June 9 (Reuters) – Negotiators for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will begin on Thursday to hammer out a compromise between two competing bills representing the biggest overhaul of financial regulation since the 1930s.
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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.
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.
May 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would overhaul the country’s financial system and usher in new rules for Wall Street.
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.
WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – More than 100 amendments were circulating on Thursday in the U.S. Senate as debate began on a sweeping bill to overhaul financial regulation.