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The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is the largest federation of unions in the United States.
Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician who was the United States Representative for and a member of the Democratic Party.
Andrew Peter Napolitano (born June 6, 1950) is an American syndicated columnist whose work appears in numerous publications, such as Fox News, The Washington Times, and Reason.
Andrew L. "Andy" Stern (born November 22, 1950) is the former president of the then 2.2.million member Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
Appalachian State University The pronunciation of Appalachian in a Southern U.S. dialect is provided.
An audit is a systematic and independent examination of books, accounts, statutory records, documents and vouchers of an organization to ascertain how far the financial statements as well as non-financial disclosures present a true and fair view of the concern.
Bank of America Corporation (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Barnett "Barney" Frank (born March 31, 1940) is a former American politician and board member of the New York-based Signature Bank.
The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.
Ben Shalom Bernanke (born December 13, 1953) is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, from 2006 to 2014.
Earl Benjamin Nelson (born May 17, 1941) is an American former politician, businessman, and lawyer.
Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.
William Joseph Posey (born December 18, 1947) is an American businessman and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for, in Congress since 2009.
A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.
The Boston Tea Party was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The Campaign for Liberty (C4L) is a political organization founded by twelve-term United States Congressman Ron Paul.
A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages a state's currency, money supply, and interest rates.
The Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is the head of the Federal Reserve, which is the central banking system of the United States.
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Christopher John Matthews (born December 17, 1945) is an American political commentator, talk show host, and author.
The Comptroller General of the United States is the director of the Government Accountability Office (GAO, formerly known as the General Accounting Office), a legislative branch agency established by Congress in 1921 to ensure the fiscal and managerial accountability of the federal government.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual political conference attended by conservative activists and elected officials from across the United States.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette is a six-day morning daily newspaper based in Northampton, Massachusetts, and covering all of Hampshire County and southern towns of Franklin County, Massachusetts.
Danny Lee Burton (born June 21, 1938) is an American politician.
Dean Baker (born July 13, 1958) is an American macroeconomist and co-founder, with Mark Weisbrot, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, D.C. He is credited as being one of the first economists to have discovered the 2007–2008 United States housing bubble.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dennis John Kucinich (born October 8, 1946) is an American politician.
Dennis Ray Rehberg (born October 5, 1955) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party.
The discount window is an instrument of monetary policy (usually controlled by central banks) that allows eligible institutions to borrow money from the central bank, usually on a short-term basis, to meet temporary shortages of liquidity caused by internal or external disruptions.
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Division A of), commonly referred to as a bailout of the U.S. financial system, is a law enacted subsequently to the subprime mortgage crisis authorizing the United States Secretary of the Treasury to spend up to $700 billion to purchase distressed assets, especially mortgage-backed securities, and supply cash directly to banks.
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), a committee within the Federal Reserve System (the Fed), is charged under the United States law with overseeing the nation's open market operations (e.g., the Fed's buying and selling of United States Treasury securities).
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, commonly known as the Federal Reserve Board, is the main governing body of the Federal Reserve System.
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States of America.
The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Glenn (previously titled The Glenn Beck Program) is a news talk and political opinion show on TheBlaze hosted by Glenn Beck.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a legislative branch government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
James Kenneth Galbraith (born January 29, 1952) is an American economist who writes frequently for the popular press on economic topics.
Jane Hamsher (born Jane Murphy; July 25, 1959) is a US film producer, author, and blogger best known as the author of Killer Instinct, a memoir about co-producing the 1994 movie Natural Born Killers with Don Murphy and others, and as the founder and publisher of the politically progressive blog FireDogLake (2004 – 2015).
Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist.
James Warren DeMint (born September 2, 1951) is an American writer and retired politician who served as a United States Senator from South Carolina from 2005 to 2013.
Jim Guest is a former aerospace engineer, and current farmer, small business owner, and former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives from District 5.
Judd Alan Gregg (born February 14, 1947) served as the 76th Governor of New Hampshire and was a United States Senator from New Hampshire, who served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Kentucky's 4th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Leo W. Gerard (born 1947) is a steelworker and a Canadian and American labour leader.
Lincolnton is a small city in Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States, within the Charlotte metropolitan area.
Ron Paul, a Republican United States Congressman from Lake Jackson, Texas, has sponsored many bills in the United States House of Representatives, such as those that would abolish the income tax or the Federal Reserve.
Lynn C. Woolsey (born November 3, 1937) is a former U.S. Representative for, serving from 1993 to 2013.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Melvin Luther Watt (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician who has been Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency since 2014.
Michele Marie Bachmann (née Amble; April 6, 1956) is an American politician.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Modern American liberalism is the dominant version of liberalism in the United States.
Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.
Naomi Klein (born May 8, 1970) is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of capitalism.
Neil Abercrombie (born June 26, 1938) is an American politician who served as the seventh Governor of Hawaii from 2010 to 2014.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
North Carolina's 12th congressional district is a congressional district located in the city of Charlotte and surrounding areas in Mecklenburg County.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
An open market operation (OMO) is an activity by a central bank to give (or take) liquidity in its currency to (or from) a bank or a group of banks.
Pandering is the act of expressing one's views in accordance with the likes of a group to which one is attempting to appeal.
Patrick "Pat" Joseph Gray is an American talk radio host of Pat Gray Unleashed on TheBlaze Radio Network and TheBlaze TV.
Paul Collins Broun Jr. (born May 14, 1946) is an American politician.
Politico, known earlier as The Politico, is an American political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
The presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama was inaugurated as 44th President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2017.
Randal Howard "Rand" Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American politician and physician serving as the junior United States Senator from Kentucky since 2011, alongside Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard Louis Trumka (born July 24, 1949)Who's Who in America. 62nd ed.
Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician and retired politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1976 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1985, and for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1997 to 2013.
Roscoe Gardner Bartlett (born June 3, 1926) is an American politician who was U.S. Representative for, serving from 1993 to 2013.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is a labor union representing almost 1.9 million workers in over 100 occupations in the United States and Canada.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
Steven Leslie "Steve" Kagen (born December 12, 1949) is an American politician and physician who was the U.S. Representative for from 2007 to 2011.
The Tea Party protests were a series of well-funded protests throughout the United States that began in early 2009.
Lloyd Theodore Poe (born September 10, 1948) is an American politician who has represented Texas's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2005.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial-services company that provides financial advice for investors through various stock, investing, and personal finance services.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
THOMAS was the first online database of United States Congress legislative information.
Thomas Ferguson (born 1949) is an American political scientist and author who writes on politics and economics, often within a historical perspective.
Thomas Harold Massie (born January 13, 1971) is an American entrepreneur and politician who has been the United States Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district since 2012.
Timothy Franz Geithner (born August 18, 1961) is a former American central banker who served as the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.
Title 31 of the United States Code outlines the role of the money and finance in the United States Code.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Code of Laws of the United States of America (variously abbreviated to Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, U.S. Code, U.S.C., or USC) is the official compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal statutes of the United States.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (formerly the Committee on Banking and Currency) has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban development, mass transit and government contracts.
The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (United Steelworkers or USW) is the largest industrial labor union in North America, with 860,294 members.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A veto – Latin for "I forbid" – is the power (used by an officer of the state, for example) to unilaterally stop an official action, especially the enactment of legislation.
Walter Beaman Jones Jr. (born February 10, 1943) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1995.
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William Kurt Black (born September 6, 1951) is an American lawyer, academic, author, and a former bank regulator.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Zero Hedge is an English-language blog that aggregates financial and political news and presents editorial opinions from original and outside sources.
The One Hundred Eleventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government from January 3, 2009, until January 3, 2011.
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, from January 3, 2011, until January 3, 2013.
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, from January 3, 2013, to January 3, 2015, during the fifth and sixth years of Barack Obama's presidency.
The One Hundred Fourteenth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
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