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Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren both blast Republican Dodd-Frank repeal plan

Warren: Republican plan is a "wet kiss for Wall Street"
Considering how many times House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, blamed "the Left" for the consequences of the Dodd-Frank Wall Act during his speech announcing a Republican-crafted plan to repeal Dodd-Frank, it was highly likely that those on "the Left" would be quick to condemn Hensarling’s plan. And two of the top names in the Democratic party didn't disappoint.
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Bernie Sanders hints at Elizabeth Warren as potential VP

Doomsday scenario for Wall Street?
While the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders may be facing some mounting odds, Sanders is still a viable and active candidate, and still has at least a theoretical chance of winning in November. And while his odds may be long, that isn't stopping Sanders from floating a name of a potential running mate that would send a serious shiver down the collective spine of Wall Street – Elizabeth Warren.
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Elizabeth Warren pushing CFPB for more oversight of nonbank mortgage servicers

Joins with Congressman Elijah Cummings to call for increased regulation
In a letter sent Monday to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Elijah Cummings called on the CFPB to increase its oversight of nonbank mortgage servicers, citing a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on the rise of nonbank servicers and CFPB's lack of information about them.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo chooses Maria Vullo to lead NYDFS

Former Cuomo staffer will serve as New York’s top financial regulator
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that his office nominated Maria Vullo to serve as the superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, ending a tumultuous period that saw rumors of tension between the governor’s office and the NYDFS surrounding the departure of Anthony Albanese as acting superintendent of New York’s top financial regulator.
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Inside the battle for the soul of New York's top financial regulator

Why NYDFS has no leader, no direction
Pushes from Wall Street and Capitol Hill’s most ardent Wall Street opponent have launched a battle over the direction, reach, and power of New York’s top financial regulator, leaving the New York Department of Financial Services without a leader or a direction. Will the NYDFS continue to be a fiercely zealous regulator with long reach and serious clout, or will the NYDFS become more of a friend than a foe to Wall Street?
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From HW Magazine

The CFPB's massive data collection puts us all at risk

How does this protect consumers?
In the four years since its creation, the CFPB has become a law unto itself, full of conflicting agendas and unaccountable to the Congress that created it. Nowhere is this more obvious than in its massive, intrusive data collection program.
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Elizabeth Warren takes to the streets against REO, NPL investors

Her supporters say they're sick of investors pricing out blacks, Hispanics
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is bringing disruption to housing's leading regulator. The firebrand Congresswoman is leading a rally today in front of the FHFA to protest REO sales to investors, saying they hurt black and Hispanic neighborhoods. What does she hope to accomplish? Short answer: a sea change.
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Here's everything you need to know about the CFPB

Let’s celebrate the Bureau’s 4th birthday!
While it may seem like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been around forever, the CFPB actually opened its doors just four years ago: July 21, 2011. Here's everything you need to know about the agency synonymous with financial regulation.
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Sen. Warren responds to Jamie Dimon you-don't-get-it swipe

“I fully understand the system…and that’s why they don’t like me.”
One day after JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon took a swipe at Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., saying that he doesn’t know if she fully understands the global banking system, Warren responded in kind. You didn’t think she was going to let this one go, did you?
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