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Elizabeth Warren's Moment

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Warren knows from experience and writes with warmth that every day in America there are boys and girls asking moms and dads why the family car is gone, why the family home was taken away, why Mom or Dad has lost a job, and why so Americans live from paycheck to paycheck, desperately struggling to make ends meet.

Shahien Nasiripour

Sallie Mae Cheated Soldiers On Federal Student Loans, Government Investigators Find

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Federal investigators have uncovered evidence that Sallie Mae cheated active-duty soldiers on federal student loans, according to people familiar with...

Shahien Nasiripour

Big Student Lender Faces Federal Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Education and Sallie Mae face fresh questions over the student loan business after the largest educational debt company disclos...

Shahien Nasiripour

U.S. Probes Whether Student Loan Companies Cheat Soldiers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether student loan companies are cheating active-duty soldiers as the historically lightly regulated...

Broadwell Admits She Has 'Remorse' Over Major Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Biographer Paula Broadwell said she's sorry for her involvement in the scandal surrounding former CIA Director David Petraeus, who was forced to resig...

For-Profit Colleges' New Report on Troops and Vets: Real Change or More Whitewash?

David Halperin | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
David Halperin

Troops and vets, as well as other potential students, are getting the message that these schools may be hazardous to their futures; enrollment is down, and the industry is in a tailspin.

Petreaus: 'I Screwed Up'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus admitted he "screwed up royally" in a letter to a friend, the New York Post reports. “I paid the price (appropriately...

Military Spouses Don't Stay 'Mum' on Anything...

Siobhan Fallon | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
Siobhan Fallon

Military spouses are absolutely talking about infidelity, about the behavior of our generals and about the toll of deployments on our marriages. We also talk about many topics that don't make the front page.

Should You Lose Your Job Over An Affair?

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.15.2013 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Does having an affair lead you to make bad decisions across the board? Does it impact your ability to lead, manage or govern, or just your ability to stick to your marital vows? And if it doesn't impact your ability to lead, manage or govern, why would you have to resign or be ousted?

Kelley Called 911 For Diplomatic Protection

AP | ALLEN G. BREED, TAMARA LUSH and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — 's attempt to climb the Tampa social ladder – the rungs of which included some high-ranking military officials – has c...

Cheating for Dummies: You Will Be Caught

Michele Weldon | Posted 01.13.2013 | Women
Michele Weldon

You leave a digital footprint. No matter how well you believe you cover it all up.

Petraeus Shocked By Girlfriend's Emails

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

By ANNE FLAHERTY, KIMBERLY DOZIER AND ADAM GOLDMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Ex-CIA director David Petraeus has told friends he was shoc...

Petraeus Wife Said To Be Beyond 'Furious'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former spokesman for David Petraeus says the retired general's affair with a female biographer started after Petraeus left the Army. ...

Woman Who Received Threatening Emails From Paula Broadwell Revealed

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY, KIMBERLY DOZIER and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair bet...

Petraeus Resigns As CIA Director After Admitting To Affair

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

By AP/The Huffington Post: WASHINGTON -- The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public caree...

Meet Holly Petraeus

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec and Zach Carter | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Holly Petraeus, the wife of retired four-star Gen. David Petraeus, has found herself in the spotlight after her husband admitted to having an extramar...

Petraeus' Wife Talks About Her New Role At The CFPB

DailyFinance | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

Sometimes, catastrophes can lead to changes that better protect us -- and by "us," I mean the residents of Main Street -- average Americans whose voic...

Shahien Nasiripour

Banks Illegally Foreclosed On Dozens Of Military Borrowers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Two of the nation's largest mortgage firms illegally foreclosed on the homes of "almost 50" active-duty military service members, accord...

Service Members to Gain Free Access to Credit Scores

Chris Birk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Birk

Active duty military members and their spouses will soon be able to see their FICO score for free, part of a unique partnership aimed at boosting financial literacy among those who serve our country.

Chris Kirkham

At Fort Sill, High-Interest Lenders Circle The Gates

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The following story has been reposted in partnership with The Dylan Ratigan Show's week long "No Way To Live" series on the financial crisis and its i...

Special Consumer Protection Agency to Safeguard U.S. Service Members

Chris Birk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Birk

The fight against the financial exploitation of America's service members got a huge boost last week with the unveiling of a new consumer protection arm for military families.

Shahien Nasiripour

Holly Petraeus To Be Elizabeth Warren's Pick For Top Post In New Consumer Protection Agency (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren, the Obama administration appointee now establishing a consumer financial protection agency, plans to name the wife of General David ...

Gen. Petraeus Goes to War, Mrs. Petraeus Loses to Car Salesman in Congress

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

The argument that "car dealers had nothing to do with the economic crisis" doesn't wash. Reform is designed to prevent the next crisis as much as it is to avoid a repeat of the last one.

Help Ensure House and Senate Managers 'Aren't in a Good Mood' About Shady Auto Deals

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

Auto dealer lending practices are a disgrace. If bank auto loans are regulated but car dealer loans aren't, unscrupulous bankers will use dealers as minions to make an end run around consumer protection.