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

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…

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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.

Banks Still Pose a Significant Headache for Obama

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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After months of quiet negotiations, Democrats and the Bush White house reportedly were close to a deal on the controversy between electronic surveillance of terrorists and the privacy…

The Administration's Broad New Wiretapping Powers

After months of quiet negotiations, Democrats and the Bush White house reportedly were close to a deal on the controversy between electronic surveillance of terrorists and the privacy…

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