A bipartisan bill on insider trading that had been steamrolling through Congress has ground to a halt.
The Senate and House last month overwhelmingly approved different versions of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle predicted some version of the bill would reach President Obama’s desk swiftly. But what had been a legislative locomotive is now attracting something quite common in an election year: finger-pointing.
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