Attempt To Cap ATM Fees At 50 Cents Blocked In Senate

Tom Harkin was stifled in his effort Tuesday evening to bring a measure to the Senate floor that would cap ATM fees at 50 cents. Harkin (D-Iowa) first introduced his amendment on May 4 and has yet to get a vote. With the close of debate on Wall Street reform rapidly approaching, Harkin went straight to the floor to ask the chamber's consent to vote, conceding that he would be satisfied with a mere five minutes of debate.

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - May 19, 2010 - 8:06 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - May 19, 2010 - 12:32 PM PDT

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by Peter L. Combs - May. 19, 2010

Huffington did a great job of showing how, with so many massive financial regulatory issues facing us, DC can major in minor rubbish still. Perhaps they'll table a resolution to color code the velvet ropes in the bank lobbys. Harkin needs to retire...he has obviously lost it.

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