The Director Of A Major US Bureau Might Run For Governor As A Dem, And Republicans Are Furious

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray pauses while testifying before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 12, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTX15AU9

‘I have no further insights to provide’

Washington Policies Made Hurricane Harvey Way Worse

Politics | Thomas Phippen
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: People evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Repeatedly flooded properties have cost … more than $12.5 billion’

A Fight Trump Doesn't Need

Opinion | Robert Wasinger
TAORMINA, ITALY - MAY 26: (From L to R) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister Theresa May, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

President Trump needs to swiftly nominate another candidate as chair of the Ex-Im bank.

How The Durbin Amendment Costs Consumers Billions

Opinion | Andrew Langer

Dodd-Frank should be reformed to cut through strangulating red tape.

Wells Fargo CEO Takes Bipartisan Beating Over Mass Fraud Scandal

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm's sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘When are you going to resign?’

House Launches Investigation Into Wells Fargo

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Jeb Hensarling questions financial regulators about the effects of the Volcker Rule

‘The Committee is very concerned by these serious allegations’

Congress Should Fight Harmful Mandatory Swipe Card Fees

Opinion | Molly Wilkinson
A credit card user displays her cards in Washington February 22, 2010. New credit card rules that come into effect today, the second round of provisions from legislation known as the CARD act, will significantly affect how card issuers earn money by restricting their ability to charge fees and raise rates, especially on existing balances. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

We hope that lawmakers will support passage of HR 5465 and repeal the Durbin Amendment.

Congress Should Embrace Hensarling's Financial Reforms

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan

To replace Dodd-Frank’s heavy-handed and counterproductive approach, Hensarling offers the Financial CHOICE Act.

EXCLUSIVE: Congress Probes Fed Snoops

Politics | Richard Pollock
Hacker looking through data (Shutterstock)

Investigators want to know if Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is protecting consumers’ data

Top GOP Congressman Pushes To Repeal And Replace Dodd-Frank

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
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‘We are losing, on average, one community financial institution each day’

This Proposed Regulation Could Gut The Payday Loan Industry

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Businessman bribe putting money in suit jacket pocket, concept for corruption, bribing

‘Debt traps’

Investors Urge End To Shell Company Secrecy

Politics | Ethan Barton

Anonymous firms have been used to fund terrorism

'Obamacare For Retirement' Hits Stumbling Block In The House

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
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A group of GOP Senators recently introduced the counterpart to the resolution in the upper chamber

Luetkemeyer And Hensarling Work To Prevent The Next Operation Choke Point

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan

Congress is taking the necessary steps to ensure Operation Choke Point does not rise from the dead.

White People Are Getting Government Subsidies Meant For Minorities

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Jeb Hensarling questions financial regulators about the effects of the Volcker Rule

‘It defies logic’

Jeb Hensarling: SEC Could Stop DOL's Fiduciary Rule

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘Seize your authority’

Congress Takes Key Step To AUDIT THE FED ... But Will It Actually Happen?

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

The legislation would also require the Fed transition to using a rule-based policy when determining interest rates.

Discharge Petition In The House Forces Vote On Ex-Im Bank

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A pedestrian red light is seen near the U.S. Capitol dome, currently under renovation, in Washington June 8, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

The vote will take place Tuesday.