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Ben Weyl

Bio:

Ben Weyl is editor of CQ Roll Call’s Banking and Finance Executive Briefing newsletter. He joined CQ in 2008, as a reporter covering legislative action on the House and Senate floor, before moving to CQ Roll Call’s economics and finance team. As a staff writer covering financial policy, he has reported on the aftermath of the financial crisis and enactment and implementation of the Dodd-Frank law.

Ben has also been published in the Los Angeles Times, The American Prospect, and the Economist Intelligence Unit. A New Jersey native, Ben is a graduate of Grinnell College, and lives in Washington, D.C.

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Stories by Ben Weyl:

Obama Set to Meet Business Leaders

Nov. 13, 2012

President Barack Obama appears unlikely to find broad backing in the business community for his effort to make upper-income Americans pay higher taxes.

Democrats Seek to Set Sharp Lines in Measuring GOP ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Proposals

Nov. 12, 2012

Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer drew a sharp line today in negotiations with Republicans on the looming “fiscal cliff” of tax and spending issues, saying any GOP proposals on revenue should be measured against the higher rates for wealthy Americans due to take effect in January.

Will Congress Punt on the ‘Fiscal Cliff’?

Nov. 12, 2012

A revitalized President Barack Obama is already clashing with a still-solid GOP House majority in a lame-duck session that looks to be configured for the same gridlock that has tied up Washington, D.C., for the past two years.

Experts Expect Talk, No Action on Limiting Bigger Banks

Oct. 17, 2012

Some lawmakers are saying it’s time to look again at breaking up the country’s biggest banks, but political observers say the odds of action just two years after overhauling the financial regulatory system are remote.

Business Groups Pressing For Russia Trade Bill During Lame Duck

Sept. 24, 2012

The departure of Congress until after the elections removes one barrier to normalizing trade relations with Russia, but that also raises a new hurdle for backers of legislation that’s heavily favored by the business world.

Fed Might Delay Dodd-Frank ‘Stress-Test’ Rule for Banks

Aug. 27, 2012

Medium-sized banks may get a temporary reprieve from new “stress test” requirements called for under the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul, the Federal Reserve announced Monday.

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