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  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was born out of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law that passed in 2010 and started a year later. Richard Cordray was not the White House's first choice to lead the agency. Elizabeth Warren, now a senator from Massachusetts, was put forth for the job but her nomination was blocked.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 14- As political pressure mounted on the Federal Reserve this spring in the form of a regulation relief bill and a probe into an alleged information leak, Fed Chair Janet Yellen kicked her congressional outreach efforts into high gear. Of her nearly six hours of lawmaker meetings in May, Yellen spent more than five with Republicans...

  • Is Elizabeth Warren wrong about SEC? Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 6:44 AM ET
    Is Elizabeth Warren wrong about SEC?

    Hal Scott, Harvard law professor, shares his thoughts on Mary Jo White's leadership at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I'd grade her performance an A+, says Scott. Also Scott weighs in on Elizabeth Warren's "tendency to make personal attacks."

  • Why Elizabeth Warren is wrong about the SEC Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    Mary Jo White and Elizabeth Warren

    Here's why Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of SEC chair Mary Jo White is just plain wrong, says Harvard Professor Hal S. Scott.

  • SEC's revolving door good for government: Gallagher Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Daniel Gallagher

    Conservative SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher tells CNBC a revolving door between the agency and Wall street benefits the government.

  • Eric Cantor: Warren, Dems 'dogmatic' on Dodd-Frank Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 1:51 PM ET
    Eric Cantor

    Eric Cantor may have left Washington for Wall Street, but he's still angry about laws passed after the financial crisis.

  • Senator Warren slams SEC chair in letter Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 12:46 PM ET
    Warren letter slams White

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized the SEC Chair Mary Jo White's leadership, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Senate might not consider reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank until July, risking a short-term shutdown of the export credit agency, a senior Republican said on Tuesday. The bank, which provides support to U.S. exporters and buyers of U.S. goods such as Boeing Co planes, will have to halt new lending on June 30 unless its term is renewed,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- U.S. Senate Banking. Conservatives in Congress want to let the U.S. export credit agency's mandate lapse when its current term expires on June 30. Guggenheim Securities analyst Chris Krueger raised the chance of a forced closure of Ex-Im Bank to 70 percent from 60 percent, although he said the bank could be revived later in the year.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren issued a scathing critique of Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White, citing delays in executive pay rules and inadequate enforcement, in the lawmaker's latest jab at the Obama administration's financial policies. White said she was proud of her work, saying the SEC has advanced more than 30 congressionally...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren issued a scathing critique of Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White, citing executive pay rule delays and inadequate enforcement in the lawmaker's latest swing against the Obama administration's financial policies. In response, White said she was proud of her work, saying the SEC has advanced more than 30...

  • Sen. Warren: I want everyone to be bold Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:42 AM ET
    Sen. Warren: I want everyone to be bold

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D) Mass., comments at Re/code's annual conference on part-time workers.

  • Washington, May 21- President Barack Obama on Thursday moved closer to winning the power to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress when the Senate advanced legislation important to his Asian trade push. The TPP is part of Obama's so-called pivot to Asia, a strategy to counter China's rising economic and diplomatic clout in Asia. They were joined by 49 of 54...

  • Washington, May 21- President Barack Obama on Thursday moved closer to winning the power to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress when the Senate advanced legislation important to his Asian trade push. The TPP is part of Obama's so-called pivot to Asia, a strategy to counter China's rising economic and diplomatic clout in Asia. Thirteen of 44 Democrats...

  • *Senate vote xx to xx shows solid/weak support base. Washington, May 21- President Barack Obama's signature Asian trade push cleared another hurdle in the U.S. Senate on Thursday after a knife-edge vote moved the White House closer to gaining the power to speed trade deals through Congress. Thirteen of 44 Democrats supported the legislation through the second...

  • *House of Representatives watching Senate outcome. WASHINGTON, May 20- President Barack Obama's keynote Asian trade push risks failing in a Senate vote on Thursday, a result that would threaten the administration's diplomatic pivot to Asia to counter China's rising economic and political clout in the region. A vote to advance debate requires 60 votes in the...

  • CEDAR FALLS, IOWA, May 19- Democratic U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton set up a potential clash over sensitive trade legislation with the White House on Tuesday, urging steps to prevent currency manipulation and lawsuits by foreign companies against governments. The White House also ratcheted up pressure on lawmakers, threatening to veto...

  • CEDAR FALLS, IOWA, May 19- Democratic U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton clashed with the White House on Tuesday saying she wants any trade legislation to address concerns over "currency manipulation," dealing a damaging blow to one of President Barack Obama's key policies for his second term. Soon after Clinton spoke on the campaign trail in Iowa,...

  • CEDAR FALLS, IOWA, May 19- Democratic U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday she wants any trade legislation to address concerns over "currency manipulation," a view that puts her at odds with the White House over granting fast-track Trade Promotion Authority to the president. The Senate is to vote this week on the fast-track measure that...

  • The case for why it's Hillary's race to lose Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:59 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    The GOP has a target-rich environment to go after Hillary Clinton. But will that keep her from the White House? Politico's Ben White takes a look.