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Journalist explains how utter lack of expertise in Congress is ruining America

For his new book, journalist Robert Kaiser intensely researched the political maneuvering surrounding the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. His conclusion? Most members of Congress don’t understand what they’re arguing about. Speaking on PBS, Kaiser said Wall Street reform only occurred in the wake of the 2008…

Gingrich says Chris Dodd and Barney Frank should be jailed

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) should be in jail instead of the bankers responsible for the financial meltdown. “I think the people who are protesting on Wall Street break into two groups,” Gingrich told an audience at…