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  • DC has target on Wall Streeters: Evercore CEO Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners

    The case of Antonio Weiss shows that Congress will not confirm successful candidates from Wall Street, Evercore CEO Ralph Schlosstein told CNBC.

  • Progressive Democrats and the 2016 conundrum Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Elizabeth Warren and Antonio Weiss

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren's knockout of Treasury nominee Antonio Weiss carries consequences for the 2016 general election, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Eric Cantor

    Obama must pursue growth through trade policy, while Republicans must deal with differences over immigration and fund Homeland Security, Eric Cantor tells CNBC.

  • Economic inequality & 2016 watch Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 6:40 AM ET
    Economic inequality & 2016 watch

    Politico correspondent Ben White discusses economic growth, the 2016 presidential election, and the appeal of Elizabeth Warren's Wall Street message, compared with other political leaders on the economy.

  • What to expect from Washington, or NOT, in 2015 Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A woman jogs near U.S. Capitol building in Washington.

    Washington was vastly transformed in 2014 with a very uncertain outlook for the year ahead. Politico's Ben White offers some predictions.

  • Look for Dems to battle for party's future in 2015 Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 10:55 AM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) (5th L) speaks to members of the media as (L-R) Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) listen after a Democratic Senate leadership election at the U.S. Capitol Nov. 13, 2014.

    Liberals will clash with the administration and more moderate Democrats to define the party's future, Politico's Ben White says.

  • No, Wall Street didn't win in DC this week Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Members of the House of Representatives leave the Capitol after a vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill in Washington, Dec. 11, 2014.

    Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.

  • Elizabeth Warren on attack vs. Obama Treasury pick Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    The Massachusetts firebrand launched attacks against Antonio Weiss, who Obama nominated as Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance.

  • Dudley: Bank culture needs to improve significantly Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Dudley: Bank culture needs to improve significantly

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports NY Fed President William Dudley, was asked about the Fed's oversight role as a regulator of some big banks, by lawmakers.

  • Fired bankers at Goldman, NY Fed were pals: Lawyer Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the New York Federal Reserve building.

    Rohit Bansal and Jason Gross had been friends for years, both having worked at the New York Fed. Now both are out of jobs.

  • Sen. Warren takes on Obama Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    Sen. Warren takes on Obama

    President Obama has nominated Antonio Weiss for Treasury undersecretary. Politico's Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White, provides insight to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plans to oppose the nomination of Weiss.

  • Wall Street foe Liz Warren rises in DC Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is gaining new powers in D.C. Here's what that means for the GOP, Hillary Clinton and Wall Street. Politicos' Ben White reports.

  • Compromise key for GOP before 2016: Ex-Reagan aide Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    A yellow stoplight stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building at night in Washington, D.C.

    Republicans can make compromises should they win control of the Senate in midterm elections, former Reagan White House chief Ken Duberstein says.

  • Democrats urge Obama to stop inversions on his own Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:36 PM ET
    Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill.

    Three senators urged Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas.

  • Policing Wall Street Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Policing Wall Street

    David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management chief strategist, explains why he has a problem with the way the justice system is policing the finance world.

  • Refinance your student loans? Senate GOP says no Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.

  • Student loan problem an easy fix: Sen. Warren Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

    Congress needs to lower interest rates and colleges should be held accountable, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said.

  • Tax code favors rich: Sen. Warren Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
    Sen. Warren: Tax code favors rich on retirement

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D. Mass., said middle-class savers have fewer incentives when it comes to retirement. CNBC's Hampton Pearson and Robert Frank weigh in.

  • Sen. Warren blasts CEO Jamie Dimon's big raise Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Following a plague of regulatory headaches, Jamie Dimon's wallet got even fatter this year—a move Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized.

  • Sen. Warren questions Dimon's pay Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Sen. Warren questions Dimon's pay

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is questioning the financial system of the U.S., and JPMorgan Jamie Dimon's pay raise.