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Senate Financial Reform

Four Ways To A Better Financial Reform Bill: David Leonhardt

nytimes.com | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

So the Obama administration and Congress were smart to avoid the magic bullet trap: the wishful idea that one sweeping solution, like breaking up the ...

Key Republican Moderate Backs Financial Reform As Bill Edges Closer To Passage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sens. Olympia Snowe and Scott Brown pushed sweeping financial legislation to the edge of final passage Monday, both announcing they...

Ryan Grim

Harry Reid Pushing For Majority Vote On Wall Street Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A simple majority of the Senate will be all that is required to adopt an amendment to Wall Street reform, if Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) gets ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Key Democrat Backs Financial Reform As Senate Edges Toward Passage

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the two Senate Democrats opposed to the pending financial reform bill flipped Thursday and announced that she would back a bill she had until n...

Financial Reform: Banks Still Have Billions At Stake As Bill Nears

BusinessWeek | Robert Schmidt and Ian Kats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 21 (Bloomberg) -- While Congress puts finishing touches on its financial-regulatory overhaul, Wall Street lobbyists are preparing for a new battl...

GOP Senate Leader Goes To War For Wall Street: 'We Must Not Pass The Financial Reform Bill'

time.com | Posted by Adam Sorensen Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 1:01 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bit by bit, bipartisan negotiations in the Senate over financial regulatory reform have broken down. Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican on the Ban...

Progressives Are Batting .500 in 2010 Senate Races: Make It .666 by Drafting Ted Kaufman in Delaware

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If Kaufman doesn't run, Democrats are almost certainly facing a crushing defeat in the race for Joe Biden's old Senate seat in Delaware and a resounding victory for Republicans.

Leadership's Finest Hour

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Rodriguez

When the Senate recently passed the banking reform bill, it included a strong combination of improvements to our financial system. But if we're not careful, our hard work and victories to this point could all be undone.

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Takes On Washington

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, has decided that battling financial regulation is now one of his prime responsibilities. That, at least, is the pict...

Senator Blanche Lincoln, The Last Hold Out Against 13 Bankers: Simon Johnson

baselinescenario.com | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By now you have probably realized -- correctly -- that "financial reform" has turned into a victory lap for Wall Street. When they saved the big bank...

Wall Street 'Popping Champagne' Over Watered-Down Financial Reform Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Maybe this is not going to be so bad." That's the way the New York Times's heralded financial scribe Andrew Ross Sorkin put it when describing the st...

Senate Clears Way For Final Passage Of Financial Regulation Bill

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate on Thursday passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Gre...

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Reform Package Is Being Toughened By Public Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Battling to delay Wall Street reform from hitting the Senate floor, Republicans worried that once the bill was being debated in public, it would be ha...