Kevin Drum

Writer, Mother Jones

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Writer for Mother Jones magazine and editor of the Political Animal blog, published by the Washington Monthly

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President Obama reportedly told senior bankers in a private meeting that he is the only thing standing between them and the "pitchforks," but he himself is faced with alternatives that…

Banks Still Pose a Significant Headache for Obama

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The Obama Administration does not want to nationalize banks that appear to be failing, and Congress is not likely to come up with more bailout money.

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The Obama Administration does not want to nationalize banks that appear to be failing, and Congress is not likely to come up with more bailout money.

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