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  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Sept 26- An influential U.S. senator wants to hold hearings into "disturbing" issues raised by secretly taped conversations between Federal Reserve supervisors and officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc, a bank the Fed was tasked with policing.

  • The 2010 Dodd-Frank law, enacted by Congress to crack down on Wall Street excesses, curtailed those powers. Fifteen lawmakers from both political parties and both houses of Congress said on Monday that the Fed has not done enough on its own to adequately limit its crisis lending powers.

  • U.S. lawmakers slam Fed's crisis lending proposal Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    The 2010 Dodd-Frank law, enacted by Congress to crack down on Wall Street excesses, curtailed those powers. Fifteen lawmakers from both political parties and both houses of Congress said on Monday that the Fed has not done enough on its own to adequately limit its crisis lending powers.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Just over a year ago, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was looking for a place to make a bold statement about his latest crusade: taking Wall Street's traders to task for gaming commodity markets.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 7- An influential U.S. senator is encouraging the Internal Revenue Service to stamp out deals that allow companies to relocate their headquarters overseas in search of lower tax rates.

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. retailer Walgreen Co on Tuesday appeared to back away from a plan to reincorporate abroad to reduce its U.S. taxes, while politicians again urged the White House to curb deals that shift tax domiciles.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- Three prominent Democratic senators on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas to cut their U.S. tax bills.

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

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

  • For much of Tuesday, however, the database appeared to be down or unaccessible, which FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart attributed to an "overwhelming surge in traffic."

  • For much of Tuesday, however, the database appeared to be down or unaccessible, which FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart attributed to an "overwhelming surge in traffic." The proposal has attracted one of the biggest responses in FCC's history, and showcased the complicated and intense debate launched by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in April.

  • WASHINGTON, July 15- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. labor markets are far from healthy and signaled the Fed will keep monetary policy loose until hiring and wage data show the effects of the financial crisis are "completely gone."

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, June 11- Legislation to allow student loan borrowers to refinance at lower interest rates failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, dooming a measure that was a Democratic priority ahead of November congressional elections.

  • Student loan problem an easy fix: Sen. Warren Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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

  • A surprising group stands in way of income equality Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality.

  • Warren & Clinton 2016?     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discusses the prospect of Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton running for president.