Maxine Waters

Did Ben Carson just mistake an REO for an Oreo?

05/21/19

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson appeared not to recognize a commonly known real estate term during a congressional hearing on Tuesday.

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Backers of pot banking bill see the finish line in House

05/21/19

The legislation faces a tougher path in the Senate where GOP leaders are reluctant to ease restrictions on what is still a banned narcotic.

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Dimon, other CEOs would testify each year under Democratic bill

05/15/19

Draft legislation to make annual testimony mandatory for the chiefs of the largest banks was added to the agenda of a House Financial Services Committee hearing set for Thursday.

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Congress should review BB&T-SunTrust deal before agencies rule: Waters

05/10/19

The chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee said the panel will be holding its own public hearings on the proposed merger.

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Congress hits new speed bump in effort to restrict shell companies

05/09/19

House lawmakers postponed a committee vote on legislation to require beneficial ownership disclosures, nearly a year after a different anti-money-laundering bill stalled over a similar provision.

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House Dems put spotlight on auto lending discrimination

05/01/19

Democratic lawmakers made clear at a hearing Wednesday that they do not intend to abandon the issue following the GOP's repeal of regulatory guidance last year.

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Obey Congress or Trump? Deutsche Bank, Capital One in no-win situation

04/30/19

Congress has broad subpoena powers to demand the president’s financial records, but no bank wants to disclose confidential information about a powerful client.

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Trump sues to stop Deutsche Bank, Capital One from disclosing accounts

04/30/19

The suit seeks to block the banks from complying with congressional subpoenas targeting the president’s bank records, escalating his showdown with Democratic lawmakers investigating his finances.

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Senate Democrat calls for hearing on megabank enforcement actions

04/10/19

On the same day the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing with CEOs of seven of the largest banks, Sen. Sherrod Brown said bank misconduct since the crisis demanded further inquiry by the Senate Banking Committee.

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Big-bank CEOs head to the lion's den

04/08/19

The congressional hearing will be ripe with opportunities for lawmakers to raise flags on issues of diversity, deregulation and social policy.

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