Elizabeth Warren

Warren calls for removal of most of Wells' board


Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., asked Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday to remove 12 Wells Fargo board members because of the fake-accounts scandal.


Lawmakers remain split as regional banks press for relief


Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo sounded optimistic Thursday about reaching a bipartisan deal for regulatory relief, but a hearing once again emphasized the gulf between what lawmakers are likely to pass and what the industry is seeking.


Senate appears long way off from reg relief


Senators on both sides of the aisle paid lip service Thursday to giving relief to community banks and credit unions, but didn't appear closer to specifics of what would be in a bill.


Drilling down on Mnuchin’s first Senate Banking appearance


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was pressed for his views on housing finance reform, what a “modernized” version of the Glass-Steagall Act would look like and a two-tiered regulatory system.


Democrats cry foul on new acting OCC head


Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee are raising concerns that a move by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to appoint Keith Noreika as acting comptroller was done to circumvent Senate vetting.


House Dems employ new strategy to block GOP Dodd-Frank overhaul


The new Democratic strategy to block GOP Dodd-Frank rewrite is to give it more airtime.


Lawmakers target Wells Fargo auditor over fake accounts


Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are seeking information about KPMG to determine if it lived up to its professional obligations when it decided not to disclose fake accounts at Wells Fargo.


Bipartisan Senate bill would let credit unions increase biz lending


Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Ed Markey, D-Mass., introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow credit unions to increase their business lending.


Trump SEC pick set for contentious reunion with Elizabeth Warren


Jay Clayton, the Wall Street lawyer tapped to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, faces what could be an uncomfortable reunion this week with Senator Elizabeth Warren.


Senators to Sessions: Leave pot enforcement up to states


Eleven senators sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking him not to enforce federal pot laws in states that have legalized marijuana.