Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Va. AG Herring Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory LendingVirginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching an effort aimed at combatting predatory lending.
Sen. Warren Reveals In Memoir White House Wanted Her To Be 'Cheerleader' For Consumer AgencySen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reveals in her new memoir that the White House asked her to be a “cheerleader” for the consumer agency she helped to created.
Supreme Court Weighs President's Recess Appointment PowerThe Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions.
Md., Va. to Receive Settlement in $2B Deal Over Loan Abuses Ocwen Financial Corp. will reduce struggling borrowers' loan balances by $2 billion in an agreement with federal regulators and 49 states over foreclosure abuses.
Senate Ends Blockade Against Consumer Chief PickThe Senate has voted to end a two-year Republican blockade that was preventing Richard Cordray from winning confirmation as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Plans Book On Middle Class U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren already is the author or co-author of nine books, but she has a lot more to write about.
GOP Senators Vow To Reject Obama's Consumer Protection NomineeRenewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.
Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years AgoTonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!
Federal Gov Asking For Student Loan ClarityU.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.
Senate GOP's Next Move Awaited In Nominations SpatPresident Barack Obama's appointments to two key agencies during the Senate's year-end break ensures that GOP senators will return to work Monday in an angry and fighting mood.