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  • Clinton, in an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, was critical of the "so-called revolving door" between government and Wall Street firms in particular, saying it erodes public trust "if a public servant's past and future are tied to the financial industry." "That's when people start worrying that the foxes are guarding the hen house," Clinton, the front-runner...

  • WASHINGTON— Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards' 2008 presidential campaign to be his new communications director, the White House said Monday. But White House officials are subject to strict limitations on engaging in political activity, and Bedingfield's duties are expected to focus on...

  • The SEC has been under mounting pressure by Democrats, like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and unions such as the AFL-CIO, who support the rule and have lamented delays in its adoption. The Chamber has urged the SEC to defer working on the rule at all and instead conduct a pilot program to come up with a different plan. It also asked the SEC not to force...

  • The SEC has been under mounting pressure by Democrats, like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and unions, who support the rule and have lamented delays in its adoption. In a lengthy 2013 letter, the Chamber urged the SEC to defer working on the rule at all and instead conduct a pilot program and roundtable in order to come up with a different plan.

  • 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...

  • 10 questions for Nancy Pelosi Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center.

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss social issues, Hillary Clinton's campaign and the uphill fight to win back the House.

  • Paul Ryan: Don't let Obama run amok like on Iran Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 9:52 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., is shown during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Republican Paul Ryan, aligned with President Obama on trade, says the votes are there for one of the measures but possibly not the other.

  • 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...