Election 2018

Scott to lead Senate Banking's financial institutions subcommittee

01/18/19

The South Carolina Republican will take over for Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., as part of a reshuffling of subcommittee assignments.

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'He let the gas out of her bloated, unruly lawsuit machine': Comments of the week

01/18/19

Readers react to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's investigation into former acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney's job talks, weigh Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's potential impact on the Financial Services Committee, consider the future of cryptocurrency and more.

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Meet the new members of the House Financial Services Committee

01/17/19

The lineup of new members to the House Financial Services Committee includes several rising Democratic stars.

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‘I have the gavel’: Waters touts agenda but leadership challenges loom

01/16/19

The new chair of the House Financial Services Committee has an ambitious set of priorities, but newly elected progressives could set up a conflict with more moderate Democrats on the panel.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s disruptive spotlight could soon be turned on bankers

01/11/19

The freshman congresswoman will likely join the Financial Services Committee, where she could use her populist momentum to bring criticisms of the country's biggest banks even further into the mainstream.

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House, Senate Dems introduce bill to encourage diversity among Fed presidents

01/09/19

The bill would require at least one gender diverse and one racially or ethnically diverse candidate to be interviewed for Fed regional bank president vacancies.

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House diversity panel a doubled-edged sword for banks

01/07/19

A Financial Services subcommittee planned by Democrats to root out discrimination and expand financial inclusion could put banks on the hot seat, but it could also foster regulatory relief.

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Two new Republicans added to Senate Banking Committee

01/04/19

Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Martha McSally, R-Ariz., will fill the two GOP vacancies in the new Congress.

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Two Democrats added to Senate Banking Committee in new term

12/13/18

Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., will join the panel as their caucus loses two other committee members who suffered election defeats.

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Post-Midterm Gridlock? It's Not That Simple

12/13/18

The outcome of the midterm elections stands to recast debate on topics ranging from regulatory relief to the GSEs and the CFPB. Inside, a look at how the direction of financial services policy could alter under the newly divided Congress.

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