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Romney: ‘No One Is Talking About Deregulating Wall Street’

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by PAT GAROFALO, Think Progress


Vice President Joe Biden said yesterday during a speech that a Romney administration would “let the big banks once again write their own rules, unchain Wall Street.” “He is going to put y’all back in chains,” Biden added.


During an interview on CBS Wednesday, Romney was asked for his reaction to the comment. Romney responded by claiming that Biden’s charge is “factually inaccurate” because “nobody is talking about deregulating Wall Street”...


...But Romney, on many occasions, has called for the repeal of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, the first significant reform of the nation’s financial system since the Great Depression. In it’s place, all Romney’s economic plan calls for is a “streamlined regulatory framework.” The only specific aspects that Romney says he would implement are already in Dodd-Frank, which Romney admits in his plan...[MORE

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Song Premiere: Devo, 'Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro Seamus Unleashed' | Music News | Rolling Stone

Song Premiere: Devo, 'Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro Seamus Unleashed' | Music News | Rolling Stone | The Empire Declines | Scoop.it
'This isn't Devo stumping for Obama,' says Jerry Casale of their new tune about Mitt Romney's dog...
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