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Incumbents Beat Back Primary Challengers

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Two House committee chairmen on Tuesday staved off aggressive primary challenges in Alabama, while Mississippi's junior senator cr...

Top GOP Congressman Facing Tough Primary

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By Kelli Dugan MOBILE, Alabama--Powerful Alabama Congressman Spencer Bachus, chair of the U.S. House committee overseeing financial regulation,...

GOP Rep Faces Scrutiny

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A new ethics investigation of the House Financial Services Committee chairman's investment activities during the events leading up ...

Zach Carter

House Republicans Amplify Attacks On Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Protection

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Bank Lobby Splinters On CFPB Ahead Of Director Confirmation Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rift is emerging among bank lobbyists over the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the deadline approaches for President Barac...

Zach Carter

Top Republican: 'Senate May Approve' Elizabeth Warren For CFPB

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican broke with what he called "conventional wisdom" Tuesday morning, saying that consumer watchdog Elizabeth Warren is "ver...

Powerful Republican: 'Sarah Palin Cost Us Control Of The Senate'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), recently tapped to become chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, believes that despite the GOP's monumental...

Congress Scraps a Good Car with Bad Steering

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Treul

No one - this Michigan resident included - is out to defend recent management of Ford, GM and Chrysler as "efficient." It doesn't take an industry analyst to determine the status quo broken.