Miller’s core strengths were always consumer protection and financial regulation, not quite in the window of the major priorities for a Governor. Attorney General would be a great fit, but Democrat Roy Cooper (who’s on the foreclosure fraud settlement executive committee) will run for re-election.
|By: David Dayen Friday January 27, 2012 11:25 am|
|By: David Dayen Thursday September 22, 2011 7:10 pm|
The latest AG to stand with Schneiderman and against the attempts to whitewash the fraud of the big banks is Kentucky AG Jack Conway. He is up for re-election this year, and is known nationally by virtue of his unsuccessful challenge to Rand Paul for Senate in 2010. Conway, in conjunction with the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, sent an email to supporters aligning himself with Schneiderman.
|By: David Dayen Friday July 16, 2010 4:00 pm|
The pressure is building to name Elizabeth Warren as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on the inside and outside.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday March 12, 2010 2:20 pm|
As a pure matter of principle, after almost a year of blaming its exclusion on lack of votes in the Senate, there is no way it should die in the House.
Call progressive members of Congress who pledged to vote against any health care bill that doesn’t have a public option, and tell them to insist on its inclusion in the House bill. Then let us know what they say.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 10, 2010 5:40 pm|
Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is saying that the Senate has a majority for a public option–in direct contradiction to claims by President Obama.