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April 28 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executives endured more than 10 hours of congressional grilling in one of the most public, and most hostile, political lashings in the firm's 141-year history.
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WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans, attacked for twice blocking legislation to rein in Wall Street, floated a partial alternative proposal yesterday and said it could lead to a compromise on an issue that commands strong public support.
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Houston Chronicle - - 11 minutes ago
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CNN - - Apr 26, 2010
Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) -- At a vigil protesting the passage of Arizona's tough new illegal immigration law, a young man in Army fatigues and a beret lit a candle at a makeshift shrine.
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