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Legal Briefing: Bank Lobbyists Losing War in Senate

When Congress started to work seriously on financial industry reform legislation, it looked like the Senate was where banks would have their best chance to weaken the final law. But that's not how it looks these days.

Texas Is the Big Winner in Recession Migration

As the recession has sent hundreds of thousands of people moving from place to place in search of jobs, Texas has experienced a major surge in population growth. Lita Epstein takes a peek at what this means for America's political, economic, and social structure.