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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New Report Details the Pain Rising Gas Prices Are Inflicting

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