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Democrats Voting for Derivatives Bill Receive More Money From Citigroup and Other Financial Institutions

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November 22, 2013—Democratic representatives were split when the House of Representatives voted on October 30, 2013 to pass H.R. 992, a bill seeking to reverse new financial derivatives regulations that were approved by Congress in 2010 as part of the Dodd-Frank Act. According to the New York Times, lobbyists from Citigroup played a major role in drafting the bill.

How did money from Citigroup and other interests correlate with how House Democrats voted? Read more

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