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The Senate confirmed Richard Cordray to head the consumer bureau, an Obama nomination that had been stalled for two years.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wants to break up the banks, and Russian hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk of the NJ Devils is retiring. CNBC's John Carney, and Neil Weinberg American Banker, discuss.
By focusing on preventing the past, both sides of the debate over Elizabeth Warren's 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act are missing the point.
The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.
Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), defends the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, her bill designed to rein in too-big-to-fail banks.
"For the life of me, I do not understand... why anyone would want to recreate the very companies that caused the past financial crisis," declared Dick Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO at Wells Fargo, sharing his views on breaking up big banks and the future of financial institutions.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports John McCain and Elizabeth Warren are joining forces to introduce a bill that would reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) came out swinging at her first hearing as a member of the Senate Banking Committee, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson. Barney Frank, former Congressman (D-MA), shares his reaction.
U.S. Senate Democrats said Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren, a consumer finance activist feared by Wall Street, will join the Senate Banking Committee next year.
Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren ramped up their voter outreach efforts Thursday as new campaign fundraising reports show they've already spent nearly $68 million pursuing the same Massachusetts Senate seat.
NEW YORK-- A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race.
Scott Brown is apologizing for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit. The Taunton Daily Gazette reported that Brown was asked how Warren got family members of asbestos victims to appear in her ads.
BOSTON, Oct 10- The campaign of U.S. In the meantime, the campaign is donating contributions from the company owners to the Meningitis Foundation of America. " Brown is in the midst of a bruising re-election battle against Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren, who is a Harvard professor.
Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is taking some credit for the Occupy Wall Street protests.
Elizabeth Warren, Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, shares her insights on the bureau she helped to build.
President Barack Obama introduces the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray
A weird unreality floats around the debate over the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.
The chairman of a House Oversight Committee Hearing basically called Elizabeth Warren a liar, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The war of words between Republicans and Elizabeth Warren should escalate later Tuesday when the special adviser running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau testifies before a House subcommittee. Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., chairman of the Oversight Committee's subcommittee on TARP, told CNBC Tuesday the bureau has been operating without oversight as Warren, claiming to be only an adviser, extends her role behind the scenes.
The anxious community banking industry says new rules under the Dodd-Frank law could hurt their bottom line and even cause a few banks to fail, the New York Times reports.