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14 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

Lone GOP Supporter Of Advisor Exam Bill To Retire

A Congressman from Alabama, who previously supported financial advisor examinations through self-regulatory organizations, has changed his tune.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Financial Services

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hot Air

House GOP abandons border crisis bill, can't find 218 votes; Update: One more try?

Boehner offered to schedule a vote on Ted Cruz's anti-DACA bill if House conservatives agreed to pass his bill first.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Housing Wire

GAO takes up investigation into discrimination at CFPB

The Government Accountability Office will look into the CFPB 's organizational culture and management practices in light of allegations that bureau managers are discriminating against employees based on race and gender and retaliating against employees who complain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick McHenry, Republican, US House of Representatives, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Shelley Moore Capito

Forbes.com

The Fed Needs Truly Radical Reform, Not A Timid Taylor Rule Fix

Alan Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and currently a professor of economics at Princeton University, believes that the Federal Reserve's unconventional monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis has been "one of the few national policies that is working well."

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Related Topix: Princeton University, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Garrett, Representative Bill Huizenga

JD Supra

Letter from leading Republicans to Director Cordray questions pre-confirmation actions

Following up on his earlier statement about the impact of the Supreme Court's decision in NLRB v.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, US Senate, Mike Crapo

The Wall Street Journal

Divided House Slows Vote on Terrorism Insurance Bill

House Republicans are split over how to deal with an expiring law that provides government-backed insurance against terrorist attacks.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Peter King

Texas Tribune

In Bank Debate, High Stakes for Texas Businesses and GOP

A once-obscure federal agency has landed at the center of a national debate over business and free-market ideology, with potentially enduring ramifications for both the Texas companies it supports and the Texas Republicans it is dividing.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Al Green, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bloomberg

Ex-Im Bank Gains Support as U.S. Lawmakers Seek Oversight

Support for the U.S. Export-Import Bank gained momentum yesterday as some opponents said they would consider reauthorizing the agency and lawmakers sought ways to increase its oversight and aid to small businesses.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Reuters

Senate to consider bill to keep Export-Import Bank open

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill to keep the Export-Import Bank open for another five years on Wednesday, although the export lender's future remains uncertain given a conservative campaign to close it down.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Representative Joe Donnelly

National Mortgage News

House Panel Passes Bill to Ease Capital Requirements on MSRs

Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

The Wall Street Journal

Republicans Demand Consumer Regulator's Documents in Wake of Supreme Court Case

Republicans on Capitol Hill are demanding that a U.S. consumer-finance regulator produce a comprehensive list of actions that could be vulnerable to a legal challenge in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling on recess appointments last month.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NAFCU

Hensarling to press CU parity in 'top and study' bill

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., discussed his amendment Tuesday, which would add a "stop and study" requirement to H.R. 4042 for mortgage servicing assets under NCUA's risk-based capital proposal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter

Reuters

Ex-Im internal watchdog finds no proof of systemic corruption

There is currently no evidence of widespread fraud within the U.S. Export-Import Bank, its internal watchdog said, as critics of the bank flagged a wider probe of corruption claims.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis

ABC News

Senate Democrats Seek to Split GOP on Export Bank

And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NAFCU

urges RBC amendment at panel mark-up

July 28, 2014 - In a letter today to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Maxine Waters, D-Calif., NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler urged the committee to support a risk-based capital amendment to H.R. 4042, the "Community Bank Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

The Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers' To-Do List: Taking Stock And Assessing the Odds

House and Senate negotiators today announced a deal on legislation that would provide the Department of Veterans Affairs with at least $15 billion, much of it in emergency funding to address its problems and allow the VA secretary to more easily hold senior executives accountable and fire them as necessary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican

AEI

Export-Import Bank fan Kay Hagan claims Thom Tillis defends corporate welfare

Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Representative Kevin McCarthy, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Speakers, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: Save the Ex-Im Bank

Among the many contentious issues awaiting Congress when it returns from its summer recess in September is the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner, US Senate, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsLI.com

Prominent Republicans Come Out Against Re-Authorizing Export-Import...

Without congressional action, the Export-Import Bank's charter will expire on October 1. Many, though certainly not all, conservatives think that's a good thing.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Hot Air

On Ex-Im Bank, Boeing not a big fan of Jeb Hensarling

This week, Congressman Jeb Hensarling penned a letter to the President asking why the Export-Import Bank should still be doing business in Russia, given all the problems that Vladimir Putin is causing these days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin

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