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Bill on finance wins approval of Senate panel

New York Times, April 26, 2010

Senate Republicans and Democrats predicted that Congress would soon pass a far-reaching overhaul of the nation's financial regulatory system, indicating a potentially swift resolution of the latest partisan firefight on Capitol Hill, the New York Times reports. But while Republicans said that they had forced Democrats back to the bargaining table to negotiate a bipartisan accord, Democrats said that Republicans were hastily abandoning their opposition in fear of a public outcry.