Tag Archives: Elizabeth Warren

Call Your Senators Right Now

Senators could be voting today on proposals to gut the CFPB and to repeal ALL of the progress we made on financial reform. In a last minute development, opponents of financial reform are pushing for votes TODAY on amendments to gut the new Consumer Financial

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The Warren Court

The New Yorker The Financial Page by James Surowiecki June 13, 2011   “Elizabeth Warren may well be the most popular person in Washington. When she was head of the Congressional Oversight Panel on TARP, her willingness to go after Wall Street, the Treasury Department,

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Causing a furor before it exists

Causing a furor before it exists James Lardner (Remapping Debate) May 12, 2011 “With the passage of last year’s Dodd-Frank reform law, the 111th Congress called for the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Now, two months before its scheduled launch date, the ascendant

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Public Campaign Action Fund: Spencer Bachus Received 97% of 1st Quarter Funds from Wealthy, Out of State Donors

http://www.campaignmoney.org/press-room/2011/04/21/spencer-bachus-1st-quarter-funds Washington, D.C.—Ninety-seven percent of Rep. Spencer Bachus’ (R-Ala.) first quarter fundraising came from donations outside of Alabama, according to Public Campaign Action Fund analysis of data provided by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). Bachus, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, told the Birmingham

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In The Public Interest: Congress Still Demonizing Elizabeth Warren, Meanwhile, Chase Rolls Out the $5 ATM Fee

Incredibly, last week, in a letter to Professor Elizabeth Warren, House Financial Services Committee chairman Spencer Bachus (R-AL), along with key subcommittee chair Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), all but accused Professor Elizabeth Warren of lying to Congress in her recent, excellent testimony on the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implementation team.