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The Big Financial Services Regulation Bill

Want to get more info on the big bill to change around the way financial services are regulated? That’s H.R. 4173, the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.” Here’s a summary of the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.” Here’s the text of the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection […]

Pulling a Partisan Hit from Terrorism—But it Seems Fair

The Washington Examiner reports that Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) amended the Homeland Security appropriations act earlier this year to reduce spending on screening and explosive detection. The money went to firefighters, which the Examiner says are a “pet constituency of his.” One of the breakdowns in security that appears to have allowed a bombing attempt […]