davidl on February 3rd, 2009

Unfortunately, new facts have come to light – involving his failure to pay substantial taxes that were owed and his sizable income from health-related companies while he worked in the private sector – that call into question his suitability for the job. We believe that Mr. Daschle ought to step aside and let the president […]

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Eric Florack on February 2nd, 2009

We have yet another tax issue showing up on the list of people nominated for service in the Obama administration. There seems something of a pattern, here. Jake Tapper and Jon Karl at ABC say: ABC News has learned that the nomination of former Senator Majority Leader , D-S.D., to be President Obama’s secretary of […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

Two U.S. senators, two former Cabinet members, and a former ambassador to the United Nations received loans from Countrywide Financial through a little-known program that waived points, lender fees, and company borrowing rules for prominent people. Senators Christopher Dodd, Democrat from Connecticut and chairman of the Banking Committee, and Kent Conrad, Democrat from North Dakota, […]

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