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Goldman Sachs To U.S.: Let's Make A Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley are among a group of banks expected to agree as soon as this week to a $1.5 billion set...

Congress Sticks Its Nose Into Major Mortgage Settlement

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional oversight panel asked regulators to delay a multibillion dollar mortgage settlement with 14 large...

How To Get Compensated For A Mismanaged Foreclosure

ProPublica | Paul Kiel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

ProPublica:If you're a victim of banking abuses during the foreclosure crisis, the government says it'll make sure you receive compensation from your ...

The Bank Settlement's Flawed -- But Fight Bank Crime, Not Each Other

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

There are doors in this deal -- doors that lead to a better deal for homeowners and a chance at restoring justice. Progressives need to recognize that these doors exist, and then demand that our elected officials use them.

Foreclosure Deal Would Give States Future Authority To Punish Firms

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business

* States can seek future penalties up to $5 million-documents * Settlement will last for 3-1/2 years * States face end-...

Official: Banks, Government 'Very Close' To Reaching Major Foreclosure Deal

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

* HUD's Donovan outlines deal to reduce mortgage principal * Deal would resolve allegations of illegal foreclosures * Se...

States Near Broad Foreclosure Settlement Deal WIth Major Banks

Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Aruna Viswanatha) - Talks between U.S. states and top banks over mortgage abuses are nearing agreement on a major sticking point that has ...

Zach Carter

House Republicans Amplify Attacks On Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Protection | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a hearing marked by openly hostile questioning from House Republicans, consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren made her highly anticipated...

Zach Carter

Foreclosure Protesters Descend On Washington | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of protesters from around the country descended on a meeting of all 50 state attorneys general in the nation's capital on Monda...

Zach Carter

Lawmakers Pushing Back Against Banks' Foreclosure-Settlement Complaints | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As bank executives push back against the terms of a foreclosure settlement with fees that may be as high as $20 billion, progressive leg...

Does That Proposed Foreclosure Deal Help Main Street or Wall Street?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

We used a five-point grading process to evaluate the administration's reported proposal. Does the punishment fit the crime?