Items Tagged with 'Senator Bernie Sanders'


  • Bernie Sanders: Wells Fargo's business model is fraud

    Vermont senator joins Elizabeth Warren in skewering megabank
    In what some might consider as much of a foregone conclusion as when Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, expectedly lambasted Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf when given the chance, Sen. Bernie Sanders took to the internet this week to share his views of Wells Fargo, and let’s just say the former Democratic presidential candidate isn’t a fan of the megabank either.
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  • Bernie Sanders announces sweeping housing agenda

    Wants expansion of HUD programs, credit score reform, 'reinvigoration' of HARP
    Say what you will about the Democratic candidates for president (and many do, often with good reason), but at least they are talking housing in 2016. Earlier this year, Hillary Clinton released her full economic agenda, which included several major housing reforms. Now, Bernie Sanders is joining Clinton in releasing his own housing agenda, which includes expanding HUD programs, reforming credit scoring and other proposals.
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  • Bernie Sanders targets Goldman Sachs, Wall Street in latest campaign ad

    "Our economy works for Wall Street because it’s rigged by Wall Street"
    With the race for the White House heating up, Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, dropped a new campaign ad over the weekend that again paints Sanders squarely as Wall Street’s archenemy, and takes direct aim at the Wall Street bank that’s seemingly dominated the headlines of this election cycle – Goldman Sachs.
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  • Dick Bove: Bernie Sanders' Wall Street reform plans are uninformed, ridiculous

    Sanders' view of banking 'simply does not square with reality'
    Recently, Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled his plans for completely reforming several significant tenets of the country’s financial system. While many celebrated Sanders’ plans, one financial observer says Sanders’ view of the country’s financial system “simply does not square with reality.”
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  • Bernie Sanders unveils foundation-shattering Wall Street reform plans

    Vows to break up Wall Street’s biggest banks; sweeping reform of credit ratings agencies
    It’s not exactly a stretch to say that Sen. Bernie Sanders is not the biggest fan of Wall Street. In a wide-ranging speech on Wall Street and the economy given Tuesday, Sanders detailed just how different life would be for the “too big to fail” banks under a Sanders administration. In fact, there would be no life for the “too big to fail” banks if Sanders is elected president, only death.
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  • Bernie Sanders: Fed's decision to raise interest rates is a disaster

    Democratic Presidential hopeful hammers Federal Reserve in scathing editorial
    Count Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, among those who think the Federal Open Market Committee’s recent decision to raise the federal funds rate for the first time since June 2006 was a bad decision. In fact, in a scathing editorial published by the New York Times, Sanders lambastes the Federal Reserve, its decision-making, its policies, and its sheer existence.
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