Election 2018

Two former Banking Committee Dems launch project tied to 2020 voters


Ex-Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., played key roles in negotiating the 2018 regulatory relief bill, but then went on to lose their re-election bids in the midterm elections.


6 takeaways from CFPB chief's visit to Capitol Hill


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.


Ocasio-Cortez questions bank funding of prisons that hold immigrants


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."


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


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.


House Democrats to seek testimony from Wall Street CEOs: Sources


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.


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


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


Scott to lead Senate Banking's financial institutions subcommittee


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


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


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.


Meet the new members of the House Financial Services Committee


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


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


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.