September 14, 2009 - by Donny Shaw
- On Wall St., Obama pitches stricter financial rules (New York Times).
- The full text of Obama’s speech today to Wall Street (The White House).
- Lehman collapse bound Wall Street closer to Washington (Sunlight Foundation).
- Stiglitz says banking problems are now bigger than pre-Lehman (Bloomberg).
- AP poll: worries linger on economy (AP).
- A profile of the drug industry’s top lobbyist, Billy Tauzin (Washington Examiner).
- Obama approval goes up, health care opposition softens (The Swamp).
- Republican House Leader John Boehner will vote “no” on the resolution to condemn heckler Joe Wilson (Glenn Thrush).
- “Wait a Second. Why Shouldn’t We Insure Illegals?” (Newsweek).
- Dems lack the votes to pass healthcare legislation in the latest whip count (Red State).
- CBO scores the latest Finance Committee healthcare outline at $880 billion over 10 years (TPM DC).
- PhRMA to spend $150 on ads supporting the Finance Committee’s public option-less healthcare bill (Prescriptions Blog).
- 41% of Americans believe that Obama’s healthcare reform plan includes death panels (Taegan Goddard).
- Senate votes 83-7 to strip ACORN of all federal funding for housing programs (Hot Air).
- Senate Democrats launch a Twitter war room (@DemWarRoom).
- Swedish environmental leader calls on the U.S. Senate to pass a climate bill (Senatus).