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Families arrested at bank in foreclosure protest [with video]

Several families moved their belongings outside of a Chase Bank branch in an act of civil disobedience - and were arrested.

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Cook County sheriff refuses to foreclose as housing crisis deepens

In a dramatic expression of public anger at the growing foreclosure crisis Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart yesterday refused to enforce foreclosures issued by big banks.

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Cleveland protests Wall Street

Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.

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Quick action on financial reform urged

WASHINGTON (PAI)--Union allies, led by the Americans for Financial Reform, urged lawmakers to quickly approve the comprehensive Wall Street reform bill that congressional negotiators produced in late June.

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Too big to fail? Not this Wall Street reform bill

Congress is on the verge of passing the most sweeping banking and financial regulations since the 1930s - or so the catch phrase goes.

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Rally at Treasury: Goldman Sachs owes us $13 billion

"Young Turks" talk show host Cenk Uygur led protesters at the Treasury Department chanting: "Hey-hey, ho-ho, $13 billion's a lot of dough!" and "Goldman Sachs, we want it back!"

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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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