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Phil Gramm

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  • Video: Another Mac ad attacks another O advisor

     
    Fresh from his ad yesterday attacking Obama advisor Franklin Raines -- who says he's actually not an advisor, but who is black, which makes some reporters believe McCain was playing the race card -- McCain releases a new one attacking......
  • Video: Obama hits Fiorina, Gramm

     
    Here's an ad, released last night by Obama (sorry we're late -- school open house!) that attacks McCain's ties to economic advisers Carly Fiorina and Phil Gramm as well as that constant presence in Dem attacks, George Bush. It seems......
  • McCain: Calling for oversight

     
    Congressional Democrats and outside experts have been calling for some kind of bailout oversight since the Paulson plan was announced Saturday. Obama called for it in a statement yesterday. McCain plans to follow suit this morning, according to this...
  • Obama, McCain: Cautious in econ-crisis

     
    by Mark Silva Count both Barack Obama and John McCain, the candidates for president, as avowedly cautious in the face of the $700 billion bailout that the Bush administration proposes for banks and other financial institutions holding bad mortgage debts.....
  • FYI: Jeb Hensarling

     
    One of the leaders of the House GOP revolt is a Texas congressman named Jeb Hensarling. He's a new favorite on conservative talk radio and a former staffer to former Sen. Phil Gramm, who of course is a top......
  • FDIC insurance once seen as risky

     
    by Frank James One of the new features of the revised Wall Street bailout plan scheduled to be voted on in the Senate tonight is an expansion of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp's coverage to accounts of $250,000 from $100,000.......
  • Ten on Tuesday: Back to Basics

     
    In speeches yesterday in Ohio that marked the start of the closing stretch, Obama returned to his lofty call for revival and change, while McCain "touted his experience" and the "tried-and-tested tactic of portraying his Democratic rival as a......
  • Schumer, undoing Schumer: Wall Street crackdown!

     
    In 2001, Chuck Schumer was a co-sponsor with Phil Gramm of a bill (the Investor and Capital Markets Fee Relief Act of 2001) that cut Wall Street fees designed to finance SEC oversight operations that had been diverted to......
  • Outsider Scott has lots of insider help

     
    By Kathleen Haughney  The News Service of Florida PANAMA CITY — Rick Scott, candidate for governor, is running as the consummate outsider in a year of outsiders. He’s never held office, and he hits the theme often – people are tired o...
  • No `bomb' on Ryan, Fawell says

    An emotional Scott Fawell, under questioning for the first time Tuesday from former Gov. George Ryan's lawyer, said he doesn't believe that he or Ryan ever committed any crimes during their years in politics. Fawell broke down and had to pause to collect...
  • U.S. accuses Ryan fund, 2 ex-aides of corruption

    A former top aide to Gov. George Ryan led a political operation on Ryan's behalf that engaged in pervasive fraud for seven years, diverting state employees to work on numerous campaigns on state time, shredding garbage bags full of campaign records and...