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Why is Congress rolling back bank regulations?

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The world was in the middle of a financial crisis 10 years ago. When the economy stabilized the 2010 Dodd-Frank law was passed to prevent another major financial meltdown. So why did Congress just vote to roll back some of those Dodd-Frank rules? 

MPR News host Chris Farrell talked to three guests for perspectives on the new financial rules. 

• Keith Ellison, U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. 

• Neel Kashkari, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. 

• Jena Martin, professor of law, West Virgnia University and author of "When The Levees Break: Re-Visioning Regulation of the Securities Markets."

Use the audio player above to hear the full segment.