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Breaking Up Banks

Emily Swanson

Poll: Break Up The Banks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Most Americans think banks have grown too big, but many are uncertain about what to do about it, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. Sixty-one...

Ryan Grim

Senate Test Vote Shows Broad Support For Breaking Up Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A test vote in the Senate Budget Committee on Thursday showed stronger support in the chamber for breaking up big banks than had previously been suspe...

Breaking Up the Big Banks, and Why Congress Won't Do It

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Two ideas are floating around Washington regarding how to handle 'too big to fail' banks, but only one is supported by the Treasury and the White House. Unfortunately, it's the wrong one.