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Obama Wall Street Reform

Barack Obama, Wall Street Warrior?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It was good to hear President Obama say that reining in Wall Street's high-risk behavior is an "unfinished piece of business." It would be even better if this observation were quickly followed by action -- the kind of concrete action he can take immediately, with or without Congress's cooperation.

Obama Says 'Further Reforms' Needed To Rein In Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama believes additional reforms are needed to rein in the excesses of Wall Street some six years after the financial crisis plunged...

Obama Urges Renewed Focus On Wall Street Reform

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Passage of a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations in 2010 was a hallmark of President Barack Obama's first term. Three years lat...

What President Obama Must Do In His Second Term To Protect Main Street From Wall Street

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Dennis M. Kelleher

The goal of a safer, sounder financial system, one that is less prone to crisis and failure and eliminates or dramatically reduces the need for taxpayer bailouts, is achievable. This is what the American people voted for last November. This is the president's clear mandate.

Family And Politics, Sister And Brother, Republican And Democrat

James Stack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
James Stack

Some people may think it odd that the person I'm closest to in my family, my sister, is a Republican -- and not just any Republican. She has informed me of each time the Romneys have visited her home, and she told me that she will be with them in Boston on election night.

Obama: Banks That 'Aren't Cheating Customers' Have Nothing To Fear From Reforms

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the big trading loss at JPMorgan Chase shows the need to finally put in place banking rules he signed i...

2012 and the Big Banks

Mike Lux | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

The president needs something big to establish his cred as tough on Wall Street. But fortunately, the thing he needs is right in front of him: the settlement talks with the bankers.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate: Repeal Wall Street Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican congressman Pete Hoekstra, who is now running for the U.S. Senate in Michigan, called for the repeal of Wall Street re...

Obama Weekly Address: GOP Will Try To Repeal Wall Street Reform (VIDEO)

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is warning voters that Republicans seeking control of Congress would roll back his hard-won Wall Street over...

How Obama Got Rolled By Wall Street

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama was "incredulous" at what he was hearing, said one of his top economic advisers. The president had spent his first year in office oversee...

Wall Street Reform: Five Key Fights After the Bill Is Signed

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

The Wall Street bill has much to be said for it, but the unfortunate truth is that it ducks several of the most critical reforms needed to protect our economy from banker abuse.

Barack Obama Signs Sweeping Wall Street Reform Bill

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reveling over a new milestone in his presidency, a triumphant Barack Obama on Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul ...

Obama Hails House Passage Of Financial Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says House passage of a massive overhaul of financial regulations is a victory for everyone who was hurt by ...

Obama Slams GOP For Obstructing Wall Street Reform, Being Out Of Touch On The Economy

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RACINE, Wis. — Sensitive to election-year resentment over big government, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he intends to get "our debt ...

Wall Street Reform: A Good First Step

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

This bill is unquestionably deserving of support. It will make the global economy a fairer marketplace. But it will not end the too-big-to-fail incentives that encourage Wall Street to take wild risks.

'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...

Sam Stein

Steele To Obama: Stop Demonizing Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC chair Michael Steele took to the airwaves on Tuesday to demand that the Obama administration not "demonize" and "demagogue" the financial sector, ...

Ryan Grim

Wall Street Reform Flies Through Committee, Headed For Floor Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Senate Banking Committee, after months of negotiations, finally came to bipartisan agreement on Monday evening, but it wasn't over the contents of...

Psychoanalyzing The Relationship Between Obama And Wall Street

New York Magazine | John Heilemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty-eight hours after Scott Brown's smack-upside-the-head victory in the race for Ted Kennedy's former Senate seat, Barack Obama took the podium in...

Obama To Campaign On Financial Reform Bill Victory Heading Into November

The Washington Post | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama plans to use 1,500 pages of often arcane new financial regulations governing a highly complex industry in a populist Main Street messa...

Obama Weekly Address: Says Financial Reform Has 'Strongest Consumer Financial Protections In History' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON - Closer watch over Wall Street will help consumers make better informed choices about investing and shine ...

Wall Street Regulatory Overhaul: A Guide To The News

Huffington Post | Julie Satow and Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We here at the Huffington Post are going to do our best to guide our readers through President Barack Obama's proposed regulatory overhaul, which he a...

Obama's Financial Reforms: 5 Things You Need To Know (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama announced sweeping new reforms for the financial industry today. The announcement had long-been anticipated by Wall Street and ...