By Joseph Lawler | 08/18/14 04:29 PM
A bipartisan group of Congress' most vocal lawmakers on matters of financial regulation is challenging Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen over the central bank's commitment to avoiding future bailouts.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 01:41 PM
At a nominating convention on Saturday, delegates chose state Rep. Amanda Curtis as their new nominee, a move made necessary since Sen. John Walsh ended his campaign after the New York Times reported that he plagiarized much of his master's thesis.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/05/14 05:47 PM
Federal bank regulators warned 11 big banks Tuesday that their plans for avoiding a financial panic are insufficient.
By Nicole Gelinas | 07/31/14 06:52 PM
Ending "too big to fail" doesn't just require Congress to make a better banking law. It has to do with us, and weaning Americans from their addiction to debt.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/23/14 05:39 PM
Appearing Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee he used to head, former Rep. Barney Frank, the architect of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, dismissed the idea of reinstating Glass-Steagall, the Depression-era law that split investment banks from commercial banks that...
By Byron York | 07/21/14 08:32 PM
It seems almost too obvious to mention, but presidential candidates need a clear idea of why they want to be president.
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 11:57 AM
Louder voices are helping to make the case for a 2016 White House matchup between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
By Becket Adams | 07/20/14 04:24 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wowed an eager crowd of supporters in Michigan with a speech outlining the 11 basic tenets of progressivism.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/19/14 08:32 PM
Progressive Dems are freshly encouraged that Warren's gravitational pull will move other Democrats, such as Hillary Clinton, to fight for and campaign on the same issues.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/18/14 02:10 PM
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren loves to shoot barbs at Wall Street. She also enjoys forcing taxpayers to absorb Wall Street's risks while the banks pocket the profits. Bloomberg reports Warren rebuffed overtures from the Heritage Foundation.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/17/14 01:29 PM
Liberal columnist EJ Dionne has noticed what he politely calls "tensions" between two Democratic themes this year: Populism and business boosterism.
By Ashe Schow | 07/15/14 06:44 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday blamed last October's government shutdown on Republicans wanting to deny women access to birth control. No really. Warren said this on the Senate floor while defending the Democrats' deceptively titled “Women's Health Protection Act.” “Remember last...
By Joseph Lawler | 07/15/14 01:43 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren grilled Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on an important provision of the law intended to prevent banks from becoming too big to fail.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/10/14 06:27 PM
Stanley Fischer warned that "actively breaking up the largest banks would be a very complex task, with uncertain payoff," even though some critics say more regulation is needed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.Â
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