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Jim Himes

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes

Himes supports rollback of Wall Street derivatives regulation he helped author

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Liberal stalwarts such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and even President Obama opposed language in the $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that ratchets back provisions in the 2010 Dodd-Frank law restricting bank trading in potentially toxic derivatives. But Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., a key architect of the section in Dodd-Frank that put derivatives under regulatory […] [Read More]
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Himes rails against GOP House leadership on Sandy

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Here’s a video of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes’ speech on the House floor Wednesday morning condemning the House’s Republican leadership for refusing to bring the Superstorm Sandy relief bill to the floor for a vote.

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