Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Over...

Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul Bill

There are 2 comments on the National Public Radio story from Jul 15, 2010, titled Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul Bill. In it, National Public Radio reports that:

The financial legislation is named after Senate Banking Chairman Christopher Dodd and House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank, seen outside the White House on May 21.

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Lihue, HI

#1 Jul 15, 2010
Democrats, as the party who’s controlled Congress these last few years, have admittedly received a larger share of Wall Street Firm donations. Democrats, however, have not been afraid to stand up to Wall Street interests to do what's best for the greater good of the nation. They have pursued and now passed financial reform legislation to add regulations and oversight to prevent another economic collapse like the one back in 2008. As a result, Wall Street has pulled the plug on their donations to Democrats and shifted their money toward the GOP.

This would explain why Republicans, who have been courting Wall Street money, have done nothing but filibuster attempts to regulate Wall Street. The GOP has clearly sided with Wall Street instead of Main Street and that decision will be reflected this fall by the Main Street voters come November!

Lihue, HI

#2 Jul 15, 2010
Senate Passes Sweeping Financial Overhaul Bill, Republicans fail again in their attempts at obstructionism!

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