Senate names Wall Street reform conferees

The Senate on Tuesday named a dozen conferees to final negotiations with the House on the 1,500-page Wall Street overhaul legislation.

Seven Democrats and five Republicans will be representing the Senate side of the conference charged with reconciling legislative differences between the two chambers. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) will serve as chairman of the conference negotiations, which Democrats aim to complete before the July Fourth recess.

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) will be joined by committee members Sens. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting MORE (D-S.D.), Jack ReedJack ReedMattis on defense budget boost: 'America can afford survival' Overnight Regulation: Dems punch back in fight over CEO pay rule Bernie Sanders, Menendez 'troubled' by delay of CEO pay rule MORE (D-R.I.), Charles SchumerCharles SchumerFreedom Caucus chair 'optimistic' about ObamaCare repeal deal Gorsuch hearings: A referendum on Originalism and corporate power We must act now and pass the American Health Care Act MORE (D-N.Y.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Bob CorkerBob CorkerRand Paul roils the Senate with NATO blockade Lawmakers want Trump commitment to help Iraq post-ISIS Trump needs a united front to win overseas MORE (R-Tenn.), Mike CrapoMike CrapoOvernight Finance: Biz groups endorse Trump's Labor pick | New CBO score coming before health bill vote | Lawmakers push back on public broadcasting cuts Senate Banking panel seeks proposals for economic growth GOP lawmakers lead way in holding town halls MORE (R-Idaho) and Judd Gregg (R-N.H.).


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Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) will be joined by panel members Sens. Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyLive coverage: Day three of Supreme Court nominee hearing Dems land few punches on Gorsuch Live coverage: Day two of Supreme Court nominee hearing MORE (D-Vt.), Tom HarkinTom HarkinGrassley challenger no stranger to defying odds Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Do candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? MORE (D-Iowa) and Saxby ChamblissSaxby ChamblissWyden hammers CIA chief over Senate spying Cruz is a liability Inside Paul Ryan’s brain trust MORE (R-Ga.). The agriculture committee oversaw drafting of new regulations for the multitrillion-dollar derivatives market.

The House has yet to name its conferees.