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Senator Maria Cantwell: A workhorse for the people and the Pacific Northwest in Congress

Excerpt: Cantwell, sixty-four, is not one of the usual suspects seen on networks’ Sunday morning talk shows or shouting over talk radio. She gets stuff done by mastering details, quiet work with colleagues and by serving on a trio of A-list Senate committees where legislation is put together.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Economic Security, Our Environment, Policy Topics, Public Service
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Book Review: This is your brain on “Collusion”

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, by Nomi Prins
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Economic Security, Media & Culture, Policy Topics
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U.S. House passes “Citibill” to partially roll back the Dodd-Frank Reform Act

Excerpt: Once again, some­thing is rot­ten in the peo­ple’s House. Ear­li­er today, the Repub­li­can-con­trolled U.S. House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives vot­ed two hun­dred and nine­ty-two to one hun­dred and twen­ty-two to pass H.R. 992, offi­cial­ly titled the Swaps Reg­u­la­to­ry Improve­ment Act. Like MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, we’re call­ing H.R. 992 Citibill because it was pri­mar­i­ly authored by Cit­i­group lob­by­ists. It […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Economic Security, Policy Topics
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