Articles by Matthew Cunningham-Cook

Somebody's got their hand in the cookie jar. 


'A Generation Of Indentured People'

Vice President Joe Biden played a key role in the financial industry’s four-decade campaign to eliminate bankruptcy protections for student debtors.
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Meet 2016's Lehman Brothers

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush and John Kasich left government for the doomed bank — and got big paychecks as Lehman lost their states’ money.
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'A Well-Calculated Evasion'

A Democratic Party financier's firm received $1 billion in Illinois pension cash after he and his wife donated to a political action committee.

'It's A Pot Of Gold'

The U.S. Senate quietly passed a bill on Wednesday that lets public education money for low-income kids flow to financial consulting firms.