Must-read: the whistleblower who was fired for exposing mortgage fraud at Countrywide and Bank of America.
Senate Republicans quietly block a bill to require disclosure in campaign money.
Romney advisor sort of admits Romney’s austerity politics won’t help the economy.
Unbelievable: Corning testifies to Congress it pays too much in taxes–after paying zero taxes from 2008 to 2011.
The wealth of the Walton family, heirs to Walmart, is equal to the wealth of the bottom 40% of Americans.
How increasing the minimum wage will help working people.
The private student loan industry is starting to look like the subprime mortgage industry, and that’s a dangerous thing.
More than 80,000 Ohioans will get rebate checks from their insurers thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
In other Ohio news, Dayton’s mayor has declared July 2012 to be “Guided By Voices Month” in honor of the city’s most famous musical export.
Chart of the day: Romney and Obama’s tax proposals, illustrated.
Finally, our thoughts go out to Colorado and to the victims of the devastating shooting there this morning.