Yesterday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defeated Zephyr Teachout in the New York Democratic Gubernatorial Primary winning roughly 60% of the vote. About a third of voters supported Teachout and her running mate Tim Wu even though they had no major institutional backing or spent much on campaign ads.
|By: DSWright Wednesday September 10, 2014 11:26 am|
|By: masaccio Sunday February 9, 2014 10:30 am|
Letting corporations make decisions about social matters like food supplies and using government to enforce those decisions is profoundly anti-democratic.
|By: masaccio Sunday September 15, 2013 10:34 am|
For the rich sleazoids who caused the Great Crash, it’s hard to decide which mansion to live in today. You losers should suffer for their entertainment.
|By: masaccio Saturday June 29, 2013 10:30 am|
Apparently the CFTC can’t prove something something about MF Global and crimes or there were none or something something. It’s all very confusing.
|By: masaccio Sunday February 3, 2013 10:40 am|
Preet Bharara can’t figure out how to sue a Wall Street CEO, let alone investigate and indict one.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 24, 2012 2:00 pm|
In one of the more cynical campaign promises I’ve seen in a while, the Obama Administration has apparently been running around to housing advocates telling them they will fire Ed DeMarco as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency… after the election.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:15 am|
I mentioned in passing yesterday this federal civil lawsuit against Wells Fargo for its conduct on some FHA loans. “Mentioned in passing” is all that the suit deserved, but I see that the PR shop at DoJ tried to turn this into a big deal, with the media playing along. So maybe I should put together a short and sweet FAQ on this lawsuit, to place it in the proper context.
|By: masaccio Sunday March 4, 2012 10:30 am|
Please keep sending me those e-mails, but don’t get hurt feelings if I don’t respond. And good luck with that re-election thing.
|By: masaccio Friday March 2, 2012 2:24 pm|
The money isn’t coming back, and no one is going to jail.