This week’s showdown over reforming the finance industry and what it means for you


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On Capitol Hill this week, legislators from the House and Senate will begin to hammer out a compromise on a contentious financial regulation bill. There’s a lot at stake for both consumers and the finance industry as evidenced by the vast number of lobbyists working on behalf of the banking industry and consumers. David Leonhardt writes about the economy for the New York Times. He joins us in this hour of Radio Times to walk us through finance reform and other issues related to the economy.

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