Sherrod Brown

Senators: Decision to halt FHA lending to DACA recipients is unacceptable


A group of Senate Democrats have called on HUD Secretary Ben Carson to reverse his agency’s opinion that borrowers in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are ineligible for FHA loans.


Lawmakers spar over whether Fannie, Freddie are SIFIs


There is bipartisan agreement in the Senate that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are "too big to fail" but some lawmakers are skeptical that a SIFI designation is appropriate.


Senate Banking panel sets hearing on Facebook's Libra


Senators will examine the social media giant’s plan to offer a digital currency. House Financial Services Committee leaders have already criticized the idea.


Brown blasts data brokers' refusal to testify to Senate banking panel


The top Democrat on the Banking Committee suggested the absence of data brokers at a hearing on privacy legislation was "cowardice."


Senators urge brighter Fed spotlight on Deutsche Bank AML practices


The seven Democrats sought details on the Fed's response to allegations the bank suppressed suspicious activity reports on businesses tied to President Trump and Jared Kushner.


Deutsche Bank’s ties to Trump dominate hearing on AML reform


Democrats pressed law enforcement on whether senior Deutsche Bank executives quashed suspicious activity reports filings related to President Trump.


Dems seek details on allegation Deutsche Bank blocked Trump-linked SARs


Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., called on the bank to explain a report that the private wealth management division quashed anti-money-laundering reports prepared by compliance staff.


Is Senate Banking’s Facebook inquiry the start of something big?


Lawmakers are taking a closer look at the company’s data collection practices and its work on cryptocurrency payments, raising the possibility of more action down the line.


Brown to regulators: Be ready to discuss leveraged loans at hearing


The ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee says he wants answers from the Financial Stability Oversight Council on efforts to address corporate debt risks.


Crapo, Brown probe Facebook over financial data collection


Sens. Mike Crapo and Sherrod Brown are asking Facebook about its consumer financial data collection practices as they consider data privacy legislation.