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Politics Maxine Waters

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- A U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, is considering amendments that would repeal large parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Given that at least eight Democrats would be needed to back Hensarlings bill for it to pass the U.S. Senate, Wednesdays hearing was an indication that...

  • NEW YORK— Over the years, "The O'Reilly Factor" was a forum for heated exchanges led by host Bill O'Reilly and, appearing elsewhere on Fox News Channel, he was often ready with a barbed remark. —2003: Jeremy Glick, the son of a Port Authority worker killed in the 9/ 11 attack on the World Trade Center, proposed that CIA support of anti-Soviet Afghan fighters in the late 1970 s...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The head of the U.S. House of Representatives' banking panel has unveiled the Republicans' most ambitious plan so far to loosen financial regulations, a 600- page bill to replace the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Representative Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, also set an April 26 hearing to discuss...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- Forty House Democrats, led by the party's top member of the House of Representatives Financial Services committee Maxine Waters, voiced opposition on Friday to a U.S. Labor Department proposal to delay the start of a controversial retirement regulation. Despite that preparation, which began in earnest last year, President Donald Trump asked...

  • WASHINGTON, March 17- The top Democrat on a key U.S. House of Representatives committee has demanded a chance to interview executives of Wells Fargo& Co, which has been embroiled in a scandal over fake accounts, because she said Republicans already had that opportunity in December. In a letter to the bank on Friday, House Financial Services ranking member Maxine...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected separate bids by 16 states and two Democratic lawmakers to defend the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a legal battle that could defang the agency created under former President Barack Obama. In a brief order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

  • Required by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, the Securities and Exchange Commission's "extraction rule" was approved this summer to require companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp to publicly state the taxes and other fees they pay to governments. After a series of legal battles the SEC in June 2016 finally completed the rule, which...

  • Michigan Republican Bill Huizenga, who chairs the House of Representatives Financial Services subcommittee on capital markets, and Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Environment Committee, took aim at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's so-called "resource extraction" rule, saying it makes it harder for U.S. energy...

  • John Stumpf, former president and CEO of Wells Fargo & Co.

    It comes amid the company's response to a fake account scandal that left Stumpf defending the bank on Capitol Hill.