Elizabeth Warren

Bloomberg tacks left on financial regulation. Should banks be worried?

02/18/20

Years after criticizing the Dodd-Frank Act, the Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now taking a page from the Elizabeth Warren playbook.

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Senators alarmed by study linking loan rates to college choice

02/13/20

Elizabeth Warren, Sherrod Brown and three other Democrats asked nonbank lenders to ensure they comply with fair lending laws following a report suggesting they charge higher rates to those who have attended historically black or predominantly Hispanic colleges.

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Sen. Warren, Germany’s board plan won’t work here

02/11/20

The presidential hopeful wants to mirror a German policy that allows employees of large corporations to vote for board members. Here’s why that won’t fly in the U.S.

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Sens. Warren, Brown call on CFPB to suspend task force

02/05/20

In a letter to CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger, the Democratic senators argue that task force members cannot be trusted to protect consumers because they have represented payday lenders or Wall Street banks, or worked at law firms that do so.

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Warren asks Fed nominee to clarify policy stances

01/31/20

The Massachusetts senator took aim at certain views expressed by Judy Shelton, a Trump administration pick to sit on the Federal Reserve Board, that have sparked controversy.

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Warren presses big-bank CEOs on climate change policies

01/22/20

The Massachusetts senator and presidential contender sent a letter to eight of the biggest U.S. banks asking about how they assess climate-related risks to assets and how they plan to mitigate social and economic fallout.

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Warren says she’d bypass Congress to cancel federal student debt

01/14/20

The proposal announced Tuesday is aimed at attracting younger voters.

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HUD proposes easing Obama-era fair housing rule

01/07/20

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed an overhaul of an Obama-era rule meant to guide local jurisdictions in how they comply with the Fair Housing Act.

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Warren takes aim at Biden with plan to bolster bankruptcy rights

01/07/20

Elizabeth Warren rolled out a plan Tuesday to restore bankruptcy protections repealed in a 2005 law championed by Joe Biden, taking an implicit shot at the Democratic presidential front-runner just before the first nominating contests next month.

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10 banking policymakers to watch in 2020

12/19/19

Impeachment continues to dominate Congress, but legislation the industry seeks is still pending and the bank regulators have a full agenda. Here are the figures who will drive the policy debate.

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