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Shifting Consumer Bankruptcy Rules

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Consumers and creditors watch closely as the Senate debates major changes in the nation's bankruptcy laws, the first in 10 years. We look at who files for bankruptcy protection, how they do it, and what the proposed changes could mean.


Jeff Gelles, business writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sen. Jeff Sessions, (R-AL); member, Senate Judiciary Committee

Sen. Dick Durbin, (D-IL); member, Senate Judiciary Committee



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