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New Proposals to Rein in Payday Loans Show Why Unscrupulous Corporations Want You to Hate Government

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Reining in the payday loan industry has been in the works over at the CFPB for a while now, and it's not a moment too soon. Why isn't there national regulation? Although some people are willing to do so, liberals believe that our country cannot permit such behavior.

Is Cruz a Brainy Reactionary or Just ‘Right' for Evangelical GOP? Or Both?

Mark Green | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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Remember that post-2012 RNC "autopsy" that was supposed to expand the party? Now comes contender Cruz who wants the base to vote, not grow. Ron Christie & Gara LaMarche debate whether he's the party's RX or poison. And has Baker's break with Bibi created a problem for "Bush45"?

House GOP Votes To Take 'Consumer' Out Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday to overh...

6 Ways Elizabeth Warren May Affect Your Personal Finances

LearnVest | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
LearnVest

It's clear that Warren is ready to make some big changes in Washington. So what exactly is on her mind? These six things are likely to be on her agenda -- and they're likely to affect your wallet.