Max Moran

Max Moran
Max Moran is a research assistant at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).

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From left, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calf., Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conduct a news conference on the testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Views
Monday, September 23, 2019
Why Are House Democrats Afraid to Wield Their Subpoena Power?
Does the Democratic leadership even want to wield power? It’s hard to tell. Nine months into their House majority, Democratic committee chairs don’t seem to realize they have any powers at all besides the occasional sarcastic clap . To be clear, Democratic House leaders possess a major power that...
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Rep. Katie Porter has made a name off her prosecutorial questions to Wall Street CEOs and lax regulators alike.(Photo: CSPAN) Views
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Wall Street Money Buys Silence on Big Bank Abuses
In February 2018, Rachelle Faroul became a symbol of racial discrimination in lending when an award-winning investigative report from Reveal covered her experience trying to buy a home. Faroul, who is Black, had good credit, plenty of savings, and a steady job when she first applied for a mortgage...
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We’re facing precisely the sort of economic downturn that Congress promised the tax cut would prevent. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, December 17, 2018
Wall Street Thrives and Working People Struggle as GOP Tax Cut Turns One
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 — the only major piece of legislation passed by the Trump administration — turns one year old this week. The law’s advocates promised it would create an economic bonanza for working people. Instead, its biggest corporate backers have laid off employees and...
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