Topic: Christopher Dodd
Wall Street financial reform took another step early Friday to reaching the President's desk when a House and Senate conference committee reached agreement on financial overhaul regulations.
06/25/2010 10:52 am
Linda McMahon, U.S. Senate candidate from Connecticut, is being sued by the widow of wrestler Owen Hart for using his image.
06/23/2010 01:46 am
Members of Congress began work Tuesday to resolve differences in the House and Senate versions of financial reform legislation.
06/15/2010 07:35 pm
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
06/01/2010 11:50 am
Despite public outrage at Wall Street, its almost endless supply of campaign funds keeps politicians protecting bankers' interests.
05/28/2010 09:59 am
Richard Blumenthal, front-runner in the Connecticut race for US Senate, said he served 'in Vietnam.' He didn't, and the 'misstatements' hurt his poll numbers. But opponents are tripping up, too.
05/20/2010 07:17 pm
Robert Reich Financial reform bill unlikely to end taxpayer subsidy of derivative trading on Wall Street
Timother Geithner and Ben Bernanke seem poised to axe Senator Blanche Lincoln's proposal. Does their reasoning make sense?
05/19/2010 03:02 pm
Senate lines up behind some financial reform provisions that get tough on Wall Street, but not all. Rep. Ron Paul alleges that one senator 'sold out' by watering down a provision to audit the Federal Reserve.
05/07/2010 07:19 pm
The House reform bill has already been passed, but the more influential bill written by Senator Dodd and the Banking Committee still faces debate in the Senate. It is crucial, for the sake of US financial stability and that of the world, that some of the bill’s shortcomings are recognized and remedied.
05/05/2010 05:50 pm
As debate begins on the financial reform bill, one of the topics was the 'proprietary trading' highlighted in the Goldman Sachs hearings this week and called unethical by many lawmakers.
04/29/2010 09:02 pm