Report's findings prompt rating upgrade
Some "20,000 Delphi salaried retirees lost up to 70 percent of their pensions" as a result of "political favoritism and backroom deals."
Government guarantee but no money changing hands now
Wall Street megabanks that received bailouts in 2009 now get taxpayer-funded advantages not available to community banks in Ohio.
Voting record a mixed bag
Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."
It barely cracks the Top 10
The Affordable Care Act "will likely go down as the biggest tax increase in history."
Injury rates dropping as sales continue to explode
"Fireworks have never been safer, and their use continues to increase each year."
Senate made history in blocking confirmation
Richard Cordray’s nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau marks the first time in Senate history "that a political party has blocked a nomination of someone because they didn't like the construction of the agency."
Poof! Instant assets
"The Fed created $1.2 trillion out of nothing, gave it to banks, and some of them foreign banks, so that they could stabilize their operations."
Two-thirds of something, but it's not capital
"Six institutions in our country now control two thirds of the capital."
A lot of regs, but too popular to repeal
Says that the new financial services law requires 358 regulatory filings.
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