Big Banks Hire D.C. Heavyweights

May 12, 2010  |  

(Politico.com) — The nation’s six largest banks and their trade associations have hired more than 240 former government officials-turned-lobbyists to represent them in the fight over Wall Street reform, according to a new report by several progressive groups. The Service Employees International Union, Campaign for America’s Future and the Public Accountability Initiative will release the report Tuesday as part of a new campaign aimed at taking on the lobbyists who represent the financial services industry.

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