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Saturday, September 27, 2008

If only the govt would give us money to lobby them with!

The financial services industry, which has spent billions on lobbying and campaign contributions over the last decade, is scrambling to make its case for a proposed $700 billion bailout plan amid deep public skepticism. Wall Street firms, commercial banks and insurers are lobbying on an array of issues -- from beating back proposals to make it easier to reduce mortgage debts in bankruptcy courts to fighting, unsuccessfully so far, to retain control over executive pay.

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