For those who saw me on the Fox Strategy Room this morning and want to know more about Edda Lopez, here’s a video (which I was proud to help film) telling Edda’s awful story about how the banking industry — and lack of regulation — failed her and her family.
Edda’s story had a happy ending — because the community organizing group National People’s Action joined forces with Edda and finally got Bank of America to agree to her original mortgage adjustment. But millions of people like Edda aren’t as fortunate — which is why financial reform was so urgently needed.
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