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Democrats Have a Plan to Save the Post Office — and Kill Payday Lenders
Kirsten Gillibrand’s bill establishing a public option for banking would help the poor, bolster the post office, and devastate usurers.
House GOP Passes Bill Gutting Dodd-Frank
But Paul Ryan’s attempt to deregulate the big banks won’t get anywhere in the Senate, where it will need Democratic votes to pass.
Republican Uses Obama’s Wall Street Speaking Fee to Justify Dodd-Frank Repeal
A testament to the GOP’s shameless mendacity — and the former president’s misjudgment.
Reckless Bankers Won’t Get Bonuses Anymore
Regulators announce a long-delayed rule curbing compensation for bankers who take excessive risks.
The DNC Chair Lends a Hand to Payday Lenders
Wasserman Schultz is bravely protecting payday lenders against Elizabeth Warren’s regulatory agency.
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House GOP Delays Financial Regulation Vote in Light of JPMorgan Debacle
It’s just not a good time, okay?
Attack of the Wall Street Zombies: Goldman Sachs’s Abacus and Too Big to Fail
Some things refuse to die.
Obama Declares the End of Bailouts, Forever
Financial reform is now law.
Someone Who Has Actually Read the Financial-Regulation Bill Weighs In on It
There is good news and bad news.
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Scott Brown Will Vote for Financial Reform; Cue ‘RINO’ Taunts
The legislation is now assured of passage.
Robert Byrd, Longest-Serving Senator in American History, Has Died
The West Virginian had served in the Senate since 1959.
After Compromises, Congress Reaches Deal on Finance Reform
How much did they compromise on?
Financial-Reform Bill Fails Critical Test
Two Dems vote against ending debate.
Democrats Annoy Republicans Into Ending Financial-Reform Filibuster
And all it took was the threat of a bad night’s sleep.
GOP Senator Indicates He May Vote to End Financial-Reform Filibuster
Americans “want to see us get something done.”
Senator Ben Nelson Stands Up for Poor Warren Buffett
At least one senator is standing up for the world’s richest men!
Republicans (and Ben Nelson) Block Debate of Financial Reform Bill
Democrats fall three votes short.
Obama on Wall Street: Financial Crisis a ‘Failure of Responsibility’
Excerpts from his Cooper Union speech have been released.
Progress Made As Senate Committee Passes Derivatives Reform Bill
Agricultural Committee votes in favor of proposal by 13–8 margin.
Obama Is Coming to New York Tomorrow
He’ll speak at the Cooper Union on financial-regulation reform at a very opportune time.
Volcker Lays Out Plan for Financial Reform
The phrase ‘too big to fail’ has entered into our everyday vocabulary…”