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  •  Woman in power in Washington, DC

    Plenty of women have run for president, and no one got closer than 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. But who will be the one to win?

  • The White House said in a statement after the House vote: "The Senate should promptly pass this bill so that the President can sign it." The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Fred Upton of Michigan, authorizes $4.8 billion to the National Institutes of Health and $500 million to the Food and Drug Administration to streamline the clinical trial process...

  • Nov 30- The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to pass a sweeping, $6.3 billion bill that supporters say will spur medical innovation, speed access to new drugs, expand access to mental health treatment and battle the opioid epidemic. The Senate is expected to vote on it next week. The Act, sponsored by Republican representative Fred Upton from Michigan,...

  • Mindy Lahiri, character on NBC's 'The Mindy Project,' faces a number of confusing money problems early on in her career.

    It's a simple but incredibly important question, the New York Times reports.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 25, 2016.

    The senator said Wells Fargo's promise to treat customers better in light of the scandal is "meaningless" as long as it is pursuing arbitration.

  • WASHINGTON— Two of the Senate's most liberal lawmakers are assailing a $6.3 billion medical research bill as a gift to drug companies, even as Republican leaders prepare to try pushing the measure through the lame-duck Congress. "It's time for Congress to stand up to the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, not give them more handouts," Sen.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday criticized Wells Fargo& Co's decision to require customers affected by its unauthorized accounts scandal to go through arbitration rather than allowing them to sue. The San Francisco- based bank last week asked a U.S. court to uphold contract clauses that mandate arbitration,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday criticized Wells Fargo& Co's decision to require customers affected by its unauthorized accounts scandal to go through arbitration rather than allowing them to sue. Warren also used her Facebook post to advocate for a rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

  • As Congress began the final stretch of its post-election session, Warren said the 996- page measure— a top priority for GOP leaders and backed by the biomedical industry— was riddled with provisions that she called "a bunch of special giveaways" to big pharmaceutical companies. "They didn't send us here to whimper, whine or grovel," she said on the Senate floor about...

  • Pedestrians walk past the H&R Block Inc. flagship office in New York, U.S.

    H&R Block shares shed 9 percent Monday after BTIG downgraded the stock to "sell" ahead of a looming Donald Trump administration.

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is seen speaking on a television on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.

    Wall St. stopped viewing Trump as a personality and started to plug into their spreadsheets what his polices might mean, reports USA Today.

  • Nov 23- Having spent billions of dollars on post-crisis U.S. financial industry reforms they once scorned, bankers are concerned the Trump administration, joined by a like-minded Congress, will scrap or significantly change the rules. President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, and some important lawmakers in the incoming Republican Congress...

  • Nov 23- Having spent billions of dollars on post-crisis U.S. financial industry reforms they once scorned, bankers are concerned the Trump administration, joined by a like-minded Congress, will scrap or significantly change the rules. President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, and some important lawmakers in the incoming Republican Congress...

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a campaign rally with democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at St Saint Anselm College on October 24, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Warren called on her Senate colleagues to reject attorney general appointee Sessions, who will likely get confirmed by the GOP.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump shuffled his transition team again on Tuesday, jettisoning a national security expert and lobbyists from his inner circle as he closed in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions. At the top of his list for senior economic positions are campaign finance chair and Wall Street...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- Republican lawmakers told the top U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday they are concerned her agency will rush out new rules in the final weeks that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, holds the Oval Office. The chair of the House Financial Services Committee, Jeb Hensarling, who has been mentioned as a possible Treasury secretary under...

  • Sen. Warren on Bannon: Bigotry is bad for business

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on comments made by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on President-elect Donald Trump's transition.

  • With White's departure, the SEC will be left with two commissioners, who often staunchly disagree with each other- Democrat Kara Stein and Republican Michael Piwowar. Unless the U.S. Senate confirms Hester Peirce and Lisa Fairfax, the two pending SEC nominees during the lame duck session, the 10th floor that is home to the commissioners at the SEC's Washington...

  • With White's departure, the SEC will be left with only two commissioners, who often staunchly disagree with each other- Democrat Kara Stein and Republican Michael Piwowar. Unless the U.S. Senate confirms two pending SEC nominees during the lame duck session, the 10th floor that is home to the commissioners at the SEC's Washington, D.C., headquarters could become a...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 11- When Jeb Hensarling, the Republican chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, released legislation this summer to weaken the major financial law known as Dodd-Frank, many said it was a prêt-a-porter plan that his party's nominee, Donald Trump, could easily adopt. "The CHOICE Act accurately reflects the priorities that President...