Financial Regulatory Reform

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the background at the signing ceremony for the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act in 2008 - Flickr user Cosmic Smudge

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the background at the signing ceremony for the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act in 2008

Flickr user Cosmic Smudge

Financial Regulatory Reform

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid plans to bring to a vote legislation overhauling the U.S. financial system. What the proposal could mean for Wall Street and why many Republicans oppose it.

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid plans to bring to a vote legislation overhauling the U.S. financial system. What the proposal could mean for Wall Street and why many Republicans oppose it.

Guests

Travis Plunkett

legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America.

Douglas Elliott

fellow, Brookings Institution, former investment banker, and president and principal researcher for the Center on Federal Financial Institutions

Peter Wallison

Arthur F. Burns fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; served as general counsel of the U.S. Treasury department in the Reagan Administration

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