Is Larry Summers' Potential Successor Really a Wall Street Ally?

Lawrence Summers, the imperious Democratic economic poohbah, has departed the Obama White House, leaving the job of National Economic Council (NEC) director open. Which means it's time to rev up the inside-the-family debate about the Democratic party's economic stance: do Democrats want to work with corporatists to better manage the globalizing economy, or do they want to confront the corporatists to even out the distribution of economic power?With the ... Full Story »

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by Jonathan Brough - Jan. 6, 2011

A number of sources are quoted, from liberal campaigners, charity heads and journalists. This variety of sources suggests the sources are not setting an agenda but were contacted by David Corn. Relating the salary figures to those received from other financial appointments is important as the general public would likely be influenced by the figures involved unless seen in context.

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