Dodd-Frank

Better Late Than Never? Volcker Rule Will Finally Get Vote
Volcker Rule Set for Dec. 10 Approval by U.S. Regulators Read more...
73 House Democrats joined hands with House Republicans in a show of rare bipartisan support to screw the American people. Bankers everywhere cheer. Read more...
For years, Progressives have been fighting to break up the big banks that crashed our economy. And now, they've gotten an unlikely ally in that fight -- The Tea Party. Apparently there are some members in the GOP who actually believe that the too big to fail banks need to be broken apart -- but not for the same reason progressives believe. Read more...
Cenk Uygur asks "Is it time to start the financial Armageddon clock?" Read more...
Someone needs to explain the definition of insanity to Bloody Bill Kristol. During a discussion on Fox' Special Report With Bret Baier, Kristol was asked about the Republicans and their recent efforts to "rebrand" the party and it seems Kristol Read more...

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Bernie Sanders explained last year how excessive speculation was driving up the price of oil. David Dayen with an important story about how an Obama-appointed judge jettisoned the part of Dodd-Frank that limited commodities trading. Since we Read more...
From all accounts the right wing has left their collective body today after the Romney campaign smacked at Joe Biden for saying this during a speech in Danville, VA: Romney wants to, he said in the first 100 days, he's gonna let the big banks Read more...
Jon Stewart took the members of the United States Senate Banking Committee to task after their disgusting display this week where they were fawning all over JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon. Not surprising, as Stewart pointed out, given Dimon is one Read more...
David Callahan at the Demos blog has some information that certainly cheered me up about the Dodd-Frank reforms - namely, their new whistleblower program: One element of Dodd-Frank that hasn't gotten much attention is the new Whistleblower Read more...
Just in case any of the 11.5 million struggling homeowners out there are waiting to hear what Mitt Romney's plans are to turn around the housing market, and help those with underwater mortgages, his policy director Lanhee Chen wants you to know up front that there will be no targeted relief for you people. Read more...