April 28, 2013

A leading economist says the Dodd-Frank bill is not enough reform, and the first order of business is to resist the forces trying to weaken regulation of Wall Street.

A labor leader says the 2014 mid-terms are going to be just as important to Democrats as the 2012 presidential election was.

And, Bill Press speaks with Dick Durbin, the assistant majority leader of the Senate.

  • Apr. 28, 2013 Apr. 28, 2013 Former Fed executive Alan Blinder says watch out for attempts to gut Dodd-Frank … Union leader Paul Booth says progressives must pay attention to 2014. And Bill Press talks with assistant Senate majority leader Dick Durbin.
  • Alan Blinder Alan Blinder Dr. Alan Blinder is a former vice chairman of the Fed. He is warning that Wall Street reforms under the Dodd-Frank bill are not enough and that Democrats need to resist continuing attempts to let the big banks run wild again.
  • Paul Booth Paul Booth In the continuing battle for human rights, the focus has shifted from the federal courts to state legislatures, and that is not necessarily a bad thing says labor leader Paul Booth.
  • Dick Durbin Dick Durbin Bill Press and his guest, Dick Durbin, the assistant majority leader of the Senate.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower George W's $250-million can of whitewash.

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