Friday Aug 29
Name you should know: Danny Marti, Obama's nomination for new 'piracy czar'
Contrary to its descriptive-sounding name, the position of "piracy czar" doesn't actually require knowledge of swashbuckling and looking good why wearing an eye patch.
Partisanship chills Senate dining room
Here in the Senate Dining Room, only senators, high-level staff members and other approved guests are eligible to sit in the polished wood and blue leather chairs and talk business over the restaurant's signature bean soup, while uniformed servers bustle about refreshing iced teas.
Ancestry of Christopher Dodd
His father Tom was also a United States Senator from Connecticut. Chris Dodd graduated from Georgetown Prepatory School in Potomac, Maryland in 1962, from Providence College in Rhode Island in 1966, from the University of Louisville, Kentucky School of Law in 1972.
Opening Bell: 07.23.14
Herbalife Bashing Brings Bill Ackman Behind Where He First Began During a more than three-hour presentation yesterday, billionaire investor Bill Ackman choked up while describing his family's immigrant beginnings, called Herbalife Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Michael Johnson "a predator" and labeled that company "a criminal enterprise."
Happy 4th birthday Dodd-Frank! Everyone hates you
It was just four short years ago today that President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 into law.