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Republican Mike DeWine Wins Governor's Race In Ohio
He beat Democrat Richard Cordray in the midterm elections, keeping this swing state under GOP control.
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Elizabeth Warren’s Pick Wins Ohio's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary
Democrat Richard Cordray will face Republican Mike DeWine in November.
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Ohio Democrats Fret Over Dennis Kucinich’s Fringe Ties
“It's not just baggage. It's funky baggage. What Democrat is friendly with Assad?” one elected official said.
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Brothers Linked To Assad Gave Thousands To Dennis Kucinich's Ohio Political Machine
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The former congressman is seeking the Democratic nomination in Ohio's gubernatorial race and recently revealed he accepted $20,000 from a pro-Assad group.
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The Libertarian Political Movement Is Dead
American democracy doesn't look much better.
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DOJ Lawyer Can't Guarantee Trump Won't Fire Bumped Leader Of Consumer Agency
Ryan J. Reilly
Leandra English and Mick Mulvaney both claim to be the rightful acting head of the bureau.
Trump Names Budget Director Mulvaney Interim Head Of Consumer Agency
The move sets up a critical battle over who will keep banks in line.
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While Democrats Fight For Consumers, Republicans Fight For Those Trying To Screw Consumers
Professor of History at SUNY-Empire State College
Who’s out there fighting for you? When you go to vote, and you have to choose between a Democrat and a Republican, ask yourself
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Looks Like Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Watchdog Is Headed For A Court Victory
An appeals court appears likely to rule that Trump can't fire the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Consumer Watchdog In Trump's Crosshairs Gets A Chance To Keep Fighting
An appeals court will reconsider a major defeat for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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How Secure Will Cyber Security Be Under Trump?
Author of Swiped. Former Director New Jersey Division of Consu...
The seeming "misunderestimation," or possibly anti-comprehension, regarding something so crucial to national security may
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Trump Moves Closer To Gutting Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Watchdog
So much for economic populism.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Could Be Defanged Under Donald Trump
By By Lisa Lambert, Reuters
“It may not survive the way we know it through this administration.”
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U.S. Consumer Agency Unveils Plan To Toughen Regulations On Debt Collection Industry
“This is about bringing better accuracy and accountability to a market that desperately needs it.”
The CFPB Just Took a Huge Bite Out of Predatory Lending
Executive Director, Public Justice
Banks and payday lenders have had a good deal going for a while: They could break the law, trick their customers in illegal ways, and not have to face any consumer lawsuits.
Why Elizabeth Warren's Consumer Watchdog Could Be In Danger
A federal court was sympathetic to arguments that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional.
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