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Jefferson23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-19-11 11:28 PM
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116. Dick Durbin: Banks "Frankly Own The Place"


Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has been battling the banks the last few weeks in an effort to get 60 votes lined up for bankruptcy reform. He's losing.

On Monday night in an interview with a radio host back home, he came to a stark conclusion: the banks own the Senate.

"And the banks -- hard to believe in a time when we're facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created -- are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place," he said on WJJG 1530 AM's "Mornings with Ray Hanania." Progress Illinois picked up the quote.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/29/dick-durbin-ba...


It is irritating to hear him dis Bernie Sanders, as if Bernie is wrong on any level on this subject.
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