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July 14, 2015

What Hillary Clinton Didn't Say in Her Economic Policy Speech

“For all of the economic issues that Hillary Clinton ran through during her politics-heavy economic policy speech—from raising the minimum wage to overhauling the capital gains tax—it’s just as instructive to look at what she left out.”

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“Following the Democratic front-runner’s first major economic policy speech of the campaign, Republicans were quick to accuse Clinton of pandering to the liberal wing of her party. ‘I thought Secretary Clinton did a decent job of delivering Senator Warren’s speech,’ said Tony Fratto, a member of former President George W. Bush’s administration who now advises banks and hedge funds at Hamilton Place Strategies, referring to Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a favorite of the Democratic Party liberals. Yet Clinton’s talk left some Wall Street critics wanting more. ‘Voters deserve a specific, detailed and comprehensive plan for Wall Street reform that they can hold her accountable for,’ said Dennis Kelleher, head of financial-reform advocacy group Better Markets Inc.”

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Read the full Bloomberg article by Jennifer Epstein here.

 
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