Tag Archives: Financial Reform

The President on Medicare

The President talked about the Medicare program and the new report showing that the changes enacted through health care reform will add twelve years to the program’s solvency. The President of course is referring to the Medicare “cost cuts” enacted … Continue reading

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The President on Financial Reform

The President spent his weekly address dealing with the financial reform package that has just moved forward in Congress. He has spoken forcefully on this matter before, and he is looking for a bill to be on his desk by … Continue reading

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The President on Financial Reform

The President continues the drumbeat on financial reform, talking about the benefits of reform, specifically Main Street benefits. The President knows that this is a political winner, and I think the Republicans know it as well. I would expect the … Continue reading

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Republicans Stop Financial Filibuster

Despite the breakdown of negotiations on a bipartisan financial reform bill Senate Republicans yesterday agreed to drop their filibuster and allow the bill to move forward. With debate scheduled to start today Republicans have changed the political strategy and will … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Charged

Goldman Sachs was charged with securities fraud by the S.E.C. on Friday in a case that is likely going to be a central focus of the ongoing debate about financial regulation. Despite the complexity of some of the financial instruments … Continue reading

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The President on Financial Reform

The President talks financial reform in this weeks address, calling on the Senate Banking Committee to pass a robust reform bill. President Obama talks about some of the excesses that led us to the brink of disaster, and how reform … Continue reading

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