Diane and her guests talk about the bankruptcy bill now before the Senate. Supporters say it would reduce abuse of the system, while opponents say it would degrade an important safety net.

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  • Wayne Abernathy executive director, Financial Institutions Policy and Regulatory Affairs, the American Bankers Association.
  • Travis Plunkett legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America.

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