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Financial reform bill passes Banking Cmte

From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
A financial reform package made it out of the Senate Banking committee today by a 13-10 vote.

Reuters: "The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Monday backed a bill to plug gaps in financial regulation and safeguard the country's financial system from future crises." The bill "includes new rules for banks, consumer financial products, derivatives and hedge funds."

Here's the actual bill.

And here's a summary of the bill from the Banking Committee.