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'Customer Protection' For Wall Street? GOP Still Clueless
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'Customer Protection' For Wall Street? GOP Still Clueless

You would think that seeing House Majority Leader Cantor fall off his perch would cause his fellow House Republicans to approach their handling of Wall Street interests with a new level of sobriety. Not this week, though, as the House considers a bill to satisfy its "customers."
The Plutocrats Strike Back

The Plutocrats Strike Back

The rich strike back against the new populism, with politicians running for cover. But populism is popular with voters, just not with donors.