JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon goes testifies before the Senate–and gets lavished with first-class service by many Senators.
…But amid all the fawning, a few Senators were able to elicit some revealing answers from Dimon.
“I don’t think there’s enough people that actually understand.” The people behind the long-term unemployment numbers.
Surprise*! The same study showing declining median family income in recent years also showed an increase in income for the highest earners. (*Note: Not actually a surprise.)
Related: Income inequality was a factor in the Great Recession.
The low minimum wage for tipped workers hasn’t changed since 1991–time to think about taking the high road when you eat out.
Senate Republicans try to block home care workers from getting a minimum wage.
The union-busting casino tycoon who propped up Newt Gingrich is the latest $10 million superPAC donor.
Pushing back: activists, shareholders come together to demand answers from corporations on their political spending.
“The American people are right; Mr. Bush is more responsible.”
A new attack on voting rights in Michigan.
Jon Stewart and the Daily Show team take on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s voter suppression.
Congratulations to John Lehman, Wisconsin’s newest state Senator, who was just declared the winner after last week’s recall election by an 834-vote margin.
And congratulations to Ron Barber, who just won a special election to replace retiring Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who is recovering after a brutal January 2011 attack.