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  1. What does Trumps Dodd-Frank Reform mean for Banking and Financial Services?Read the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    The Dodd-Frank Act is currently being reviewed by the Trump administration in an effort to reduce regulation in the banking and financial industries. What exactly does this mean, and what are the anticipated outcomes? While a lot is uncertain at this point, we'll review where things stand and our recommendations for dealing with possible deregulation.


  2. Another Connecticut third party passes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Monday's Day newspaper carried the death notice of another third-party movement in Connecticut, this of the admirable grassroots variety. Staff Writer Martha Shanahan reported that James Andriote , who organized the Independence for Montville Party in 1996 and served as its only chairman for its 20 years, had not refiled the paperwork to maintain its spot on the ballot.


  3. Eight Years Ago, on Instapundit: Siding with the Little Guy!...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 |

    Intermittently, and for the TV cameras, you might be able hear a Sen. Dodd or a Sen. Schumer raise their voices in indignation over the predations and the self-dealing of the moneychangers.


  4. Trump's Dodd-Frank review could do a lot of good - if done rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | American Banker

    Editor's note: This is an altered version of a blog that originally appeared on the Bipartisan Policy Center website. During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump vowed to "dismantle" the Dodd-Frank Act and increase bank lending, but provided few specifics as to how he would do so.


  5. Can We Please Repeal Dodd-Frank AlreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Right Wing News

    As most are aware, the government's response to the mortgage/banking crisis was the passage of the "Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act," commonly known as Dodd-Frank, for the namesakes and supposed authors of the bill, Chris Dodd and Barney Fwank. Dodd-Frank was signed into law on July 21, 2010, by our dear former president Obama.


  6. Barney Frank worries weakening Dodd-Frank may lead to another crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | USA Today

    Barney Frank worries weakening Dodd-Frank may lead to another crash Barney Frank is worried that Trump's efforts to roll back Dodd-Frank rules could unleash another crash. Check out this story on But the former Democratic congressman from Massachusetts is speaking out, worried that President Trump's assault on one of Frank's signature legislative achievements could trigger another financial crash.


  7. DeLauro helps revive family leave billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Connecticut Post

    For the third time, Rep. Rosa DeLauro , D-Conn., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., have introduced legislation to enact paid family leave. The measure, known as the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, would create a national fund to provide workers with 66 percent wage-replacement for 12 weeks per year in cases of birth, adoption, recovery from serious illness or caring for an ill relative.


  8. Trump's move to end Dodd-Frank disaster all about helping small biz 0:0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | New York Post

    It shouldn't take an outsider president to dismantle a largely ineffective law that was sold as a way to protect ordinary Americans from unscrupulous lenders and prevent another financial crisis. Last week, President Trump took the first steps toward repealing one of the many economic disasters of the Obama years, the financial regulatory scheme known as Dodd-Frank.


  9. Dodd-Frank author Barney Frank: Killing it could fuel new 'crash'Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WICU12 Erie

    But Barney Frank, one of the authors of the law, believes the real disaster would come from dismantling this key Wall Street reform law. "You would have what led to the 2008 crash," Frank told CNNMoney in an interview.


  10. Banks are losing the political long gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | American Banker

    At first glance, the current political climate appears to be looking up for banks. Congressional Republicans are due this week to unveil their latest attempt to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act, while President Trump signed an executive order Friday targeting the 2010 financial reform law.


  11. Dodd-Frank's legacy: safer banks, banker headachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | CBS News

    ... The 2010 law, authored by two Democratic lawmakers, Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut, was in response to the 2008-09 global financial crisis. Many U.S. banks teetered on the edge of collapse and required ...


  12. Trump Moves to Scale Back Financial RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Daily News

    President Donald Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations, and the Republican-run Congress cast a vote early Friday signaling that it's eager to help. The president signed an executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review a 2010 financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after the 2008-09 financial crisis.


  13. Trump attacks workers, Iran, AustraliaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Dear Kitty

    President Trump just gutted the Wall Street reform put in place after the crash in 2008 . Ana Kasparian , John Iadarola , and Michael Shure, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you how Trump set up the next recession.


  14. Surprise! Gorsuch 'Fascism Forever' club a jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | American Thinker

    For 3 days, the media has been breathlessly reporting that President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, was president of a club they called "Fascism Forever." Could this sink the jurist's nomination before it barely got started? As it turns out, most of the media proved that they lack not only brains, but a sense of humor.


  15. Trump launches his attack on restraints on banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Japan Times

    Connecticut Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd and former Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Barney Frank attend the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington in July 2010. President Donald Trump launched his long-promised attack Friday on banking rules that were rushed into law after the 2008 economic crisis, signing orders after meeting with business and investment chiefs and pledging further action to free big banks from restrictions.


  16. Cutting back Dodd-Frank? Don't count on it, says Mr. FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Gazette

    What's Barney Frank's take on President Donald Trump's first action to scale back the landmark financial overhaul law that bears his name? Frank, the formidable former Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, headed the House Financial Services Committee when the Dodd-Frank law passed in 2010. He was co-architect with then-Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., of the law enacted to rein in Wall Street and expand the government's oversight in the wake of the 2008-09 financial crisis.


  17. After GE flight from - too big to fail' label, Trump dumps...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Greenwich Citizen

    President Donald Trump greets former General Electric CEO Jack Welch on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2017, when the president signed an executive order to dismantle the massive Dodd-Frank financial regulation law put in place after the 2008 financial panic. The law spurred current GE Jeff Immelt to shrink the size of GE Capital that he and Welch built into one of the world's largest providers of commercial finance.


  18. Fed's Williams says central bank should not be 'too timid' about raising interest ratesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Mortgage News Daily

    Bottom Right Default State Name: Delaware State Name underscore: Delaware State Name dash: Delaware State Name lower underscore: delaware State Name lower dash: delaware State Name lower: delaware State Abbreviation: DE State Abbreviation Lower: de It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. The Federal Reserve shouldn't be "too timid" or "delay too long" to raise interest rates, said San Francisco Fed President John Williams on Friday.


  19. Trump takes first step to scale back financial regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Baltimore Sun

    In this Feb. 2, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations.


  20. What Trump Might Mean for Dodd-Frank Banking Law: QuickTake Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank are gone from the U.S. Congress, but the banking law they wrote is still alive and kicking -- for now. With Donald Trump in the White House, critics of the Dodd-Frank Act have their chance to rewrite, revise or gut the law they say does little to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis that prompted it.