Bankers and Bailouts: Lobbyists in Washington
Friday, October 31, 2008
We hear a lot about “Main Street” and “Wall Street,” but what about “K Street”? Over the past few decades, the financial industry and an army of lobbyists have pushed for more and more deregulation in Washington. We look at the complicated relationship between the financial industry, regulators and lobbyists. Matt Cooper is Conde Nast Portfolio Washington Editor; Leslie Wayne is a reporter for the New York Times.