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US Capitol Capsule: Obama pushes for crowdfunding, while SEC panel cautious

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After talking about it in his 2011 and 2012 State of the Union addresses and numerous speeches throughout the past year, President Barack Obama last week finally sent Congress his legislative agenda aimed at expanding access to capital and cutting taxes for US biotechs and other startups and small businesses (scripintelligence, 1 February 2011, 26 January 2012).

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