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  • Senator Elizabeth Warren hit back at President Barack Obama in their tussle over "fast track" authorization to negotiate a Pacific Rim trade treaty, a power she says could be used in the future to weaken Wall Street reforms. The president, who wants expedited negotiating power to streamline the passage of trade deals through Congress, said last week that...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren hit back at President Barack Obama in their tussle over "fast track" power to negotiate a Pacific Rim trade treaty, a power she says could be used in the future to weaken Wall Street reforms. "If the president is so confident it's a good deal, he should declassify the text and let people see it before asking Congress to tie its hands on fixing it,"...

  • Obama hits Warren on trade as Senate debate opens Monday, 11 May 2015 | 8:53 AM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a United Steelworkers rally in opposition to the proposed “fast-track” bill, or trade promotion authority, in Washington, April 15, 2015.

    As the Senate prepares to debate his trade agenda, President Barack Obama is sharpening his criticism of a vocal opponent on the left.

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- President Barack Obama dismissed a liberal senator's warning that "fast-track" trade authorization being considered by Congress could weaken U.S. financial regulations he helped put in place after the 2007-2008 crisis that triggered the Great Recession. Senator Elizabeth Warren, long a champion of stricter rules for Wall Street, said in a...

  • Millionaires place big bets on this stock sector Friday, 8 May 2015 | 9:42 AM ET
    Wealth wealthy

    Republicans and Democrats may not agree on much, but when it comes to investing, they both love financial stocks and are dumping technology.

  • Hillary is the favorite among millionaire voters Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:01 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    In a head-to-head runoff, Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 presidential election over Jeb Bush, a CNBC Millionaire Survey reveals.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist U.S. senator who has launched a bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Tuesday he will introduce a bill to break up the biggest banks, a position far to the left of the party's front runner, Hillary Clinton. Under the Sanders proposal, regulators on the existing Financial Stability...

  • GENEVA, April 23- Secret negotiations on international trade deals threaten human rights, an independent United Nations expert said on Thursday in comments that appeared aimed at agreements the United States is seeking with the European Union and Pacific nations. The United States, Japan and 10 other countries are racing to conclude the Trans-Pacific...

  • Clinton endorses Elizabeth Warren for Time magazine Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    Senator Elizabeth Warren's efforts to tamp down on " Wall Street's irresponsible risk taking" in a two-paragraph Time magazine article on Thursday. "Elizabeth Warren never lets us forget that the work of taming Wall Street's irresponsible risk taking and reforming our financial system is far from finished," Clinton wrote in Time after the magazine named...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday called on lawmakers to break up big banks and change tax rules that benefit Wall Street, part of an ongoing effort to advance a more populist agenda. The Massachusetts Democrat and longtime consumer advocate has sought this year to draw public attention to what she sees as the unfinished job of revamping Wall Street...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK/ DES MOINES, Iowa, April 13- H illary Clinton, under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters. In a tightly scripted campaign launch in which there were few surprises, the comments were...

  • WASHINGTON/ DES MOINES, Iowa, April 13- Hillary Clinton, under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters. In a tightly scripted campaign launch in which there were few surprises, the comments were...

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren on Thursday said Hillary Clinton should stake out a position on a multi-nation trade deal being finalized by the Obama administration. Warren, in an interview broadcast Thursday on CBS "This Morning," said that she will say where the stands on "all of the key issues, it's up to others to say whether they...

  • NEW YORK, April 9- A Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Donna Edwards, pledged on Thursday to swear off all campaign donations from Wall Street banks, the latest Democrat to assail big financial institutions. She said she was "outraged" by a Reuters report that major Wall Street banks had met to discuss ways to urge Democrats such as Massachusetts Senator...

  • NEW YORK, April 9- A Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate pledged on Thursday to swear off all campaign donations from Wall Street, the latest example of rising criticism of big banks within the party. Representative Donna Edwards, who is vying for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Maryland Senate race along with fellow Representative Chris Van Hollen,...

  • Presidential election has found its punching bag Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Jeb Bush

    Common Core has quickly become a political hot-button, especially for Republican hopefuls trying to distance themselves from Jeb Bush.

  • Why Wall Street banks may turn their back on Dems Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:02 AM ET
    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    Some big banks have discussed withholding campaign donations to Democrats in symbolic protest of Elizabeth Warren's calls for them to be broken up.

  • Representatives from Citigroup, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, have met to discuss ways to urge Democrats, including Warren and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, to soften their party's tone toward Wall Street, sources familiar with the discussions said this week. Still, political strategists say Clinton could struggle to raise money among Wall Street...

  • House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said the Fed's Office of Inspector General reopened the case on March 4, according to the letter, which was sent to Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday. Details of the Federal Open Market Committee's September 2012 meeting were published by Medley Global Advisors in a report to clients on Oct. 3 of that...

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- Law professors from across the United States urged lawmakers to keep rules to protect foreign investors out of trade pacts on Wednesday, warning they would give big companies too much power. United Nations figures show investor-state claims have jumped since 2002, with high-profile cases such as a challenge by tobacco company Philip...