Democrats set showdown vote on Wall Street bill

A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange during President Obama's speech, Thursday, April 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

April 22, 2010 5:21:57 PM PDT
Declaring themselves short of patience, Democrats set an initial showdown vote for next Monday on legislation to clamp new regulations on the financial industry while Republicans insisted on more bargaining. President Barack Obama admonished Wall Street leaders "to join us instead of fighting us" to prevent a future national financial collapse.