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'SNL' Takes On Obama's Latest Attempt For Financial Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

'SNL' opened last night with Obama (Fred Armisen) addressing the nation after his latest attempt to convince Wall Street that reform was needed. Despi...

Bloomberg Critiques Obama's Financial Plan

The New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Michael Bloomberg did an impressive job of praising Barack Obama while outlining, in detail, what he doesn't like about Obama's financial regulatory p...

Senator Blanche Lincoln's Derivatives Reform Bill Must Pass

L. Randall Wray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
L. Randall Wray

Here is the choice Sen. Lincoln offers: you can continue with your derivatives, acting against the public interest, or you can be a bank. You cannot be both.

Obama's Wall Street Speech: FULL TEXT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON WALL STREET REFORM Cooper Union New York, New York 11:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Everybody, p...

Sam Stein

Obama Wall Street Speech Set, President Will 'Go Big' On Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In late August, when town hall protests were putting the prospects of health care reform in doubt, the president's senior advisers convened in the Whi...

Obama To Cooper Union: President Heads To New York To Talk Financial Reform

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heading to New York City later this week to push for a financial overhaul package in a venue rich with pr...