April

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Anger at Wall Street could force Republican retreat

Angry senators grilling Goldman Sachs executives on Capitol Hill  fueled a firestorm that could break the GOP's latest filibuster.

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President takes fight to Wall Street

In a speech yesterday at New York's Cooper Union college, President Obama, literally in the shadow of the center of world finance, declared that "the crisis was born of a failure of responsibility from Wall Street to Washington."

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Break up megabanks, progressives urge

Labor and progressives warn against the danger of moves on Capitol Hill to weaken finance reform.

Wall Street moves to crush $50 billion fund

The GOP's back room talks with Wall Street began to explode in the faces of Republican senators yesterday.

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Goldman fraud adds fuel to financial reform drive

Big banks appear to be much more worried about a clampdown on their derivatives gambling schemes than they are about a consumer protection agency.