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At 3 Years Old, the CFPB Gives Americans a Soapbox

America's newest federal agency just turned 3 years old, and it continues to be the preferred punching bag for everyone from the American Bankers Association to politicians like Rep. Spencer Bachus , who once famously and proudly proclaimed that, "Washington and the regulators are there to serve the banks."

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Credit.com

At 3 Years Old, the CFPB Gives Americans a Soapbox

America's newest federal agency just turned 3 years old, and it continues to be the preferred punching bag for everyone from the American Bankers Association to politicians like Rep. Spencer Bachus , who once famously and proudly proclaimed that, "Washington and the regulators are there to serve the banks."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Kimberly Fire Department receives $50,000 grant to help as it recovers from April tornado

The Kimberly Fire Department is still recovering from a tornado that destroyed its fire station in April , and firefighters say a $50,000 grant it recently received will help replace some gear.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Roll Call

Megachurches Prove Mega-Influential in GOP Primaries

Collins, left, is a Georgia Republican and former senior pastor at his church. Already this year, three candidates with close ties to massive churches won decisive Republican primaries.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Doug Collins, Ron Paul, Representative James Lankford

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Protein Wisdom

American Fascism [Darleen Click]

The Food and Drug Administration is putting the squeeze on J.C. Newman Cigar Co.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

On Wall Street

New Boost for RIA Exam Funding Bill

Legislation to step up the frequency of SEC examinations of investment advisors received a boost, winning its first Republican endorsement from Rep. Spencer Bachus on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Bernie Madoff

The Daily Caller

Operation Choke Point Hearing Reveals DOJ Threats And Strong-Arming

A Justice Department fraud prevention program came under fire Thursday for allegedly morphing into actively pressuring banks to deny financial services to businesses for political reasons.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Conservative Political News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Safeguarding free speech in the digital age

Representing Alabama's 6th district, he's built his political reputation as a supporter of fiscal responsibility, limited government and constitutional rights - with special attention to the First and Fourth Amendments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Opinion

Alabama Live

Robert Shattuck, defeated early in GOP primary for 6th Congressional District, weighs...

Usually having no campaign money and coming in dead last in a Republican primary would encourage a defeated candidate to wait until the next election cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mountain Brook, AL, Birmingham, AL, Blog News

National Journal

The 'Red Mountain' sculpture by Dmitri Hadzi stood in front of the...

The House passed legislation this week to prevent a statue from being erected in front of a federal courthouse in Alabama due to security concerns.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Terri Sewell, US Politics, Birmingham, AL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers Seek to Amend Bank Bankruptcy Rules

Several Republican lawmakers want to amend bankruptcy laws to deal with the next big bank failure while avoiding the financial-market seizures that occurred when Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 in 2008.

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

Alabama Live

Congressman Spencer Bachus: Need for 'sensible reform' in state, federal prisons

At a briefing for staff members of Alabama's congressional delegation Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus said there's a need for prison reform on the state and federal levels.

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

The Weekly Standard

Palmer Wins Alabama House Runoff

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alabama Government, Alabama, Mike Pence, Jeff Flake, Mitt Romney

Alabama Live

Remember the Religious Right? Gary Palmer's victory shows they're...

Indeed, the tea party wasn't even on the radar. Back then, the kingmakers went by various names, but all of them tied back to religion: the Christian Coalition, the religious right, the Moral Majority, "values" voters.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, George Bush

Business Journal

Gary Palmer wins Sixth District GOP runoff

He secured more than 60 percent of the votes in the runoff after finishing second to Paul DeMarco in last month's initial primary.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

NBC29

House Passes Ban on Internet Access Taxes

The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act , by a voice vote.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Anna Eshoo, Democrat, Steve Chabot, Representative Steve Cohen

Alabama Live

Bachus' support of Interent regulation would hurt innovation: guest opinion

It's known as the "nuclear option" on Wall Street because it would so thoroughly obliterate private investment in broadband companies that it would be something like total destruction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Gene Green, Democrat, Opinion

Alabama Live

Three years after HB 56, Alabama's immigrant communities stronger than ever: reader opinion

Three years ago, Governor Bentley signed into law HB 56, providing Alabamians with the most draconian anti-immigrant law in the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Albertville, AL, Opinion

The Hill

Club for Growth looks for Alabama do-over

The Club for Growth lost out in the first round of Alabama voting, but it's hoping the second time is a charm in Tuesday's GOP primary runoff to replace retiring Rep. Spencer Bachus .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alabama, US Senate, Rick Santorum

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Homewood Fire receives $270,000 grant to replace outdated equipment

HOMEWOOD, Alabama -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently awarded Homewood Fire and Rescue Service a $270,000 grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

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

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