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The bank deregulation bill in the Senate, explained - Vox

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Instead of acting on immigration or guns, the Senate is about to vote on a bank deregulation bill.

The bill is likely to pass the Senate — it has the support of Senate Republicans and about a dozen Democrats, enough to clear the 60-vote threshold to avoid a filibuster. The House passed its own banking deregulation bill, an even more severe rollback of Obama-era banking rules. If both houses agree upon and pass a final bill, it would mean that the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to come out of Congress this year would be one to help the banks.

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