NO! That's a clear conflict of interest. They should be barred from voting!
42% (16 votes)
NO! It's time to stop Wall Street from buying Congress. They work for us!
58% (22 votes)
Total votes: 38

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bnunez@coldwellbanker.com's picture
bnunez@coldwell... 1 year 41 weeks ago

I think it is a NO NO!

conflict of interest and time tto stop wall street from buying the politications.

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Uncle Jimbo 1 year 41 weeks ago

I would agree with bnunez - A big NO to both questions. But seeing how the Merkley - Udall Filibuster reform bill was handled, I would suspect it's business as usuall in the House & Senate. Don't expect any progressive changes.

twistedgenes 1 year 41 weeks ago

How do we stop the corruption? Wall Street is more powerful than our government!

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Aliceinwonderland 1 year 41 weeks ago

Jeez Thom... I agree with both statements! Could've chosen one blindfolded.

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