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  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'
    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...
  • Discriminatory lenders beware: Consumer watchdog is cracking down

    Discriminatory lenders beware: Consumer watchdog is cracking down
    Lenders who discriminate on the basis of certain demographics when dealing with auto loans, mortgages, credit cards, student loans and more are now in the cross hairs of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The watchdog declared war Wednesday...
  • Obama to defy Senate Republicans and appoint CFPB director

    Obama to defy Senate Republicans and appoint CFPB director
    Republicans in the Senate have refused vote for any director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until the agency is weakened. Without a director, the CFPB's powers are more limited. This morning, the White House announced it would appoint...
  • Cordray appointment: A win for Obama -- and the public

    Cordray appointment: A win for Obama -- and the public
    President Barack Obama owes congressional Republicans at least a thank-you card for their efforts to block Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. That GOP leaders continue to howl over Mr. Obama's decision on Wednesday to...
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell's threat: Mean-spirited and undignified

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is accusing President Obama of acting "arrogantly" in his recent recess appointment of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("Obama picks consumer chief," Jan 5). I would say that...
  • The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid

    The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
  • Obama pide atraer compañías que ofrecen empleos

    Obama pide atraer compañías que ofrecen empleos
    El presidente Barack Obama pidió el sábado escuchar a las compañías que han traído empleos de vuelta a territorio estadounidense, ofreciéndolo como ejemplo de una forma de dar trabajo a la gente. La Casa Blanca planea realizar un foro el miércoles...
  • Let Consumer Financial Protection Bureau do its job

    Republicans lament the action taken by our president to make a recess appointment — finally — to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a valuable government agency. I do not know the likely outcome of any challenge to this action,...
  • A chance to right an old wrong

    A chance to right an old wrong
    President Barack Obama's recess appointment to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, wasted no time in announcing the watchdog agency's "nonbank supervision program." Bringing nonbank mortgage lenders more fully and...
  • CFPB shedding light on hidden fees in international money transfers

    Apparently, when people transfer money to relatives outside the U.S., they are dinged by hidden fees. The result is that those family members get less than expected. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today adopted a rule that generally will...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...