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Thousands march on Wall Street for financial reform

NEW YORK-This city's streets, including Wall Street, Twitter accounts and cell phone text message networks were abuzz with anti-Wall Street sentiment as tens of thousands marched on Wall Street.

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Chicago rally demands Wall Street reform, jobs now

Labor, faith-based and community activists marched throughout the Chicago  financial district here Wednesday demanding Congress do what's right and pass financial reform.

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Unions, community to Wells Fargo: We are not your ATM!

From all around the Bay Area and beyond they came, a thousand strong - union members proudly displaying their banners, community organizations from neighborhoods wracked by foreclosures and unemployment.

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Anger at Wall Street could force Republican retreat

Angry senators grilling Goldman Sachs executives on Capitol Hill  fueled a firestorm that could break the GOP's latest filibuster.

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Republicans poised to block debate on finance reform

The most comprehensive changes in financial regulation since the 1930's are unlikely to clear their first obstacle in the Senate tonight as Republicans try to hold out for a bill more favorable to Wall Street.

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President takes fight to Wall Street

In a speech yesterday at New York's Cooper Union college, President Obama, literally in the shadow of the center of world finance, declared that "the crisis was born of a failure of responsibility from Wall Street to Washington."

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Break up megabanks, progressives urge

Labor and progressives warn against the danger of moves on Capitol Hill to weaken finance reform.

Wall Street moves to crush $50 billion fund

The GOP's back room talks with Wall Street began to explode in the faces of Republican senators yesterday.

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Goldman fraud adds fuel to financial reform drive

Big banks appear to be much more worried about a clampdown on their derivatives gambling schemes than they are about a consumer protection agency.

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White House to fight attempts to weaken finance reform

Deputy Treasury Secretary Neil Wolin declared yesterday that "the administration will oppose efforts to provide exemptions for certain kinds of lenders."

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