Cloakroom: The Waiting Continues

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House Cloakroom: December 10 – December 14

Analysis: The waiting game continues here in Washington as the talks over the fiscal cliff continue. The House does not appear to be taking up any major legislation this week once again. However, there will be several hearings of note on both Dodd-Frank and Obamacare implementation. Those are listed below.

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Senate Cloakroom: December 10 – December 14

Analysis: The Senate will be taking up a bill to extend the Transaction Account Guarantee for two years. This program was created as a temporary response to the 2008 financial crisis and provides unlimited federal coverage on all non-interest bearing accounts. It is set to expire at the end of this year.

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