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  • Election results likely to decide the sequestration debate

    Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. A...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: What About Chris Murphy's Mortgage, Rent Problems

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Beth Bye: He made good on all his payments. Young guy working too hard. Been many years without any payment problems since. Don't know anyone who...
  • It's time to stop blaming Bush

    It's time to stop blaming Bush
    I am not a fan of former President George W. Bush, but I must comment on the hatchet job that was The Sun's editorial about the opening of the Bush library in Dallas ("Misoverestimating Bush," April 28). During the last two years of Mr. Bush's...
  • Bush was a lousy president

    Bush was a lousy president
    I am writing response to the letter writer who stated that the policy of forcing banks to give loans to people who could not afford them was pushed by Rep. Barney Frank and Sen. Chris Dodd ("Stop blaming Bush," May 1). The housing bubble burst in 2006-...
  • Delaney, state's newest congressman, starts term

    Delaney, state's newest congressman, starts term
    Maryland's newest member of the House of Representatives, Democrat John Delaney, was sworn into office Thursday amid a flurry of symbolism and celebration but also apprehension over issues left unresolved by the last Congress. The Potomac banker, who...
  • Time to break up the biggest Wall Street banks

    Time to break up the biggest Wall Street banks
    TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors....
  • The Bucks Start There: Greenwich A Rich Source For Romney

    It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.     In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
  • DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'

    DeStefano: 'You Leave When They Want You To Stay'
    Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11. "You...
  • The Political Transformation Of Joe Lieberman

    Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore. "Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
  • Democrats allege GOP partisanship on financial crisis panel [Updated]

     
    Some Republicans on the federal commission that investigated the financial crisis were guided more by politics than fact-finding in hopes of derailing the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, according to a report by congressional Democrats on...
  • Richard Cordray is nominee to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [Video] [Updated]

     
    President Obama will nominate former Ohio Atty. Gen. Richard Cordray to head the new agency to protect consumers in the financial marketplace, acting just days before it is set to begin operations. After months of speculation about who would lead......