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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...
  • CFPB coming to Baltimore to talk mortgage policy

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will hold a hearing in Baltimore on Thursday, Jan. 10, to talk about mortgage policy. This will be the first field hearing by the agency in Baltimore. It’s open to the public. Consumers can get a chance...
  • Consumer advocates stress discrimination concerns despite new mortgage rule

    Consumer advocates stress discrimination concerns despite new mortgage rule
    Consumer advocates welcomed a federal effort aiming to prevent predatory mortgage lending at a town hall in Baltimore on Thursday, but expressed worries that new rules would not halt discrimination. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled a...
  • Consumer agency director coming to Baltimore to announce new mortgage rule

    Consumer agency director coming to Baltimore to announce new mortgage rule
    Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is expected to announce the issuance of a pioneering federal rule Thursday that is intended to help prevent a repeat of the risky mortgage lending that led to the recent housing...
  • Celebrating Obama's Reversals

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision. Barack Obama used a recess appointment to make...
  • Lenders venturing back into subprime market

    Lenders venturing back into subprime market
    Michele and Russell Poland's credit was shot, but they managed to buy their suburban dream home anyway. After a business bankruptcy and a home foreclosure, they turned to a rare option in this era of tightfisted banking — a subprime loan. The...
  • President bypasses Senate to appoint consumer agency director

     
    Tired of political shenanigans, President Obama today appointed a director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama used a political process known as a recess appointment to seat Richard Cordray, the former Ohio attorney general. He used...
  • When slimy tactics collide

     
    It's pretty clear that the presidential power to make recess appointments when Congress isn't in session was established to assure a speedy and orderly transition when vacancies unexpectedly arise in key goverment positions when Congress is not in town...
  • Romney readings

     
    From Mitt Romney and 100,000 jobs: an untenable figure by Glenn Kessler, Washington Post fact checker (who gives the claim three Pinocchios) Interestingly, when Romney ran for the Senate in 1994, his campaign only claimed he had created 10,000 jobs.......
  • Annoyed to the core

     
    ToddH zinged me in another comment thread by observing that, if I'm annoyed with Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum et. al for their constant over-the-top bleating that the very soul of America is at stake in the November election, I should......
  • Feds target debt collectors, credit reporting agencies

     
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appears ready to show off its muscle. Last week, it said it wants to oversee debt collectors and credit reporting agencies. Those financial services currently aren't regulated on a regular basis. The CFPB says it'...