Patrick Yoest

Congressional Reporter, Dow Jones Newswires and Wall Street Journal

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Congressional reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal; former reporter for Congressional Quarterly

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Former executives of Seattle-based Washington Mutual are  talking to Congress  for the first time since the bank collapsed because of the housing crisis.  Today, they responded to a…

Former WaMu CEO and Executives Testify before Congress

Former executives of Seattle-based Washington Mutual are talking to Congress for the first time since the bank collapsed because of the housing crisis.  Today, they responded to a…

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Around the county, disaster planners at the state level are roasting the  Department of Homeland Security .  Since Katrina, they say, Washington has been trying to minimize its own…

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Around the county, disaster planners at the state level are roasting the Department of Homeland Security .  Since Katrina, they say, Washington has been trying to minimize its own…

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At a hearing last week in Washington, the president of the  National Association of State Emergency Planners ,  told Congress  that, when it comes to disaster planning, he has "never…

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