Items Tagged with 'Elizabeth Warren'


  • Warren's student debt-forgiveness plan could save homebuyers money and time

    Senator wants to eliminate up to $50,000 worth of student loan debt for the average American
    A new proposal introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, could eliminate up to $50,000 worth of student loan debt for the average American. Under Warren's proposal, the typical aspiring first-time homebuyer burdened with student debt could save for a down payment in just nine years, according to Redfin.
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  • Elizabeth Warren takes first major step towards 2020 presidential run

    Warren announces presidential campaign exploratory committee
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced in a video on Monday she is forming a committee to explore a run for president in 2020. The move makes her the first woman to put her hat in the ring of Democratic contenders to face incumbent president, Donald Trump, and the Republican Party in the country’s next major election.
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  • Warren calls for investigation into CFPB-to-BCFP name change

    Suggests Mulvaney's rebrand violates federal law
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for an internal investigation into the CFPB's mission to change its name. In a letter sent Monday to the Inspector General of the CFPB, Warren wrote that the name change "imposes unnecessary and significant costs on taxpayers and the business community, deprives the CFPB of funds it can use to protect consumers, and violates legal requirements."
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  • Warren urges Fed to remove Wells Fargo CEO

    Senator asks Fed chair to not allow Wells Fargo to grow until Sloan is removed
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging the Federal Reserve to require the removal of Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan if the bank wants to grow. Warren sent a letter to Fed Chair Jerome Powell asking him to not allow the embattled megabank to grow in size until it replaces Sloan. In her letter, Warren said Sloan is "deeply implicated" in the bank’s prior misconduct.
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  • Warren unveils sweeping legislation to address affordable housing crisis

    Senator introduces legislation to bring relief to struggling homeowners and renters
    This week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, introduced a new proposal that seeks to ease America’s ongoing affordable housing crisis. The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association welcomes the legislation, but fears funding for the act could make it difficult for family-owned businesses to transition to the next generation.
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  • CFPB Acting Director Mulvaney refuses to answer Democrats’ questions

    Tells Congress to change oversight requirements
    Mulvaney has made no secret of his own disapproval of how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is set up, once calling it a “sick, sad joke.” But now, he is trying his hand at forcing the Democrats to bring further accountability to the bureau by not answering congressional Democrats' questions about his operations because, in short, he doesn’t have to.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Gloves come off in Warren vs. Mulvaney

    CFPB architect accuses acting director of being evasive and misleading about agency
    The battle between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney just hit a whole other level. Warren, the architect of the CFPB, accused Mulvaney of ignoring or providing “evasive, misleading, or incomplete answers” to more than 100 questions asked of him by Democrats about the CFPB's activities. But Warren’s letter isn’t just tough talk. As the kids say, she’s got receipts.
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