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Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!
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Can you identify the last time when you took the Wall Street banks to trial?

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who pursed tough line of questioning at this week’s Banking Committee hearing. Ryan Grim reported that top officials at the agencies that oversee America’s financial system weren’t thrilled about having to answer to Warren. Read more: Elizabeth Warren embarrasses hapless bank regulators at first hearing