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Ocasio-Cortez’s disruptive spotlight could soon be turned on bankers

01/11/19

The freshman congresswoman will likely join the Financial Services Committee, where she could use her populist momentum to bring criticisms of the country's biggest banks even further into the mainstream.

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Win or lose, Warren will put banking in 2020 spotlight

12/31/18

No matter how far the Massachusetts Democrat goes in the next presidential race, the financial regulatory issues that she trumpets will be front and center.

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How populism threatens banks

10/19/18

Current political forces pose a number of risks for financial institutions, including their stock prices and performance, if not their very existence.

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Is Glass-Steagall poised for a political comeback?

09/07/18

It’s been off the radar for a couple of years, but Washington may soon be debating the separation between commercial and investment banking once again.

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Credit unions go on offense with plan to revive Glass-Steagall

09/06/18

Credit unions historically have focused on laws that directly pertain to them, but in a break with that tradition, NAFCU is calling on Congress to re-introduce efforts to break up big banks.

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Candidate or kingmaker, Warren will drive Dems' banking agenda in 2020

05/02/18

Early polling shows that the Massachusetts senator is a strong contender for the White House, setting her up to shape the debate on financial services even if she doesn’t run.

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Odds of changing reg relief bill are long, but many keep trying

03/07/18

More than 50 amendments had been filed by Wednesday afternoon to be considered as part of a Senate regulatory relief bill, but it was unclear which proposed changes if any have the approval of the legislation's key sponsors.

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Separating banking and commerce is 'another win for the big guys,' OCC's Noreika says

11/08/17

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika called for reopening the debate over the barrier between banking and commerce, saying there is evidence removing it could benefit small banks.

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Rethinking split of banking and commerce: Noreika makes his case

08/24/17

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika is using his short time in office to open a debate about the separation of banking and commerce, which he says is anti-competitive, stifles diversification and may limit regulators' options in times of crisis.

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GOP lawmaker wants to hear more about Glass-Steagall return

06/07/17

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said he wants policymakers to flesh out a potential return of the Glass-Steagall Act, but wasn't sure if it should separate commercial and investment banking.

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