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As Wall Street reform becomes law, GOP drops in polls

President Obama signed into law today a finance reform bill that he described as "the most sweeping set of changes to America's financial regulatory system since the 1930's."

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Demand to curb Wall Street has GOP in a bind

Government records on campaign contributions shows that GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell takes more money from Wall Street than any other sector.

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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."