Politico: ‘Big is bad’ catches on in Congress

A recent Politico article about “the populist angst aimed at Wall Street banks” talked about the growing strength of the movement to label big banks and institutions as bad for the country as a whole.  AFR’s Heather Booth was quoted in the article.  You can read the full story here.

“This will be one of the hottest issues in the election,” predicted Heather Booth, director of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of consumer, labor and other pro-reform activists. “And the dividing line will be, Are you for Wall Street and the biggest banks, or are you for Main Street and real reform?”