Elizabeth Warren

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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Warren demands details on Mnuchin's December calls to bank CEOs

01/18/19

In letters to the Treasury secretary and CEOs of the largest banks, the Massachusetts Democrat questioned why Mnuchin was trying to quell liquidity fears that had not previously been mentioned by regulators.

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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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Warren presses Wells Fargo on student fees

01/17/19

A CFPB report revealed that the fees charged to college students by Wells Fargo for financial products are three times higher than average. Sen. Warren wants to know why.

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Warren asks big banks for details on their shutdown response

01/16/19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren questioned the five largest U.S. retail banks in a letter on what they are doing to reduce the impact of the government shutdown on customers.

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Warren probes ethics officials over Mulvaney's job discussions

01/15/19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking whether acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's reported talks to be president of the University of South Carolina violated the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.

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Ripple's bank creep, LendUp's new CEO, regulatory competition: Top stories of the week

01/11/19

One bank's push to use Ripple's XRP in cross-border payments; LendUp spins off credit card business, names new CEO; a worrisome resurgence of rivalry among the banking agencies; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Warren: Comerica fraud shows need for security fix in prepaid program

01/10/19

The senator wants Treasury to enhance fraud protection in the Direct Express prepaid program — now a partnership with Comerica Bank — when its contract is rebid in 2020.

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Warren bashes banks and billionaires in first 2020 campaign swing

01/07/19

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s first trip to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate highlighted her fiery anti-Wall Street populism.

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'Did they charge for breathing the air in their lobbies?': Comments of the week

01/04/19

Readers respond to Wells Fargo's latest fine, weigh Sen. Elizabeth Warren's potential bid for president, consider how banks are preparing for climate change and more.

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