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Hillary Blames Bernie for an Old Clintonite Hustle, and That's a Rotten Shame

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Hillary knows that the disastrous legislation, the Commodity Futures Modernization Act (CFMA), had nothing to do with Sanders and everything to do with then-President Bill Clinton, who devoted his presidency to sucking up to Wall Street. Clinton signed this bill into law as a lame-duck president, ensuring his wife would have massive Wall Street contributions for her Senate run.

Bernie Sanders Has One Pro-Wall Street Vote

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics

Bernie Sanders' campaign message is built around a central theme -- wresting economic power away from Wall Street and returning it to working people. ...

Zach Carter

Dem On New Derivative Rules: 'This Could Come Back And Haunt You' | Zach Carter | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Committee approved six new bills to deregulate Wall Street derivatives on Wednesday, advancing legislation that would expand tax...

Celebrating Ten Years of Derivatives Deregulation

Kevin Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin Connor

In the compromised state of our political system, individuals like Larry Summers and Lee Sachs are ascendant and corporations secure legislation on the strength of powerful friends and bottomless pockets.