• Barney Frank, Congress, politics

    Meet Your New House Financial Services Committee Chair

    The rest of America will be talking about Nancy Pelosi’s rise and Donald Rumsfeld’s fall today. But we’re kind of bored by all that already. Besides the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives has important implications for something we actually do care about—finance. Meet Barney Frank, the incoming chairman of the House Financial Services […]

    / Nov 8, 2006 at 1:11 PM
  • Citicorp, Congress

    The Business Side: A Look At the Mark Foley Scandal’s Fallout

    We’ve mostly avoided writing about the latest bit of grossness flowing from our nation’s capital. But this morning we were reminded by Tim Carney’s most recent article that the scandal may have some repercussions for American business and the markets. You see, just like Bob Dole was often referred to as “the Senator from ADM,” […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 11:34 AM

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