Sen. Max Baucus‘ final hurdle with the Senate Finance Committee will be to figure out how to pay for health reform. (Bloomberg)
Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis will resign in December, leaving the board to scramble for a successor. (Reuters)
A bill sponsored by Sens. Chuck Schumer and Arlen Specter would protect journalists from going to jail if they don’t reveal confidential sources, but the Obama administration isn’t giving its support. (NYT)
In a House testimony yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said regulation of banks should be shared with other powers, not just the Fed. (FT)
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, a Republican, may be launching a 2012 presidential run. (WSJ)
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