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

Patrick Yoest on KCRW

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…

from To the Point

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…

Is America Ready for the Next Disaster?

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…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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…

Is America Ready for the Next Disaster?

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…

from To the Point

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