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Source: Elizabeth Warren to get
Banking Committee assignment

Boston Herald, by Joe Battenfeld

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/4/2012 12:44:55 PM

Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren is expected to receive a coveted assignment to the Senate Banking Committee in a major coup for her liberal backers and a blow to the financial industry which had opposed her election, according to a source. “It’s happening,” said a Democratic source. The ultra-powerful Banking Committee oversees the implementation of financial regulations, and Warren — touted as the godmother of the Occupy Wall Street movement — is expected to use it as a platform for her reform agenda. The banking industry has vehemently opposed the assignment, while Warren’s progressive backers have exerted strong pressure


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 12/4/2012 12:48:38 PM     (No. 9048105)

I´ll bet my house her other assignment is the Judiciary Committee. Oh happy days.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tisHimself, 12/4/2012 12:56:50 PM     (No. 9048115)

Slashing and burning Dodd Frank just got a lot more difficult.

Out nationalized banking system is now official.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/4/2012 1:00:05 PM     (No. 9048120)

Why not Indian affairs?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bevan, 12/4/2012 1:46:42 PM     (No. 9048201)

Big Chief of Wampum Pow wow

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/4/2012 1:52:53 PM     (No. 9048220)


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Reply 6 - Posted by: john56, 12/4/2012 2:27:30 PM     (No. 9048277)

Well, she´s got the financial background ...

For example, since she´s an Indian, she should know the casino business.

She´s flipped a bunch of houses for quick profits.

And she knows how to take advantage of no-interest loans.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 12/4/2012 2:27:57 PM     (No. 9048279)

Right after wiping her chin and extra gargling no doubt.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/4/2012 4:49:44 PM     (No. 9048530)

The banks have been nationalized. They will do what they are told by DC.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 12/4/2012 6:10:28 PM     (No. 9048658)

Time to pack up and get out call me if things improve. Oh nevermind they won´t

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