Friday, June 25, 2010

Wall Street reform finally ready for a vote

By Creature

And the NYT says: "the bill's financial regulations not only remained strong but in some cases gained strength." I sure hope so.

With that, Benen tallies the accomplishments:

And in the larger context, this will add to an impressive list of historic accomplishments spanning President Obama's first 18 months in office, a list that will now include Wall Street reform, health care reform, student loan reform, economic recovery, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, expanded civil rights protections, expanded stem-cell research, new regulation of the credit card industry, new regulation of the tobacco industry, a national service bill, and the most sweeping land-protection act in 15 years, among other things.

Sometimes I may not be thrilled with Obama, the Dems, and their watered-down legislation, but this is an impressive list.

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