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Monday, May 17, 2010

President Obama's Weekly Address (05/15/10)

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The President continued his push for Wall Street Reform in this week's video address. Outlining the reasons for legislation, the President discussed why every American has a stake in Wall Street reform:

"First and foremost, you have a stake in [reform] if you've ever been treated unfairly by a credit card company, misled by pages and pages of fine print, or ended up paying fees and penalties you'd never heard of before. And you have a stake in it if you've ever tried to take out a home loan, a car loan, or a student loan, and been targeted by the predatory practices of unscrupulous lenders."

And here's President Obama's visit to Buffalo, NY earlier this week:

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