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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v9n20 (05/19/2010) » Section: Week in Review

Seven Days: The Straight Dope From the Week That Was

Last week a report authored by a Buffalo-based activist, Kevin Connor, detailed the outrageous amount of money that Wall Street’s biggest banks are spending to lobby Congress as the financial reform debate continues: about $1.4 million per day.

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

President Barack Obama’s first—and likely last—visit to Buffalo while Commander-in-Chief on May 13 was a brisk 204 minute affair. Capped off by his economic speech at local manufacturing firm Industrial Support Inc., the President none-the-less managed to get the bang for his buck out of his Buffalo trip. The Week in Review’s highly scientific, yet completely arbitrary analysis tracks the highlights and lowlights over the course of his visit.

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