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Kraninger: ‘Will Focus Solely on Serving the American People’

Kathy Kraninger

Kathleen Kraninger, the President’s nominee to head BCFP testified at Senate Banking Committee Hearing on her current role at the OMB and her plans for the Bureau. Click through to learn what she had to say.

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The Economy is ‘Considerably Stronger’ Says Powell

Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave a positive picture of the U.S. economy as well as the labor market during his semiannual testimony to Congress. Here’s what he said about how these factors would impact Fed rate hikes.

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Clarida Nom Heads for Senate Vote

On Tuesday, the Banking Committee advanced the nomination of Richard Clarida for Vice-Chairman of the Fed, as well as Michelle Bowman for Member of the Board of Governors of the Fed. Hit the link to learn more about the nominees.

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Mulvaney: ‘The Bureau Is Not Designed to be Accountable’

During his testimony before the Financial Services Committee, Mick Mulvaney, CFPB’s Acting Director spoke on the bureau’s strategic priorities and a “New Approach” towards bringing more responsibility and accountability to the consumer watchdog.

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What Will Dodd-Frank Modification Bill Mean for Housing?

The United States Senate voted Wednesday afternoon to advance S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, after several weeks of debate, amendments, and negotiation. On Wednesday afternoon, the Senate finally voted 67-31 to end debate on the bill, capping ...

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Senate Debates Dodd-Frank Modification Bill

On Wednesday, the Senate entered its second day of debate over the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The bill enacts modifications to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law in 2010 by ...

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Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill to End Government Shutdown

6:24 p.m. CST The House has voted and approved stopgap spending bill to fund the government through February 8. The measure now heads to President Trump's desk for final sign-off. __________________________________ 4:08 p.m. CST Several hours after voting to end debate on ...

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Tax Reform Bill Headed Back to House for Revote

After a victory in the House, the bill headed to the Senate Tuesday night, but a technicality will send it back to the House for a revote on Wednesday morning.

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