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Meet The Man Who Has 279 Members Of Congress In His Pocket

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Yuri Gripas”] Grover Norquist, the founder and head of Americans For Tax Reform, is arguably the most powerful non-elected person in Washington — and in many ways he is more powerful than even the Speaker of the House.He’s the keeper of “The Pledge,” the 60-some-odd promise never to […]
Meet The Man Who Has 279 Members Of Congress In His Pocket
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Meet The Dark Lord of the Debt Mess

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via WIkimedia Commons”] Here’s one possible narrative of how and why Monday’s Dow Jones industrial average went on a harrowing toboggan ride into a tree: the market was still freaked out over Friday’s S&P downgrade, which in turn was influenced by the refusal of congressional Republicans to […]
Meet The Dark Lord of the Debt Mess
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Meet The Man Who Has 279 Members Of Congress In His Pocket

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Yuri Gripas”] Grover Norquist, the founder and head of Americans For Tax Reform, is arguably the most powerful non-elected person in Washington — and in many ways he is more powerful than even the Speaker of the House.He’s the keeper of “The Pledge,” the 60-some-odd promise never to […]
Meet The Man Who Has 279 Members Of Congress In His Pocket
Markets

Meet The Dark Lord of the Debt Mess

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via WIkimedia Commons”] Here’s one possible narrative of how and why Monday’s Dow Jones industrial average went on a harrowing toboggan ride into a tree: the market was still freaked out over Friday’s S&P downgrade, which in turn was influenced by the refusal of congressional Republicans to […]
Meet The Dark Lord of the Debt Mess