Items Tagged with 'Republicans and Democrats'


  • What's next now that Republicans control the Presidency and Congress?

    Are Dodd-Frank and the CFPB on the chopping block?
    While much of the country’s attention is focused on the seemingly unexpected election of Donald Trump, it shouldn’t be lost that the Republican Party also maintained its control of the House of Representatives and the Senate in this election. Now one party will control the legislative and executive branches of the government for at least the next two years. So what does that mean for the financial services industry, given the seismic changes the industry has seen in the last eight years?
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  • Home of Cards? Politics drives housing in weird ways

    Surprising ways that personal politics shapes housing decisions
    With apologies to Re-Flex, the politics of housing that we normally talk about involves GSE reform, housing finance priorities, federal regulations and so on. But politics very much enters into the consumer side of housing, too, in ways you can't imagine.
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