WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, an Arkansas moderate Democrat, is buoyed by winning nomination to a third term in the Senate but not sure of victory for her hot-button Wall Street reform — forcing big banks to spin off their swaps desks.
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By Charles Abbott
WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – Senator Blanche Lincoln faces possible elimination in a Democratic run-off primary in Arkansas on Tuesday, putting at risk her tough stance against the big banks in Wall Street reform.
By Kevin Drawbaugh
WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The Wall Street reform fight enters its final stages in the U.S. Senate this week with an overdue reckoning on three issues that cut to the heart of how, and for whom, the financial system works.
By Charles Abbott and Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) – Senator Blanche Lincoln, a self-styled “farmer’s daughter” facing a tough re-election race in Arkansas, had not been expected to become the latest Democrat to rail against the risky practices of Wall Street.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee chairman said on Wednesday she intends to draft legislation “that will bring much-needed transparency and accountability to the over-the-counter derivatives market.”