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Step one: Republicans begin fight for Dodd-Frank replacement

Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
The Republican-led Financial CHOICE Act started its long journey through Congress to try and replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on Wednesday. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, formally introduced the Financial CHOICE Act and the Committee held its first hearing on the bill. Ready. Set. Go.
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Mr. Castro went to Washington…and it was pointless

Republicans batter HUD secretary with bluster but offer no solutions
Maybe it was naïve of me, but I truly thought that a hearing titled, “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration,” hosted by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and featuring HUD Secretary Julián Castro would actually, you know, accomplish something…anything. But I was so incredibly wrong.
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Financial Services Committee can't get past CFPB debate

Waters: "We should not cut off the ability of the CFPB..."
Despite a lot of topics on the plate of the Financial Services Committee to debate, they could not seem to get away from the discussion of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This being just one of the several topics discussed.
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Hensarling: “We are headed for a debt crisis”

Regulators heighten attention on national debt
The nation is headed on a destructive path to an overwhelming pile of national debt, Financial Services Committee chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, said during the first hearing in a series planned to focus on attention on the impact of the nation’s debt on the economy.
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