Christian Weller

Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

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Senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston

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The architects of the Bush Administration's  financial bailout  got a public grilling today from the Senate Banking Committee.

Prospects for a Federal Bailout of the Financial System

The architects of the Bush Administration's financial bailout got a public grilling today from the Senate Banking Committee.

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Oil prices are very much on the rise, but gasoline has not yet caught up. When it does, $4 a gallon may sound like the good old days.

Our Ever Rising Gas Prices

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What’s the “tipping point” for gasoline prices—the amount that will cause drivers to really cut back on using the car?  A Washington Post-ABC News poll says is $4.38 cents a gallon in…

New Report Details the Pain Rising Gas Prices Are Inflicting

What’s the “tipping point” for gasoline prices—the amount that will cause drivers to really cut back on using the car?  A Washington Post-ABC News poll says is $4.38 cents a gallon in…

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