Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
The Senate passed financial reform Thursday, and President Obama will sign it, but many of the tough decisions will be made by federal regulators. How they interpret the bill will be key.
07/15/2010 09:40 pm
President Obama's nominee for second-in-command at the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, is 'dovish' on inflation – she's not likely to tighten monetary policy to counteract it.
07/15/2010 03:46 pm
House and Senate conferees crafted a final version of financial reform legislation Friday. Both houses are expected to vote on the bill next week.
06/25/2010 12:25 pm
President Obama hoped to reach out to Senate Republicans in a meeting Tuesday. But 'we simply have a large difference of opinion,' one said.
05/25/2010 08:29 pm
Negotiations with the House over the final financial reform bill are expected to be more transparent than they were with health-care reform. Exemptions or special deals sought by industry lobbyists are likely to stir intense debate.
05/21/2010 10:44 am
After three days of blocking tactics, Republicans allowed the financial reform bill to proceed. What's next? Weeks of amendments as Republicans – and some on the left – try to change the bill.
04/28/2010 09:08 pm
The financial reform bill did not get enough votes to open debate in the Senate Monday. But there appears to be progress behind the scenes, and the bill could resurface this week.
04/26/2010 09:25 pm
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has announced that a procedural vote on the financial reform bill will take place Monday. Is he smart to schedule the vote so soon?
04/22/2010 08:36 pm
Obama and the GOP are fighting over bank reform. Republicans accuse the administration of pushing a 'bail out.' The White House says opponents are 'trying to kill reform on behalf of big banks.'
04/17/2010 02:04 pm
Congress has approved small jobs bills. President Obama needs a big jobs program to combat unemployment.
03/26/2010 04:10 am