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December 17, 2014

MSNBC The Reid Report: Showdown Mounts Over CRomnibus Bill & PBS Newshour: Is the 2015 spending bill a gift to big banks?

MSNBC The Reid Report: Showdown Mounts Over CRomnibus Bill

All eyes are on the Senate after the House passed the $1.1 trillion spending bill. Joy Reid discusses the situation with Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and Dennis Kelleher, president of the pro-regulation group Better Markets. Watch the segment here.

PBS Newshour: Is the 2015 spending bill a gift to big banks?

Tucked into the new federal spending bill that passed this week was a provision to loosen banking regulations on hedges known as derivatives or swaps, rolling back part of the Dodd-Frank Act that was enacted after the financial crisis. Dennis Kelleher of Better Markets and Mark Calabria of the Cato Institute join Hari Sreenivasan for a discussion on what the bill means for banks. Watch the segment here.

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