Posted 5 years ago on Nov. 14, 2011, 5:38 p.m. EST by Amanita76
from New Haven, CT
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Washington, D.C. is a town that runs on inside information - but should our elected officials be able to use that information to pad their own pockets? As Steve Kroft reports, members of Congress and their aides have regular access to powerful political intelligence, and many have made well-timed stock market trades in the very industries they regulate. For now, the practice is perfectly legal, but some say it's time for the law to change.
Full story here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3DZh1109W8
Three words sum this story up: CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Ending congressional insider trading better make its way to the top of whatever demands list that ultimately gets approved by this movement .