinesindia****
28 Sep 2008
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What if Americans stood together to replace all 435 members of the House with everyday citizens? This movement seeks to do just that... The Christian Broadcasting Network CBN ***********
5 Mar 2010
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Rep. Robert Etheridge (D-NC) says he was having a bad day when he attacked a student who stuck a camera in his face.
16 Jun 2010
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After White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs alluded to a potential Republican takeover, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to calm anxious lawmakers' nerves.
17 Jul 2010
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*******www.moneymgmtsolutions****/blog/ Money Management Solutions Inc. presents money management solutions video for U.S.Congress from article by Charley Reese, former columnist, Orlando Sentinel.
20 Jul 2010
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Republicans want to extend income and estate taxes for everyone, but Democrats only want extensions for households making up to $250,000
4 Nov 2010
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