Longtime critic of federal role
Says U.S. Senate opponent Ron Johnson "is opposed to all government-assisted student loans."
Risk less than suggested
Under the "cromnibus" law, taxpayers must guarantee "incredibly risky" derivatives deals made by the nation's largest banks.
No position does not equal opposition
Greater Wisconsin Committee
"Scott Walker opposed a plan to help Wisconsin students refinance their student loans."
Many would-be buyers could lose access
A Republican housing finance reform bill "would eliminate a person’s ability to obtain 15- and 30-year mortgages."
Monitoring of individuals' accounts unclear
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "collecting financial information, monitoring financial information of millions of Americans" without their knowledge and "storing it for up to 10 years."
Lines taken out of context
Says U.S. Senate opponent Eric Hovde "supported billions in stimulus for high-speed rail" and "billions more to bail out banks."
Paperwork’s piling up, but nobody knows how high on the little guy
The Dodd-Frank financial-reform law’s hundreds of new rules will force small banks and credit unions to burn up "an estimated 2,260,631 labor hours just for compliance."
Those “usurious vipers” are extinct in some states, but alive and well in Minnesota
The payday loan industry "does not exist in a state like Minnesota."
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