The GOP's back room talks with Wall Street began to explode in the faces of Republican senators yesterday.
Big banks appear to be much more worried about a clampdown on their derivatives gambling schemes than they are about a consumer protection agency.
Deputy Treasury Secretary Neil Wolin declared yesterday that "the administration will oppose efforts to provide exemptions for certain kinds of lenders."
The nation's subprime crisis will be in the news from Wednesday to Friday this week as the federal government's Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission begins a new round of hearings.
The nation's labor movement is on target with its point that the risky practices on Wall Street were behind the destruction of 11 million jobs in America.
As they celebrate their success with health care reform labor and its allies are already focusing on strengthening the financial reform legislation just approved by the Senate Banking Committee.
ST. LOUIS - "We're tired of corporate America and the CEOs taking all our money," Ashli Bolden said as over 100 people protested inside the Bank of America tower on March 24.
The rally's point was dramatized by a man wearing a tuxedo and a pig mask who made mock attempts to steal purses and pick the pockets of demonstrators.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Fighting back tears, anger in his voice, Al Marshall recounted how his "kids were crying when the judgment came down" to abandon the home in which they were growing up.
In this YouTube video, a Bank of America worker blows the whistle on her former employer.