Senate Banking Committee

Could Trump go 'nuclear' on FDIC?


The end of the filibuster for presidential nominees could affect whether Democrats get a say in picking board members of the FDIC.


Legislative challenge to prepaid rule is an affront to consumers


Prepaid card users have waited a long time for the basic protections that debit card customers take for granted. Congress should not throw them under the bus.


Senate Banking Committee will be focused on small victories: Crapo


Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo acknowledged Thursday that a broad Dodd-Frank relief package is likely out of reach, but said targeted reforms could still pass.


Lawmakers consider broad Dodd-Frank carve-out for small institutions


Lawmakers from both parties asked experts Tuesday if institutions with less than $10 billion of assets should be exempt from Dodd-Frank regulations, signaling a possible bipartisan compromise.


Senate banking panel finalized with subcommittee assignments


Leadership of the Senate Banking Committee came into fuller view on Tuesday with the announcement of subcommittee assignments.