As senator of New York, Hillary Clinton was one of 83 supporters who voted in 2001 for legislation that would overhaul the nation's bankruptcy system. A vote that has come back to haunt her, as criticism grows of her connections and allegiance to Wall Street. The New York Times recently spoke with Illinois Law professor and bankruptcy expert Charles Tabb, who opposed the 2001 legislation.
He told them, Mrs. Clinton’s vote “shows the power of the consumer credit industry and our campaign finance world. She did a 180 once she became senator. It was galling.”
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