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HBO’s ‘Too Big to Fail’: Cast vs. reality

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Compare the actors with the real-world personalities chronicled in Andrew Ross Sorkin’s book — the politicians and bankers at the center of the financial crisis.

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Barney Frank’s retirement: What it means for House Financial Services panel

Frank’s retirement will most likely mean a scramble for the top Democratic spot on the committee.

Congressional retirements reach highest point since 1996

Congressional retirements continue to mount, and now more incumbents are calling it quits than at any point in the last 16 years.

Newt Gingrich rebukes Fox News

Newt Gingrich tells us how he really feels about Fox News, Rick Santorum said no one would donate, Dennis Kucinich might still move to Washington and Bill Clinton wades into a contentious primary.

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Ex-Capitol Hill aide Stroman tapped as deputy postmaster

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The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it has tapped a former Capitol Hill aide for its No. 2 spot, appointing Ronald Stroman as deputy postmaster.

Postal Service taps Hill staffer for No. 2 spot

The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it has tapped a former Capitol Hill aide for its No. 2 spot, appointing Ronald Stroman as deputy postmaster