Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) Proposals for Wall Street (Video)

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Did you know that Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist senator from Vermont, has a weekly web video? Well, he does. Later today, President Barack Obama will be on Wall Street talking about the economy and his proposals for regulating the financial sector. The president’s speech will be all over cable news; Bernie just gets YouTube. Here are his ideas:

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