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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.
- 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
- Travis Plunkett legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America.
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