Politics & Government

April 16, 2010

Why's Sen. McConnell trashing Wall Street regulation bill?

Leaders of both parties had vowed for months that financial regulatory legislation wouldn't become the subject of angry, partisan debates. Everyone agreed that voters want tough new restrictions on Wall Street, and the legislation is full of bipartisan ideas. Then Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, met with Wall Street executives and blew up what had been a collegial debate.

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