AP - It was near the end of a long day and Sen. Christopher Dodd, in his shirt sleeves with 1,900 pages of proposed financial regulations stacked in front of him, had been scanning the hearing room of the House Financial Services Committee.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd unveiled a bill to revamp U.S. financial regulations. The plan calls for a consumer protection agency within the Federal Reserve and gives the central bank enhanced powers. Dodd discusses the measure. » E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd unveiled his plan to rewrite the nation's financial regulations. The bill released Monday calls for a council of regulators to oversee systemic risk and create a consumer protection agency at the Federal Reserve. » E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
With votes in danger because of a proposed $19-billion fee to large financial institutions, Sen. Christopher Dodd offers a plan to immediately end the $700-billion bailout fund as an alternative.
Scrambling to save the sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher J.