Rich Edson Archive
Published July 17, 2012
Barclays' senior management directed traders and employees to 'manipulate benchmark interest rates to benefit the bank’s derivatives trading positions,' according to CFTC chairman Gary Gensler.
Full Text: Gensler's Statement
Published June 14, 2012
Exclusive: House Republicans are discussing a one-year extension of all income tax rates while congressional leaders work to overhaul the tax code next year, according to two senior aides.
Published May 15, 2012
House Speaker John Boehner has set lawmakers toward another clash over increasing the debt ceiling, insisting on cuts and reforms greater than the debt limit increase.
Published April 19, 2012
Exclusive: The chairman of the House Budget Committee said that Congress this summer will probably pass a continuing resolution at $19 billion more than he calls for in the House-passed budget.
Published March 20, 2012
In their latest budget proposal, House Republicans proposed spending $19 billion less than Democrats and Republicans agreed to in this summer’s budget deal.
Published January 27, 2012
The results of the administration's Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working Group, which is designed to monitor oil and gas markets for illegal activity, are difficult to quantify.
Published December 29, 2011
Energy companies, commuters and even rum distillers are looking to Congress to prevent their taxes from increasing. Unfortunately for them, the halls of Capitol Hill are mostly empty.
Published October 14, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: New emails show that on several occasions Treasury officials questioned the legality of the Department of Energy’s approval of a loan restructuring for the now-bankrupt solar panel manufacturer, Solyndra.
Published September 08, 2011
President proposed a nearly half-trillion dollar economic plan Thursday that senior administration officials said will 'indisputably add to economic growth.'
Published September 07, 2011
Obama and congressional Democrats have long seen infrastructure spending as ideal for creating jobs, but big projects can take over a year to start.