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A Righteous Anger: Demanding Wall Street Accountability

by: Michael Conrad

Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 02:36:48 AM EST

On Sunday night 60 Minutes went there. Prosecuting Wall Street asks why over three years after the Great Crash of 2008, no one on Wall Street has been prosecuted. Specifically, why haven't the Department of Justice or the SEC prosecuted Wall Street for violations of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act? CBS' Steve Kroft interviewed two high-level whistleblowers and Obama Administration Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer.
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It's Official: Kamala Harris Wins In California!

by: Michael Conrad

Wed Nov 24, 2010 at 17:54:30 PM EST

Republican Steve Cooley just conceded. Kamala Harris is California's next Attorney General.  Special interests did all they could to elect Cooley, viewing the race as a "firewall." But when all was said and done, their money wasn't enough.  

Kamala Harris is going to be an excellent Attorney General. She's generated a fair amount of buzz, and with good reason.  File under: One to watch.  

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Two Attorney General Races To Watch

by: Michael Conrad

Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 13:34:15 PM EST

Californians and New Yorkers have an extra incentive to GOTV.  In both states, the race for Attorney General is highly consequential, basically tied, and an opportunity to elect an outstanding Democrat.  

Kamala Harris for California

Eric Schneiderman for New York

Harris and Schneiderman are very impressive public servants committed to the public interest.  As a result, both are facing strong opposition from powerful, entrenched special interests determined to avoid accountability.    

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