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Two Code Pink protesters crash his speech earlier today at the Economic Club of Washington. Video is available.

As far as the substance of the speech goes, he said, interestingly, of the bank plan: "I do think that this will be a program that can be used opportunistically in a number of types of situations by institutions."

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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.
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