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Shahien Nasiripour

With The Lights On, 99 Senators Voted Against Wall Street. The Lights Went Off And They All Fled

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation’s biggest banks have quietly dodged a measure expressing Congress’s desire to eliminate the unfair advantages they may en...

Simon Johnson: Why Would Small Banks Oppose Debit-Card Reform?

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

It’s not hard to understand why large banks oppose any attempt to overhaul the financial arrangements currently surrounding credit cards and debit c...

Banks Fighting Obama's Small Business Lending Program

Wall Street Journal | Victoria McGrane and Deborah Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON--The Obama administration's latest attempt to jump-start small-business lending is facing headwinds even before it launches. The U.S. Trea...

Elizabeth Warren Meets With Bank Lobbyists

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren, a top candidate to lead the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, met quietly last week with some of her sharpest critics: bi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Dodd Decision A Surprise To Reformers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd's decision to break off negotiations with Republicans and go it alone on financial regulatory refor...