Election 2018

The candidates getting banks' cash: Top 5 in the House


All five are Republicans and they include senior House GOP leaders, contenders to head the Financial Services Committee and strong voices in favor of regulatory relief.


Wells Fargo was hit with more scandal. But does anyone care?


The bank continues to battle a series of negative headlines such as erroneous foreclosures, but public and investor reaction has been muted.


'What blue wave?': Comments of the week


Readers opine on prospects for the midterm elections, respond to Facebook's forays into collecting bank data, weigh in on new overdraft legislation and more.


Why bankers should support a Democrat in the midterms


Montana Sen. Jon Tester was among a handful of Democrats central to passing regulatory relief this spring. Bankers need to back his re-election regardless of party affiliation.


A blue wave is coming. Banks need to get ready


The Ohio special election is the latest sign that Democrats are well positioned to retake the House in midterm elections this fall.


6 key Senate races for bankers this fall


Some of the tightest contests in the midterm elections may have big implications for the future of banking policy.


ABA endorses two more House members in midterms


The banking industry group has so far endorsed six candidates in their re-election campaigns for the upcoming November elections.


Fannie-Freddie a top focus if Democrats win house, Waters says


Rep. Maxine Waters said fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would top her list of priorities if Democrats take control of the House in this year's midterm elections and she becomes leader of the Financial Services Committee next year.


ABA will air TV ads for two more lawmakers seeking re-election


The American Bankers Association will run advertisements in support of Reps. French Hill and Bruce Poliquin, who are incumbents this November. The group has now endorsed three Republicans and a Democrat.


Tester is first Dem endorsed by banking super PAC


The Montana senator, who faces a tough reelection fight, was a key backer of the bipartisan bill to ease certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.