Stories You Should Know (4/27/10)

Bloomberg News (USA)
Fabrice Tourre, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive director sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission for fraud, will tell a Senate subcommittee that he will defend himself in court against the suit.

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
Senate Republicans united Monday to block debate on legislation that would make the most far-reaching changes in financial industry regulation since the Great Depression – slowing but probably not stopping a bill that has been propelled by angry voters who want a crackdown on Wall Street.

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
The Republican Governors Association, hoping to clear a path for Charles D. Baker, will launch a hard-hitting television and radio ad campaign today targeting state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill, an independent who is trying to outflank Baker on the right in this year’s governor’s race, a spokesman for the association said yesterday.

Atlanta Journal Constitution (Atlanta, GA)
The Georgia Republican Party has denied Ray Boyd’s attempt to run for governor as a GOP candidate after the political newcomer refused Monday to sign its loyalty oath.


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