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  1. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  2. After ACORN. Planned Parenthood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Daily Kos

    A campaign of lies and deceit led to the defunding of ACORN and its disappearance from the scene. Falsified and selectively edited videos gave its enemies ammunition.

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  3. The Dodd-Frank era: Five years and countingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Rochester Business Journal

    Five years ago this month, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama as a response to the 2008-09 financial institutions' bailout. Since that time, thousands of pages of new banking regulations have been written, with more yet to come.

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  4. Dodd-Frank at 5: Still controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Namesakes of the Dodd-Frank law in 2010: Chris Dodd, right, then a U.S. senator from Connecticut, and Barney Frank, then a representative from Massachusetts. It's been five years since the Dodd-Frank financial reforms were passed, and the law remains a source of partisan controversy.

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  5. 'Too Big to Fail' Is Still a Problem. Here's How D.C. Wants to End It.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | National Journal

    Leaders in the world of financial regulation talk about how to pick up where Dodd-Frank left off-or how to scrap the law and start over entirely. The scariest thing about addressing "too-big-to-fail" banks is that there's no dress rehearsal.

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  6. How Chris Dodd's MPAA Coordinated Attack On GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Crooks and Liars

    TechDirt has the scoop on this shocking/not shocking BFD of a story about Google and the Motion Picture Association of America: Earlier this month, we noted that the Hollywood studios were all resisting subpoenas from Google concerning their super cozy relationship with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, whose highly questionable "investigation" of Google appeared to actually be run by the MPAA and the studios themselves. The entire "investigation" seemed to clearly be an attempt to mislead the public into believing that it was somehow illegal for Google's search engine to find stuff that people didn't like online .

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  7. Too big to fail remains, reforms languishRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Day

    It has been five years since the approval of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Congress passed the act in response to the abusive trading practices that led to the financial collapse and the Great Recession, second only to the Great Depression in its scope and long-term consequences for the United States and world economies.

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  8. Washington Wrap: D.C. celebrates, denigrates Dodd-Frank at 5Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | SNL Financial

    The law's sponsors, Barney Frank and Chris Dodd, spoke at an event hosted by Better Markets. The duo talked about the passage of the bill and discussed continued opposition to the law in the House and Senate.

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  9. Senate GOP adds Dodd-Frank rewrite to $21B funding billRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... when Democrats controlled Congress in the second year of Obama's tenure and is named after former Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas, the chief GOP sponsor of the bill, praised it for ...

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  10. Chris Dodd: Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Tap the Same FrustrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Former Democratic Senator Chris Dodd of Connecticut says two of the most vocal and fastest-surging presidential candidates are appealing to Americans feeling the same economic malaise.

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  11. Senate GOP adds Dodd-Frank rewrite to $21B funding billRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KMIR 6

    ... when Democrats controlled Congress in the second year of Obama's tenure and is named after former Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas, the chief GOP sponsor of the bill, praised it for ...

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  12. Warren to fight Dodd-Frank foesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Item Extra

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Tuesday she is “proud and determined” to fight against Republican efforts to roll back Dodd-Frank financial reforms signed into law five years ago. “We are going to fight not only to protect the gains that have been made with Dodd-Frank but to expand them,” the Massachusetts Democrats said during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol.

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  13. Democrats fight efforts to weaken financial reform lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | USA Today

    Democratic leaders in Congress said Tuesday they're fighting Republican attempts to weaken consumer protections in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law passed in response to the Great Recession. Democrats fight efforts to weaken financial reform law WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders in Congress said Tuesday they're fighting Republican attempts to weaken consumer protections in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law passed in response to the Great Recession.

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  14. Delamaide: Fed bank rule honors Dodd-FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | USA Today

    Delamaide: Fed bank rule honors Dodd-Frank Pushing banks to downsize is the most fitting way to honor the law and its reforms. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1RNArQ6 WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve marked the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act with its toughest action yet to make banks downsize.

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  15. Meet the Law That's Been Quietly Protecting You and Strengthening Our Economy for the Past 5 Years:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The White House

    "Dodd-Frank" is shorthand for the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whose chief co-sponsors on Capitol Hill were Senator Chris Dodd and Representative Barney Frank. These reforms - that the President signed into law exactly five years ago today - and others the Administration has put in place since the crisis represent the most sweeping set of financial reforms since the Great Depression.

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  16. As Dodd-Frank turns 5, Hensarling still sees Democrats' overhaul as too big to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Dallas Morning News

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and former Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn. and right, talk about their hallmark and namesake legislation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, on the fifth anniversary of the law at the Newseum.

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  17. Barney Frank Says GE's Financial Sales Show Regulation Can WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | TheStreet.com

    "It shows that it works, but it also shows that being designated a systemically important is not a big kiss ," former Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., told The Deal after speaking at a Better Markets event to mark the five-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act . Frank and former Senator Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., the two co-authors of the landmark law that was written in the wake of the crisis, spoke about their efforts to approve the legislation at a Better Markets event.

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  18. The Third Obama TermRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Rossputin.com

    Pundits of the left and the right have spilled much digital ink on Donald Trump in recent weeks, increasing in recent days with his unconscionable comments about John McCain . Democrats enjoy what they wrongly perceive to be a massive Republican circular firing squad and a public being pushed to believe that Trump is representative of the broader GOP.

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  19. On Eve of Anniversary, Treasury's Lew Defends Dodd-Frank ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | National Mortgage News

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Monday that the Obama Administration will continue to defend the Dodd-Frank Act amid Republican efforts to water down the law, even as one of its namesakes suggested changes to it may be necessary. "We have seen attempts to roll back key safeguards by slipping complex provisions into unrelated bills," Lew said in remarks at an event sponsored by the reform advocacy group Better Markets commemorating the fifth anniversary of the legislation.

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  20. Q&A on success of Dodd-Frank with its creatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Housing Wire

    ... it has been for housing. But despite the talk from the industry, the legislation's sponsors, former Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., and former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., each view the regulation and its effects as pretty positive. One major ...

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