In the News

Zombie debt: CFPB proposal could trick consumers into bringing dead debts back to life
The Washington Post, 2/25/2020
A similar article appeared in Wonkette

CRA overhaul plan finds few supporters on any side
BankingDive, 2/24/2020

Ethos Capital Adds New Initiatives to the Proposed .ORG Sale
NonProfitPro, 2/24/2020

Many Candidates Change Positions Over Time. Mike Bloomberg Did It Almost Overnight.
The Huffington Post, 2/21/2020

Bloomberg’s views on redlining could remain an issue for black voters
The Washington Post, 2/20/2020

Bloomberg Financial Proposals Would Stiffen Wall Street Oversight
The Wall Street Journal, 2/19/2020

Bloomberg criticized redlining reforms. Critics say it’s more evidence he’s a Wall Street defender
The Washington Post, 2/18/2020

Rep. Tom Emmer on the rise in Washington and winning friends on Wall Street
Minnesota Reformer, 2/13/2020

‘Super-swampy’: Kelly Loeffler faces tricky ethical dilemma as senator
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2/8/2020
Also appeared in The Bakersfield Californian.

Hold Wall Street Accountable
The Progressive, 2/7/2020

Sewell votes to overhaul credit reporting system
Alabama Political Reporter, 2/4/2020

Green America: 18,000 Signatures Delivered Urging SEC Not to Muzzle Voice of Shareholders
Yahoo Finance, 2/4/2020
Similar stories appeared in ThinkAdvisor, Financial, and ValueWalk.

O-Zone Benefits for Local Residents Still Lacking Under Final Regs
Tax Notes, 2/3/2020

CFPB Names Ex-BigLaw, DOJ Atty As New Enforcement Head
Law360, 1/31/2020

Do Centrist Democratic Candidates Really Want to Rein in Wall Street?
Capital & Main, 1/28/2020
Also appeared in Newsweek and Fast Company

Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp
Bloomberg, 1/27/2020
Also appeared in The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Why Private Equity Keeps Wrecking Retail Chains Like Fairway
Slate, 1/26/2020

U.S. consumer watchdog curtails its power to pursue ‘abusive’ behavior
Reuters, 1/24/2020
Also appeared in The New York Times

New This A.M. On OCC Rule
Politico Morning Money, 1/22/2020 

‘Revolving Door’ Between Audit Firms and PCAOB Under Scrutiny
AgendaWeek (Financial Times publication), 1/17/2020

Elizabeth Warren wants to cancel student debt — without Congress. Can she do that?, 1/14/2020

The fight to protect consumers, at a crossroads
The New York Daily News, 1/14/2020

Blackstone-KKR Hidden Hand in Ad Blitz Unleashes Washington Fury
Bloomberg, 1/8/2020

What an Elizabeth Warren Presidency Would Look Like
In These Times, 1/7/2020

What is private equity, and why is it killing everything you love?
Vox, 1/6/2020

The Price Ain’t Right: A Private Equity Quiz
Capital & Main, 1/5/2020

This was supposed to be the decade of tougher consumer protections. That didn’t happen
CNBC, 12/25/19

Some mobile home dwellers face eviction months after investor firm hiked rents
WDAY/Inforum (North Dakota), 12/2219

Where have all the CFPB fair-lending cases gone?
American Banker, 12/16/19

How to Buy a Regulation in Six Short Months
The American Prospect, 12/9/19

What the ongoing repo turmoil means for banks
American Banker, 12/4/19

Paging Dr. Buyout? Managers Stock Up on Medical Practices
FundFire, 12/4/19

House Democrats Poised to Rubber-Stamp the “Achilles Heel of Dodd-Frank”
The Intercept, 12/3/19
Also appeared in The American Prospect and Sludge

The Story of how Warren Got the CFPB passed Shows How To Make Change in America
DailyKos, 12/2/19

Want To Make Payday Loans In States Where It’s Outlawed? Rent A Bank!
Talking Points Memo, 11/28/2019

Tlaib sponsors bill killing opportunity zones
Michigan Advance, 11/24/19

Tlaib introduces bill to repeal ‘opportunity zones’
The Hill, 11/22/19

Rep. Tlaib introduces bill to repeal ‘opportunity zones’ Tax Law: ‘American People Have Been Scammed’
Newsweek, 11/22/19

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says private equity firms have destroyed jobs and ‘eroded people’s quality of life’
Newsweek, 11/20/19

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez laid out a devastating one-minute case against private equity, blaming it for massive job losses
Business Insider, 11/20/19

Understanding Student Loans and How to Pay for School
The Daily Utah Chronicle, 11/20/19 

Revolving Door Project and Allies Call for Personnel-Focused Debate Questions
Revolving Door Project Newsletter, 11/20/19

Once Mulvaney’s chief of staff, payday lobbyist enjoys frequent access to his old boss
The Washington Post, 11/20/19

Ocasio-Cortez Explains Everything Wrong with Private Equity in Less Than a Minute
GQ, 11/19/19

Majority of voters support curbs on private equity firms: poll
The Hill, 11/18/19

In battle with Warren, it’s all about chicken
Politico, 11/18/19

First Look: Private Equity Poll
Politico’s Morning Money, 11/18/19

OCC, FDIC poised to hand fintechs a win with Madden workaround
Politico’s Morning Money, 11/16/19

AFR urges passage of Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
RESPA News, 11/14/19

Significant Retail Job Losses At Private-Equity Backed Companies Should Worry Us
Forbes, 11/14/19

New Forms of Worker Organization to Free Democracy From Corporate Clutches
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2020

AFR Applauds Introduction of Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
Valuewalk, 11/12/19

Los ‘tentáculos’ del capital privado se apoderan de casi todo lo que consumes
El Financiero (from Mexico, in cooperation with Bloomberg), 11/9/19

The Highland County (Ohio) Press
Sen. Brown’s bill would extend lending protections for service members to veterans, consumers, 11/6/19
Also appeared in States News Service

Following Mark Zuckerberg’s Hearing, FACEBOOK’s Libra Project Hangs in the Balance
The American Prospect, 11/5/2019

Bits N’ Pieces from East, West and Beyond
The (Libby, Montana) Western News, 11/1/2019

Derivatives to crash markets again?
Financial Times, 11/1/2019

Payday Lenders Brag About How They Bought Trump Access
Now This, 10/31/19

Payday lenders brag about access to Trump, GOP — but they’re worried about Warren
Salon, 10/31/19

Private Equity Firms Have Caused Painful Job Losses and More Are Coming
Forbes, 10/30/19

The super-rich are catching a lot of flak in the 2020 election
Business Insider, 10/29/19

In recording, payday lenders discussed raising money for Trump’s campaign to fend off regulation, audio reveals
The Washington Post, 10/29/19
Also appeared in Business InsiderThe San Antonio Express-News, The Houston Chronicle, The Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal-Gazette, The Providence Journal, and Nashville Business Journal
Also pushed out to mobile devices via Apple News notifications

Bill would make for-profit colleges ineligible for student loans
CNBC, 10/21/19

Don’t buy what Zuckerberg’s selling on Libra
American Banker, 10/22/19

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case about Limits of Executive Power
LA Times, 10/18/19
Also appeared in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Keen (New Hampshire) Sentinel, and The Witchita Eagle.

Disparate impact rollback proposal will enable discrimination
ValueWalk, 10/19/19

Senate Democrats call on FHFA to undo changes to new Uniform Residential Loan Application
Housing Wire, 10/17/19

Top questions CFPB Director Kraninger must answer including fair lending
ValueWalk, 10/16/19

A poll of likely voters shows their concern regarding rising student debt problems
North Dallas Gazette, 10/10/19

SEC’s Concept Release Comment Period Closes. So What Say You on Regulatory Harmonization & Access to Capital?
Crowd Fund Insider, 10/8/19

Freddie Mac Using Shady AI Company for Mortgage Loans
American Prospect, 10/8/19

Yazdani: Democratic candidates aren’t extremists — they’re reformists
Oregon Daily Emerald, 10/8/19

New Study Shows Adverse Economic Effects of Private Equity Buyouts
Forbes, 10/7/19

Poll: A majority of Democratic and Republican voters want tougher Wall Street regulations
Vox, 10/7/19
Also appeared in Value Walk, Newsmax, Newsweek, & The World News

Everything is Private Equity Now
Bloomberg, 10/3/19
Also appeared in Independent Online

Read this blistering takedown of a rule that would let debt collectors blast you with text messages
Fast Company, 10/3/19

U.S. Senators Introduce Congressional Effort to Overturn Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Rewritten Borrower Defense Rule
Sierra (California) Sun Times, 9/30/19

Debt collectors target consumers of color, people making less than $50K
Atlanta Daily World, 9/27/19
Also appeared in Houston Forward TimesPhiladelphia Tribune, North Dallas Gazette

Experts Warn SEC about Perils of Loosening Private Offering Rules
Investment News, 9/25/19

Elizabeth Warren Lost Her Dream Job but Gained a Path to 2020
New York Times, 9/21/19
Also appeared in Pulse Live Kenya

Elizabeth Warren has just one plan
Vox, 9/20/19

Over 200 Organizations Call for Protection From Debt Collection Industry
Value Walk, 9/19/19

232 Nonprofit Groups Object to CFPB Plan to ‘Protect Abusive Debt Collectors’, 9/19/19

Trump’s Latest Assault on the CFPB Could Backfire
Slate, 9/18/19

Joint Civil Society Letter Re: CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rules
Public Now, 9/18/19

Parked: Colorado’s mobile home park residents living ‘half the American dream’
The Colorado Sun, 9/15/19

New Poll Reveals Bipartisan Opposition to CFPB Debt Collection Rule
Morning Money, 9/11/19

Hasan Minhaj Tells Congress to Take the Student Loan Debt Crisis More Seriously
Huffington Post, 9/10/19

Details Behind Big Carlyle-Hometown Deal, Ripples in Manufactured Homes, Communities Ahead
MHPO, 9/10/19

Hasan Minhaj Rails Against Student-Loan Debt Crisis in Congressional Testimony
Vulture, 9/10/19

Why the August Jobs Report is Huge
Politico, 9/5/19

Only the Fed Can Save Us
New York Times, 8/31/19

Put Public Money to Work for the People
Chicago Sun Times, 8/22/19

Is The U.S. Economy Strong Enough To Withstand Another Slowdown Or Recession?
NPR, 8/22/19

As U.S. Watchdog Retreats, Mortgage Firms Reprise Cozy Marketing Arrangements
Reuters, 8/22/19
Also Appeared In: US News & World ReportMarket Screener, USA News Hub, Channel News AsiaWABX

Weakening Dodd-Frank’s Volcker Rule Puts Depositors and Tax Payers At Risk
Forbes, 8/21/19

Trump Administrations Weakens Financial Regulations
Public News Service, 8/21/19

Volcker Rule Overhaul Approved by OCC Ahead of FDIC Board’s Vote
Bloomberg, 8/20/19

What’s Left of the Volcker Rule After the Final Rewrite
American Banker, 8/20/19

New Debt Trap Tracker Shows Harm from Payday Loans
Value Wire 8/19/19

Banking Regulator Ease ‘Volcker Rule’ Ban on Proprietary Trading
Newsmax, 8/19/19

Turning Point for Student Loans
Inside Higher Ed, 8/16/19

Repayment Provisions of the CFPB Payday Loan Rule Delayed
Credit Union Times, 8/14/19

Volcker Revamp to Ease Banks’ Trading Rules, Path to Investments
Bloomberg, 8/13/19
Also Appeared IN: SF Gate, San Antonio Gazette, The Telegraph, The Oklahoman, Business Maverick

FHFA to Drop Language Question From Mortgage Application; CU Trades Approve
Credit Union Times, 8/12/19

Advocates Oppose FHFA’s Decision to Remove Language Preference Question from Loan Application
RealEstateRama, 8/12/19
Also Appeared In: Value Walk

The Volcker Rule Should Be Strengthened For Big Banks And Made Transparent
Forbes, 8/11/19

Unions, Workers, EPI Back Warren Bill to Crack Down on ‘Private Equity’ Funds
People’s World, 8/9/19
Also Appeared In: Union News (United Steel Workers)

U.S. Scraps Requirement for Mortgage Borrowers’ Language Preference
Reuters, 8/9/19
Also Appeared In: Financial Post, USA News Hub, The Japan News, WABX,

Consumer ‘Protector’ Is Ready To Make It Easier For Debt Collectors To Harass You
Huffington Post, 8/7/19
Also Appeared In: USA News Hub

Warren’s Push for Changes Brings More Attention to Industry Reforms
Pensions & Investments, 8/5/19

CFPB Extends FDCPA Comment Period
Auto Finance News, 8/2/19

Why Cities Should Pay Attention to a New Bill To Rein In Private Equity
Next City, 7/30/19

Fiduciary Rule Fight Heads in Earnest to Massachusetts
Financial Advisor, 7/29/19

House Passes Bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act
Augusta Free Press, 7/28/19

The Workers Bearing the Brunt of Retail’s Struggles? Primarily Women and People of Color.
Vox, 7/26/19

Scalia’s Past Legal Writings Could Be a Liability
Politico, 7/25/19

Private Equity’s Role in Retail has Decimated 1.3 Million Jobs, Study Says
Washington Post, 7/24/19
Also ran in Morning News Beat, New Hampshire Union Leader and Politico 

Elizabeth Warren Introduces Bill To Cancel $640 Billion In Student Loan Debt
Huffington Post, 7/23/19

Chase For Yield Has Fueled Private Equity With Significant Consequences For Americans
Forbes, 7/23/19

Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Wall Street Enemy: Private Equity
Vox, 7/19/19

Eugene Scalia, Trump’s Pick to Head the Labor Department, Scares Worker Advocates to Death
CBS News, 7/19/19

Warren’s Next Battleground: Private Equity Firms
Compliance Week, 7/19/19

Eugene Scalia: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy, 7/19/19

At Last, Legislation to Stop Private Equity Abuses
The American Prospect, 7/18/19

Why is Trump’s Consumer Protection Agency Helping to Promote H&R Block’s Credit Card?
LA Times, 7/18/19
Also ran in the Cincinnati Bell and the Virginian-Pilot

Consumer Watchdog Wants to Work With Financial Companies to Encourage Saving
Wall Street Journal, 7/17/19

This Will Drive Broker-Dealers Out of New Jersey, Retirement Group Warns
Financial Advisor IQ, 7/17/19

Sen. Kennedy Seeks Momentum for MSRB Reform Bill
Bond Buyer, 7/12/19

Americans for Financial Reform Issues Statement on Financial Services Committee Markup on Credit Reporting
Insurance News Net, 7/12/19

Fed’s Quarles Pushes Streamlined Stress Tests
Banking Dive, 7/10/19

Banks Push for Greater Relief on Foreign Bank Regs, Living Wills
American Banker, 7/7/19

BOJ’s Amamiya: Facebook’s Libra User Base Could Be ‘Enormous
CCN, 7/5/19

Consumer, Civil Rights Advocates to CFPB: Don’t Water Down Overdraft Fee “Opt In” Rule
RealEstateRama, 7/5/19

Coalition Calls on Congress to Torpedo Facebook Currency
WND, 7/5/19

Bankruptcy: An Option for Student Loan Debt?
The Final Call, 7/3/19

Consumer Groups Press Agency to Support Reform of ‘Abusive Practices’
CU Today, 7/2/19

Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Block Facebook’s Digital Currency
Politico, 7/2/19

Rep. Gottheimer Asks Regulators to Deregulate Banks He’s Invested In
Sludge, 7/1/19

Democrats Back Wall Street Push to Free Up $40 Billion in Margin
Bloomberg, 6/27/19

Representatives García, Khanna Introduce Legislation to Boost Jobs and Wages
Lawndale News, 6/27/19

Mobile Home Affordability Threatened By Private Equity
Nonprofit Quarterly, 6/24/19

Big Banks Are Breezing Through Their Stress Tests. But The Results Could Be Deceiving.
Washington Post Finance 202 Newsletter, 6/24/19
References event hosted by Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund 

Who Wins in a Fiduciary Fight – Feds or States?
Financial Advisor IQ, 6/24/19

Predatory Lenders Want To Kill AB 539. Will Fat Checks To Key Senators Pay Off?
Sacramento Bee, 6/11/19

Watchdog Agency Must Pick a Side: Consumers or Scammers
The Hill, 6/11/19

As Consumer Protections Dwindle, Schools Push Financial Literacy
The American Prospect, 6/10/19

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans
Wall Street Journal, 6/10/19
References event hosted by Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund 

‘Best Interest’ Rule for Brokers is an Improvement, but with Maddening Gray Areas
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6/7/19

If You’re Wondering Who The SEC’s New ‘Best Interest’ Rule Helps, Listen To The S.E.C.
Talking Points Memo, 6/7/19

6 Policy Responses To Leveraged Lending Fears
American Banker, 6/6/19

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless
The New York Times, 6/5/19
Also ran in The San Francisco Chronicle and Chattanooga Times Free Press

“It’s The Trumpification Of The SEC:” As Standards Are Lowered For Investment Pros, “Mr. And Ms. 401(k)” Could Be Screwed
Vanity Fair, 6/5/19

SEC Moving to Require Brokers Only to Reveal Conflicts for Advice
Associated Press, 6/5/19
Also ran in The Washington PostMarketWatch, FoxBusinessTampa Bay Times, Fox5NY, The Daily Journal, (WTVO/WQRF), Cadillac News, The Joplin Globe, The Daily Herald, The Elko Daily Free PressThe Alton Telegraph, and Herald and News

How Payday Lenders Spent $1 Million at a Trump Resort — and Cashed In
ProPublica, 6/5/19
Also ran in Minnesota Public Radio News and Nation of Change.

Cancel Student Debt, Boost The Economy, 5/28/19

Debt Collection Rule Draws Zero Fans
Credit Union Times, 5/24/19

Former Fed Governor Sees Peril In Trump-Era Deregulation
Insurance News Net, 5/23/19

Congresswoman Barbara Lee And Sen. Bernie Sanders Introduce Inclusive Prosperity Act To Curb Wall Street Greed
San Francisco Bay View, 5/22/19

The Weakening Of Big Bank Regulations Under Trump Are The Seeds For The Next Financial Crisis
Forbes, 5/22/19

Former Fed Heavyweight Blasts Trump-era Financial Deregulation
Washington Post Finance 202 Newsletter, 5/22/19

Small Changes To Stress Testing Could Have Big Impact On Risk, Tarullo Says
American Banker, 5/21/19

Wall Street Rules’ Chief Architect Says The Fed Is Blowing It
Bloomberg, 5/21/19

Tarullo Warns Fed’s Deregulation Moves Could Make Stress Tests Useless
Politico Pro, 5/21/19

Fed’s Former Chief Bank Regulator Warns Crisis Amnesia Raises Financial Risks
Forbes, 5/21/19

Also This Week
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 5/20/19

Rep. Porter Introduces Legislation To Promote Oversight Of Student Loan Servicers
Rep. Katie Porter Press Office, 5/17/19

Intuit Grows More Defensive
Accounting Today, 5/17/19

Labor, Consumer Groups Challenge CFPB Proposal To Ease Payday Loan Regulation
Morning Consult, 5/17/19

New Bill Protects Consumers Against Discrimination In Auto Lending
Queens Gazette, 5/15/19

Sen. Collins Rake In Wall Street Donations, Risks Maine’s Financial Security
Dirigo Blue, 5/15/19

First Look: Kraninger Pressured
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 5/15/19

CFPB Launches Review Of Overdraft Fee Rules
Washington Post, 5/14/19
Also ran in The Bulletin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Consumer Groups Oppose Allowing Debt Collectors To Email, Text And Call Seven Times A Week
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5/14/19

The 10 Biggest Political Spenders On Wall Street
ThinkAdvisor, 5/13/19

It Could Become Easier For People With Student Debt To File For Bankruptcy
CNBC, 5/11/19
Also ran on Yahoo Finance

How The “Rigged System” Benefits Trump
MSNBC, 5/10/19

SEC Mulls Rollback Of Internal Control Audit Requirements
Accounting Today, 5/9/19

Trump Administration Wants To Allow Debt Collectors To Call 7 Times A Week And Text, Email As Much As They Want
Washington Post, 5/7/19
Also ran in The Oregonian, Portland Press Herald, The Fayetteville Observer 

Gillibrand Bill Would Expand CFPB Data Collection To Spot Lending Discrimination
The Hill, 5/6/19

Investor Firm That Hiked Lot Rents At Iowa Mobile Home Parks Is Subject Of Complaints In Other States
Des Moines Register, 5/5/19
Also Ran In Iowa City Press-Citizen

New Report Reaffirms Corrosive Effect Of Money In Electoral And Governing Systems
Democracy Initiative, 5/3/19

$18.5 Million Spent On CU Lobbying, Campaign Contributions In 2018 Elections
Credit Union Times, 5/3/19

It’s Layaway, But For A Post-Recession Economy
New York Times, 5/3/19

Wall Street Money Buys Silence On Big Bank Abuses, 5/2/19

Report: Financial Sector Lobbying Is On The Rise In DC
Ozy, 5/1/19

Wall Street’s Political Largesse; Banks Had A Good April
American Banker Morning Scan, 5/1/19

We Are (Still) The 99 Percent
Vox, 4/30/19

Financial Institution Money Is Flowing To Washington Politicians At Record Highs
Forbes, 4/30/19

As Bank Profits Soar, Wall Street’s Political Spending Hits A New High
Washington Post, 4/30/19
Also ran in SFGate, Bangor Daily News, Connecticut Post

Wall Street Shelled Out On Politics In 2018
Politico Influence Newsletter, 4/30/19

First Look: AFR’s Money In Politics Report
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 4/30/19

America Scores An Average ‘C’ Grade For Financial Literacy Month
Inside Sources, 4/24/19

How Freshman Rep. Katie Porter Puts Wall Street In The Hot Seat
HuffPost, 4/21/19

‘Text Me $$$’: Debt Collectors May Soon Be Able To Text And Email Consumers
CBS News, 4/19/19
Also appeared on WBNS-TV and KOTV-TV

Is It Time To Worry About The Next Recession?
Salon, 4/18/19

New Trump-Appointed CFPB Head Kathy Kraninger Looks To Cool Tensions Around The Lightning-Rod Agency
Washington Examiner, 4/17/19

The CFPB’s Enemy Within
New York Times Dealbook Briefing, 4/17/19

Is Trump Admin Slogan Actually ‘Make America Pay Again?’
MSNBC’s Morning Joe, 4/16/19

How Mulvaney Remade The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Politico Influence, 4/16/19

Tax Returns Show 2020 Candidates Gave To Charity, But Not A Ton
Washington Post Daily 202 Newsletter, 4/16/19

Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class In Destroying The Government From Within
New York Times Magazine, 4/16/19

Will Reg Relief Plan Bring Back Failure-Related Risks?
American Banker, 4/16/19

Marking Tax Day, Udall, Warren Reintroduce Bill To Simplify, Decrease Costs Of Tax Preparation And Filing
Los Alamos Daily Post, 4/15/19

House Dems Slam Big Bank CEOs Over Pay Disparity, 4/12/19

Is It Time To Worry About The Next Recession?
Who What Why, 4/10/19

National Trend Toward Consolidation Of Mobile Home Park Ownership
Iowa City Press-Citizen, 4/10/19
Also Appeared In Washington TimesSFGate, and Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Love Your Taxes
Noozhawk, 4/9/19

John Oliver Tackles Affordable Housing, Mobile Homes On ‘Last Week Tonight’
Boston Globe, 4/8/19

John Oliver Rips Private Equity In Mobile Home Parks As If ‘Income Inequality Came To Life’
The Guardian, 4/8/19

Mobile Homes
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 4/7/19

Elizabeth Warren Wants CEOs To Go To Jail When Their Companies Behave Badly
Vox, 4/3/19

Warren Introduces Legislation Making It Easier To Jail Top Executives
The Hill, 4/3/19

More Managers Make Moves To Mobile Homes
Pensions And Investments, 4/1/19

Wells Fargo’s CEO Search Won’t Bring Quick Fixes
Law360, 3/29/19

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan Is Out
New York Post, 3/28/19

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan To Retire Two Years After Start Of Major Scandals
Charlotte Observer, 3/28/19
Also appeared on WBTV

First Look: AFR Report On Leverage
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 3/28/19

Congress’s New Progressives Take On The Banks
The American Prospect, 3/27/19

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation To Rein In Stock Buybacks And Give Workers A Voice On Corporate Boards
Senator Tammy Baldwin Press Office, 3/27/19

Ex-CFPB Chief Cordray Attacks Trump Administration For Retreating On Consumer Financial Protection
Forbes, 3/21/19

DeFazio: New .1% Wall Street Tax Plan
Oregon Business Report, 3/19/19

House Dems Should Regret Sluggishness, Not Overzealousness
Revolving Door Project Newsletter, 3/14/19

‘Mom And Pop’ Manufactured Home Communities Might Be The Next Frontier For Investment In The Sector
National Real Estate Investor, 3/13/19

Wells Fargo Lawyers: Our CEO Is Full Of ‘Corporate Puffery’
Huffington Post, 3/12/19

A Restriction On Payday Lenders Was Just Delayed. Democrats Want To Know Why
TIME, 3/8/19

Watch Trump’s Financial Industry Watchdog Get Grilled By Congress’ Newest Members
Mother Jones, 3/7/19

CFPB’s Kraninger Addresses Bureau’s Future Before Congress
The M Report, 3/7/19

FTT Clap-Back
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 3/7/19

How Wall Street Influenced Congress Last Year
The Survive And Thrive Boomer Guide, 3/6/19

Small-Dollar Donors Are Playing A Growing Role In Congressional Campaigns
The Intercept, 3/6/19

Dems Offer Legislation To Tax Financial Transactions
The Hill, 3/6/19

The DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained
Investopedia, 3/1/19

The Big Wall Street Giveaway The 115th Congress Hopes The 116th Won’t Notice, 2/28/19

Smith Co-Sponsors Bill Curbing Predatory Rent-To-Own Contracts
Brainerd Dispatch, 2/28/19

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Explains Credit Reporting Companies Make Money Off Your Info
Bustle, 2/27/19

The Badass Women Of Congress Took On The Credit Reporting Industry And It Was Glorious
The Mary Sue, 2/27/19

Merkley Intros Bill To Protect Rent-To-Own Tenants
KTVZ, 2/27/19

Hot Property: U.S. Mobile Homes’ Affordability Slips As Corporates Move In
Reuters, 2/19/19

This Week: A Closer Look At CFPB’s Gift To Payday Lenders
Talking Points Memo, 2/15/19

A Billion-Dollar Empire Made Of Mobile Homes
Washington Post, 2/14/19
Also appeared in Los Angeles TimesSeattle Times and The Daily Nonpareil

Radical Rollbacks Of Payday Lending Rules Make Exploiting The Poor Easier
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/11/19
Also appeared on Creators’ Syndicate

Consumer Protection Bureau: JK, Payday Loans Are Fine
Splinter News, 2/7/19

Restraints On Payday Lenders Set To Be Lifted
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 2/7/19

Consumer Protection Bureau Cripples New Rules For Payday Loans
New York Times, 2/6/19
Also Appeared In Seattle Times

Trump Administration Hands Payday Lenders A Major Victory
Washington Post, 2/6/19
Also Appeared In Watertown Daily Times 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Moves To Roll Back Payday Lending Rule
CNN, 2/6/19
Also Appeared On KPAX-TV, WGCL-TV, and Western Mass News

CFPB Takes Big Step Toward Unwinding Payday Lending Rule
American Banker, 2/6/19

Trump Wants To Give Loan Sharks Easier Access To The Poor
Vanity Fair, 2/6/19

CFPB Wants To Roll Back Obama-Era Restrictions On Payday Loans
New York Post, 2/6/19

Kim Lehmkuhl On Excessive CEO Pay And Stock Buybacks
Corporate Crime Reporter, 1/30/19

Howard Schultz Claims The “Center” In American Politics. Hold My Latte.
Daily Kos, 1/30/19

Fed’s Approach To Revamping Post-Crisis Rules Leaves No One Satisfied
American Banker, 1/30/19

Waters Floor Statement On Her Bipartisan Legislation To Curb Illegal Insider Trading
House Committee On Financial Services Press Office, 1/29/19

Banks Didn’t Cause The Shutdown — Why Are They On The Defensive?
American Banker, 1/25/19

Wall Street’s Hopes For The New Congress Go From Not-So-Good To Oh Dear
Bloomberg Quint, 1/23/19

Is Something Missing From The U.S. Regulatory Toolbox?
American Banker, 1/13/19

Ocasio-Cortez May Take On Wall Street, Fellow Democrats On Finance Panel
Politico Pro, 1/10/19

Another Agency Head Leaves The Trump Administration — And This One Hasn’t Even Been Confirmed Yet
CNN, 1/10/19
Also appeared on KBZK Bozeman News and Erie News Now

Federal Banking Regulators Issue Bulletin On New Student Loans Program
Providence Business News, 1/8/19

Right Freaks Out Over Ocasio-Cortez
All In With Chris Hayes, 1/7/19

Mulvaney Lobs One Last Softball To Industry Opponents Of CFPB
US PIRG, 12/31/16

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Top Six Dubious Achievements Of 2018
Talking Points Memo, 12/26/18

Beto O’Rourke Frequently Voted For Republican Legislation, Analysis Reveals
The Guardian, 12/20/18

Advocates Want CFPB’s Kraninger To Set Limits On Debt Collectors
American Banker, 12/20/18

Wells Fargo Shifts Many Jobs Overseas Following Layoffs In The US, Documents Show
Charlotte Observer, 12/20/18
Also appeared in Winston-Salem Journal, News & Observer, Virginian Pilot

Wall Street Thrives And Working People Struggle As GOP Tax Cut Turns One, 12/17/18

Incoming Democratic Frosh Don’t Want To Serve On House Financial Services Panel
Washington Post Finance 202 Newsletter, 12/14/18
Also appeared in Laredo Morning Times, Greenwich Time

Will A New Consumer Bureau Director Heed The Agency’s Mission?
Washington Informer, 12/13/18
Also appeared in Dallas Examiner, Houston Forward Times

Banks Win, College Students Lose
Tennessee Citizen Action, 12/13/18

No Labels and The ‘Problem Solvers’ Are Wolves Of Wall Street In Sheep’s Clothing, 12/12/18

Cory Gardner’s Latest Hit: What Consumer Protection?
Colorado Pols, 12/12/18

New Head Of Watchdog Agency Vows Consumers Will Be Top Focus
Associated Press, 12/11/18
Also appeared in US News and World Report, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel

SEC Hearing Prep
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 12/11/18

Students Pay Price In Banks’ Marketing Pacts With Colleges: CFPB
American Banker, 12/10/18

Mick Mulvaney About To Be Succeeded At Consumer Financial Protection Bureau By Someone Who Knows Nothing About Consumer Finance
Vanity Fair, 12/6/18

Senate Approves Trump Nominee To Lead Polarizing Consumer Watchdog Agency
Washington Post, 12/6/18
Also appeared in Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time

Senate Barely Confirms Kathy Kraninger As New CFPB Director
American Banker, 12/6/18

Senate Confirms Trump’s Consumer Watchdog Pick
Reuters, 12/6/18
Also appeared in New York TimesBusiness Insider, Raw Story

After Year With Mulvaney, CFPB Enters Kraninger Era
Law360, 12/6/18

Senate Confirms Kraninger To Lead Consumer Bureau In Partisan Vote
The Hill, 12/6/18
Also appeared in MSN News

A “Fintech Sandbox” Might Sound Like A Harmless Idea. It’s Not
Financial Times, 12/6/18

Sen. Collins: Vote Against Trump’s Nominee For The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Dirigo Blue, 12/6/18

‘Unqualified’ And ‘Dangerous’ Trump Appointee Set To Take Over Consumer Agency
Los Angeles Times, 12/4/18

Senate Poised To Confirm New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief. Then What?
Marketplace, 12/3/18

Consumer Bureau Nominee Clears Key Senate Hurdle
Government Executive, 11/29/18

A Senate Vote For Kraninger Is A Vote Against Main Street
The Hill, 11/28/18

Real Estate Lending Change Boosts Banks More Than Economy
Wall Street Journal, 11/28/18

Cheat Sheet: Hopes And Hang-Ups On CRA Reform
American Banker, 11/25/18

House Progressives Are Facing An Unexpected Problem In The Quest For Committee Power
The Intercept, 11/21/18

Democrats’ Plan To Reverse ‘Interference’ At Consumer Bureau
Government Executive, 11/20/18

CFPB’s ‘Disclosure Sandbox’ Puts Consumers At Risk
American Banker, 11/19/18

These House Committees Could Make Or Break A Progressive Agenda
Huffington Post, 11/16/18

This Democrat Is About To Give Payday Lenders A Big Boost
Huffington Post, 11/14/18

‘I Lost My Home Because Of A Computer Glitch:’ Wells’ Victims Seek Answers
American Banker, 11/13/18

The Finance 202: Voters Send Mixed Messages On Wall Street Regulation
Washington Post, 11/9/18
Also appeared in Connecticut Post and San Antonio Express-News

Weakening Bank Rules Are Bad For Taxpayers And Investors
Forbes, 11/8/18

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Calls For Clarity On Best-Interest Standard
Pensions and Investments, 11/8/18

Wells Fargo Finds Another 145 Customers Who Lost Homes After Glitch
CBS News Detroit, 11/7/18
Also appeared in CBS San Francisco Bay Area and NBC-2 Fort Myers

Wells Fargo Finds Another 145 Customers Who Lost Homes After Glitch
CNN, 11/7/18
Also appeared in East Idaho News

Wall Street Moves To Gut Post-Crisis Financial Reforms
The Intercept, 11/2/18

Fed Draws Line In Sand on Easing Big Banks’ Burden
American Banker, 10/31/18

Fed Proposes Eased Standards For All But The Biggest U.S. Banks
Bloomberg, 10/31/18

The Wall Street Flunkies, 10/30/18

Trump CFPB Moves To Rework Key Part Of Obama Payday Lending Regulation
Washington Examiner, 10/26/18

Payday Loan Job Shadows Exec’s Run For Connecticut Governor
Associated Press, 10/23/18

The Silver Lining Of The New Gilded Age: Fewer Targets
The American Prospect, 10/22/18

Philanthropy’s Under-Investment In Holding High Finance Accountable: A Gamble We Can’t Afford
Philanthropy News Digest, 10/17/18

Prudential Is No Longer A SIFI. Now What?
American Banker, 10/17/18

Once Feared On Wall Street, Dodd-Frank’s Watchdog Is In Retreat
Bloomberg, 10/17/18

Financial Regulations Still Get Avid Consumer Thumbs-Up
Philadelphia Tribune, 10/16/18

An Uncompromising Jeb Hensarling Is Not Sorry
American Banker, 10/14/18

How The Liberal Wish List Could Bite Democrats
Politico, 10/14/18

CFPB On Right Track With ‘Sandbox,’ Trade Groups Say
Law360, 10/12/18

Progressive Groups on Fin Tech
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 10/11/18

Trump Administration Takes Aim At Volcker Rule, Future Financial Crises Be Damned
ThinkProgress, 10/9/18

First Look: Liberal Groups Press For CFPB Firing
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 10/5/18

Racist Comments From CFPB; Trump Denies Visas To Spouses Of LGBT Diplomats
Progressive Voices Network, 10/3/18

Bernie Sanders Wants To Break Up The Nation’s Biggest Banks, Again
Housing Wire, 10/3/18

Waters Introduces Legislation To Put Consumers First
US House Committee on Financial Services, 10/2/18

The US must hold firm on bank capital rules
Financial Times, 10/1/18

Mulvaney Says Credit Union Council, Other Panels Are Vital To CFPB
Credit Union Times, 9/27/18

Embattled Wells Fargo Plans To Slash Thousands Of Jobs
Charlotte Observer, 9/20/14

‘Ad Seller:’ Wells Fargo Exec Criticizes Media Coverage Of Scandals
Charlotte Observer, 9/14/18

First Look
Politico Morning Money Newsletter, 9/14/18

Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson’s Lessons of the Crash
American Prospect, 9/13/18

Voters Still Care A Lot About Regulating Wall Street
Washington Examiner, 9/10/18

In an Anti-Trump Moment, Pledge Signers Commit to a Populist Economic Agenda
Washington Spectator, 8/30/18

Consumer Groups Lobby SEC to Drop Support of Mandatory Arbitration
ThinkAdvisor, 8/22/18

Trump Asks S.E.C. to Study Quarterly Earnings Requirements for Public Firms
NY Times, 8/17/18

Keep protection of agency’s payday loan rule
Everett (WA) Herald editorial, 8/17/18

Voters have spoken: Student-debt is officially a crisis
Market Watch, 8/11/18

Veterans groups concerned with DeVos ‘borrower defense’ plan
Politico, 8/9/18

New National Poll Finds Consumers Still Want Financial Regulation
LA Sentinel, 8/9/18

New National Poll Finds Consumers Still Want Financial Regulation
Pittsburgh Courier, 8/9/18

Majority of likely voters support consumer bureau mission
The Hill, 8/9/18

New National Poll Finds Consumers Still Want Financial Regulation | RealTimes Media (Charlene Crowell)

Wells Fargo’s foreclosure confession stirs new indignation
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, 8/8/18

Legislation Introduced to Limit Overdraft Fees
Credit Union Watch, 8/7/18

Consumer Group Poll Shows Voters Disfavor Current Direction of BCFP but Support its Overall Mission
Inside ARM, 8/7/18

Wells Fargo ‘failed customers so miserably,’ advocates say
Charlotte Observer, 8/6/18

Consumers Support CFPB Despite Efforts to Undermine the Bureau
Inside Sources, 8/2/18

Leading Groups Oppose Occ Proposal To Charter Fintechs
US PIRG, 8/2/18

Consumer agency hated by Trump and GOP lawmakers has the backing of most Americans
Los Angeles Times 7/31/18

New Survey Shows Vast Amount Of Americans Support CFPB
Pymnts, 7/31/18

Nonprofits Call For Probe of Mulvaney’s Payday Lender Ties
Law360, 7/25/18

Washington Has ‘Amnesia’ on Bank Reg Rollbacks: Brown
Law360, 7/24/18

Dodd-Frank is a success story, say progressives and former regulators

American Banker, 7/24/18

Consumer Bureau Nominee Appears to Survive Senators’ Grilling
Government Executive, 7/23/18

Adversaries to allies: How Hensarling, Waters came together on bill

Politico, 7/20/18

As Senate considers Kathy Kraninger, more than 100 groups release video to defend CFPB.
U.S. PIRG, 7/19/18

What Brett Kavanaugh Could Mean for Real Estate
Realtor, 7/19/18

CCAR ‘apocalypse’ leads to excess bank capital, says lobbyist, 7/18/18

Is Kathy Kraninger qualified to run the CFPB?
NPR, 7/18/18

Midterms will show voters are tired of taking back seat to Wall Street
The Hill, 7/13/18

Proposals Would Help Homeowners, Make Ex-Presidents Pay for Office Supplies

Roll Call, 7/16/18

Middle-Market Public Policy Roundup
Middle Market Growth, 7/13/18

What Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could mean for consumer rights
MarketWatch, 7/13/18

803 small broker-dealers push for legislation to ease audits
InvestmentNews, 7/13/18

Brett Kavanaugh is out of step with how most Americans believe government regulation should work
Washington Post, 7/11/18

Business groups and unions clash over Supreme Court nominee
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 7/10/18

Leandra English Resigns, Quietly Ending Another CFPB Chapter
Inside ARM, 7/9/18

Battle over CFPB leadership ends as Mulvaney challenger resigns
Politico, 7/6/18

Goodbye Regulations, Hello Impending Global Financial Crisis
Truthout, 7/3/18

Big banks, declaring success of crisis reforms, push to ease key capital rule
PoliticoPro, 6/24/18

Largest banks in the US pass the stress test
Forex News Now, 6/25/18

Biggest Banks Pass Fed’s Stress Tests
New York Times, 6/21/18

Trump and DeVos Trashing of Obama College Rules Will Hurt Students
Republic Report, 6/19/18

Testy hearings seen for nominee to take consumer-unit post
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/19/18

Trump set to name a replacement for Mick Mulvaney at CFPB
ConsumerAffairs, 6/18/18

‘Barbarous’ Confirmation Looms For Trump’s Surprise CFPB Pick
Financial Advisor, 6/18/18

Trump eyes low-profile White House staffer to head consumer body
Financial Times, 6/16/18

CFPB Director Mulvaney Fights Payday Regulations that Help Consumers
BlackPressUSA, 6/15/18

The CFPB is now the BCFP?
San Diego Union-Tribune, 6/13/18

Federal judge rejects CFPB’s effort to halt payday rule
American Banker, 6/13/18

CFPB’s acting director is acting up
New Pittsburgh Courier, 6/13/18

Deregulate-a-Palooza for Banks
The Progressive, 6/6/18

Housing market: Prices are up, but homes selling fast
The Sun-Chronicle, 6/8/18

Toys R Us employees deserve a severance from greedy Wall Street profiteers
New Jersey Star-Ledger, 6/8/18

CFPB’s Mulvaney Joins Payday Industry to Fight Regulation
Washington Informer, 6/7/18 

Behind the Scenes of Senate Democrats’ Bruising Bank Fight
Huffington Post, 6/7/18

Banks Try on New Volcker Rule, Like Its Wiggle Room.
Bloomberg, 6/6/18

Payday Loan Rule Compliance Date

National Law Review, 6/6/18

Democrat Heidi Heitkamp voted to deregulate banks. Now a Koch brothers group is publicly thanking her.​ 
Vox, 6/5/18

Nix, Don’t Fix, The Volcker Rule
Forbes, 6/5/18

Mulvaney Sides With Payday Lenders Asking Court to Block Restrictions
NY Times, 6/5/18

Volcker rule reforms promise banks trading boost
Financial Times, 5/31/18

US regulators begin to ease Volcker rule
Financial Times, 5/31/18

Wall Street about to snag one of biggest victories of Trump era
Washington Post, 5/30/18

Federal Reserve scales back ‘Volcker Rule’ limits on bank trading
The Oregonian, 5/30/18

Fed votes to scale back hated ‘Volcker Rule’ on Wall Street
New York Post, 5/30/18

Big Banks to Get a Break From Limits on Risky Trading
NY Times, 5/30/18

Fed Releases Proposal for Easing Volcker Rule Trading Limits
Bloomberg, 5/30/18

Fed Releases Proposal for Easing Volcker Rule Trading Limits
Bloomberg, 5/30/18

No, Repealing the Volcker Rule Won’t Cause an Economic Collapse
Reason Blog, 5/30/18

Trump’s regulators deliver new victory for banks
Politico, 5/30/18

Big banks to get reprieve from Volcker rule
San Antonio Express-News, 5/30/18

Fed looks to ease rule that limits risky bank trading
Orlando Sentinel, 5/29/18

State Advisor Landscape Snapshot
Think Advisor, 5/29/28

Spurning left, centrist Dems tout bank law for midterms
The Hill, 5/28/28

‘They answer to their stockholders’: Local family suing Wall Street-backed landlord
St. Augustine Record, 5/27/18

Progressives Ask Schumer to Pick Like-Minded Financial Watchdogs
Bloomberg, 5/24/18

Trump to sign partial Dodd-Frank repeal: A financial win or the start of a new crisis?
WJLA-TV, 5/23/18

Wall Street Comes to Alameda
East Bay Express, 5/23/18

Congress Rolls Back Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks
NPR, 5/23/2018

Congress to roll back post-crisis rules as banks post record profits​
Washington Post, 5/22/18

Dodd-Frank Rollback: What It Means For Consumers
NerdWallet, 5/22/18

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them
The Intercept, 5/16/18

Will capital plan cost big banks $400M or $121B? Yes
American Banker, 5/14/18

Wall Street Lobbying: Behind the Numbers
Think Advisor, 5/11/18

Wells Fargo’s Timeout, Lobbying Largesse
Barron’s, 5/11/18

Congress scraps rule barring auto lending bias
Philadelphia Tribune, 5/11/18

CFPB eliminates student loan office
Consumer Affairs, 5/10/18

Student debt hurts the whole economy. So why is Trump making the problem worse?
NBC Think, 5/10/18

Wall Street Pumping in Big Money
Politico,  Morning Money, 5/8/18

Why Did Chuck Schumer Hire an Ex-Goldman Sachs Lobbyist?
The Nation, 5/9/18

Mick Mulvaney takes aim at consumer bureau’s student protection unit
Washington Post, 5/9/18

House Votes to Dismantle Bias Rule in Auto Lending
NY Times, 5/8/18

Nonbank Home Lending Surges in SoFla. Here’s Why That Might Be Tricky
The Real Deal, 5/8/18

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration
Center for Media & Democracy, 5/2/18 

ALEC Payday Loan Company Gets Reprieve Under Trump Administration
Center for Media & Democracy, 5/2/18

Obama holdout stands in way of US bank deregulatory wave
Financial Times, 5/2/18

Mick Mulvaney’s Wells Fargo Settlement Lets The Bank Decide How Consumers Are Paid Back
The Intercept, 4/26/18
Mulvaney’s unnecessary advice to bankers: Pay to play
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 4/26/18

9 Democrats Sign Up To Help Wall Street Steal Cars
Huffington Post, 4/22/2018Wells Fargo Reportedly Will Be Fined $1 Billion For Screwing Its Customers
Splinter, 4/19/2018Progressive groups protest payday loan conference at Trump resort

Tampa Bay Times, 4/19/18

Congress to Unleash Predatory Auto Loan Lenders on Black People
News One, 4/19/2018

SEC Seeks to Require Brokers to Put Their Clients First
NY Times, 4/18/2018

Senate Votes to Ease Restrictions on Auto Lending Discrimination
NY Times, 4/18/2018

Time for Senators to Look in the Mirror, 4/17/2018

Faith Leaders Gather At Trump National Doral To Protest Against Payday Lending Conference
WGCU Radio, 4/17/2018

Local faith leaders protest lender association conference in Doral
WSVN-TV Miami, 4/17/2018

How The Lending Landscape Is Quietly Changing
PYMNTS, 4/17/2018A good consumer agency is a weak consumer agency, says Trump’s watchdog
LA Times, 4/17/2018Louisiana banks hope for regulatory relief from Congress; critics fear unraveling of post-crisis protections
The Advocate, 4/16/2018If Fed Moves Unlock Billions at Banks, Here’s Who Might Win Most
Bloomberg, 4/16/2018During tenure working for banks, Tim Pawlenty thrilled Wall Street, angered consumer advocates
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 4/15/2018Fed proposes cuts to capital requirements for largest banks
Financial Times, 4/11/2018Big Banks Find a Back Door to Finance Subprime Loans
Wall St. Journal, 4/10/2018Would the Senate banking bill boost economic growth?
Washington Examiner, 4/10/2018‘Consumer’ may get a demotion if Mick Mulvaney’s CFPB overhaul includes altering its name
Los Angeles Times, 4/10/2018Keep credit scores independent and reliable for the mortgage market
HousingWire, 4/5/18
CFPB director asks Congress to reduce the agency’s power
ConsumerAffairs, 4/3/18
Consumer advocates launch campaign against ‘predatory’ payday lending, 3/30/18
Fed chair Jay Powell faces his first political test
Financial Times, 3/30/18
All But One of Ohio’s 11 GOP Representatives Voted for 17 out of 19 Anti-Consumer Bills Supported by Financial Industry Since Last Year
Cleveland Scene, 3/30/18
See how Louisiana members of Congress rate with Americans for Financial Reform
New Orleans Times-Picayune, 3/30/18
If regulators can’t fix bank culture, who can?
American Banker, 3/29/18
‘Lenny the Loan Shark’ Leads Opposition to Payday Rule Repeal
Roll Call, 3/29/18
Congress Consistently Votes with Wall Street, Against Consumers
Public News Service, 3/28/18
Eleven “Small” Banks That Would Gain From the Senate Banking Bill Sport Hefty Pay Gaps
Truth-Out, 3/20/28Can the red-blue partisan divide be overcome? Bernie Sanders thinks so
Salon, 3/17/18Don’t let better times blind you to harmful side of banking law rollbacks
Washington Post and Portland Press Herald etc., 3/16/18
Eleven “Small” Banks That Would Gain From the Senate Banking Bill Sport Hefty Pay Gaps, 3/16/18
Senate vote to weaken Dodd-Frank risks another financial crisis
Market Watch, 3/15/18
Chuck Schumer to Blame for Democratic Sell-out to Big Bank Lobbyists
Common Dreams, 3/15/18Congress rides to the rescue of thriving bankers
Politico, 3/14/18
Senate Does Equifax A Favor As A Former Executive Is Charged With Insider Trading
Huffpost, 3/14/18

Senate Passes Major Financial Reform Bill
Value Walk, 3/14/18

Once a bailout recipient, this profitable midsize bank may soon win relief from banking rules
Washington Post, 3/13/18

Dodd-Frank Fixes Set for Senate Passage; House Poised to Pounce
Mortgage News Daily, 3/12/18

Meet the Democratic ‘Dirty Dozen’ Working to Gut Financial Reforms
Alternet, 3/10/18

Dems Team Up with GOP to Weaken Bank Rules
Democracy Now!, 3/7/18

Regulators may start cracking down on ‘Flash Boy’ traders
New York Post, 3/5/18

Bank earnings are soaring, but congress wants to gut post-crisis safeguards
Intercept, 3/5/18

As Senate nears big vote, Dodd-Frank shows its staying power
American Banker, 3/2/18

More problems at Wells Fargo: Feds probing sales practice concerns in new area
Charlotte Observer, 3/1/18

How Democrats Are Helping Trump Dismantle Dodd-Frank
New Republic, 3/1/18

A Dozen Democrats Want To Help Banks Hide Racial Discrimination In Mortgages
Huffington Post, 3/1/18

Kushner is Exhibit A of why banking deregulation may be tough sell
Washington Post, 3/1/18

Is it time to roll back US bank regulation?
Financial Times, 3/1/18

Deliver 450,000 Grassroots Actions To Congress Urging Rejection Of “The Bank Lobbyist Act”
Value Walk, 2/28/18

Trump is tearing up the system that protects ordinary Americans from financial scams
Vox, 2/26/18

Rule letting US dismantle giant banks should stay, Treasury Department says
Los Angeles Times, 2/21/18

Treasury Won’t Ditch Post-Crisis Plan for Resolving Failed Banks
Bloomberg, 2/21/18

Treasury Downsizes Liquidation Authorities Created to Avert Bailouts
District Sentinel, 2/21/18

The CFPB has become the “Corporate Financial Protection Bureau”
Real Bank Reform, 2/8/18

Sacramento is the land of corporate landlords
Sacramento News & Review, 2/8/18

Mulvaney Takes Heat for Handling of Equifax Probe
Courthouse News Service, 2/7/18

Can the CFPB remain relevant?
Bankrate, 2/6/18

Report claims CFPB is backing away from Equifax probe
Consumer Affairs, 2/6/18

Trump-appointed CFPB head eases up on Equifax probe
Luxora Leader, 2/6/18

Equifax compromised half of the country’s information. Trump’s CFPB isn’t looking into it.
Vox, 2/5/18

Mulvaney to Move CFPB’s Consumer Response
InsideARM, 2/5/18

The Trump Administration Just Made it Easier for Banks to Screw Over Minority Borrowers
Mother Jones, 2/2/18

Did Mick Mulvaney just drastically change how the CFPB enforces fair lending laws?
HousingWire, 2/2/18

Dems Demand Answers From Mulvaney on New Payday Lending Policy
Credit Union Times, 2/2/18

Payday Rules Relax on Trump’s Watch After Lobbying by Lenders
New York Times, 2/2/18

Mulvaney Cuts CFPB Fair Lending Office’s Enforcement Power
Law 360, 2/1/18

Trump administration strips consumer watchdog office of enforcement powers in lending discrimination cases
Washington Post, 2/1/18

Can the CFPB remain relevant?
Bankrate, 2/1/18

Wall Street Becomes Landlord to Millions – Redacted Tonight
Redacted Tonight, 1/29/18

Color of Money Live
Washington Post, 1/25/18

Why Democrats need to stand with working Americans vs. big banks
Washington Post, 1/23/18

What Happens When Wall Street Becomes Your Landlord?
TruthOut/, 1/23/18

Two Federal Reserve Openings Provide One Chance to Counter Trump
New York Times, 1/18/18

You Think Your Landlord Is Bad? Try Renting From Wall Street
The Intercept, 1/18/18

Report Claims Larger Landlords Exploiting Tenants, Harming Neighborhoods
CBS Sacramento, 1/18/18

To keep bond-ratings, hedge funds must be the most ruthless of landlords, 1/18/17

Tenants across America are being exploited by corporate landlords, report finds
Inman, 1/18/18

Could a government shutdown spook the stock market?
Washington Post, 1/18/18

In replacing Dudley, New York Fed aims to avoid political pitfalls
Reuters, 1/17/18

Have Banker Deregulation Demands Jumped the Shark?
US PIRG 1/16/18

Traitors on the Left: Dems Help Trump and the GOP Reverse Obama-Era Bank Rules
Paste, 1/16/18

Democrats Add Momentum to GOP Push to Loosen Banking Rules
New York Times, 1/15/18

Despite loss, legal battle against CFPB’s Mulvaney isn’t over yet
American Banker, 1/11/18

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