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6 takeaways from CFPB chief's visit to Capitol Hill

03/07/19

In the face of tough questioning from House members, CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger appeared mostly unfazed and tried to strike a balance between heeding concerns about the agency’s power and supporting its mission to help consumers.

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Ocasio-Cortez questions bank funding of prisons that hold immigrants

02/25/19

The New York congresswoman, who sits on the House Financial Services Committee, said the panel wants to make banks "accountable for investing in and making money off of the detention of immigrants."

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'Can it be that these people take themselves seriously?': Comments of the week

02/01/19

Readers weigh in on calls that regulators consider the financial risks from climate change, respond to Trump administration plans to overhaul the housing finance system, consider GOP strategy on the House Financial Services Committee and more.

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House Democrats to seek testimony from Wall Street CEOs: Sources

01/25/19

The leaders of the biggest U.S. banks are likely to be summoned to face questions from the Financial Services Committee, an early sign that the financial industry will endure tougher scrutiny under a Democratic-controlled House.

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Meeks of N.Y. to chair House financial institutions subcommittee

01/24/19

The Financial Services Committee also announced the head of a newly created subcommittee on diversity and inclusion.

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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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