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The Progressive Populist Who Wants to Help Democrats Win Back the Rust Belt

The Progressive Populist Who Wants to Help Democrats Win Back the Rust Belt

If Richard Cordray wins the governorship of Ohio, he could provide a road map for 2020.
CFPB Official Who Challenged Mulvaney's Leadership Stepping Down

CFPB Official Who Challenged Mulvaney's Leadership Stepping Down

Leandra English is giving up her fight to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
White House Aide Kraninger Is Trump's Choice for Consumer Agency

White House Aide Kraninger Is Trump's Choice for Consumer Agency

President Donald Trump has chosen Kathy Kraninger, a little-known White House budget aide, as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an administration official said.
Trump Favors Little-Known Official to Be Next CFPB Chief

Trump Favors Little-Known Official to Be Next CFPB Chief

A little-known Office of Management and Budget official is President Donald Trump’s leading candidate to become permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four people
Mulvaney Accused of Shunning Outside CFPB Advisers’ Input

Mulvaney Accused of Shunning Outside CFPB Advisers’ Input

Members of a panel that advises the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on potential financial-industry abuses are challenging Mick Mulvaney’s decision to scrap an upcoming meeting, calling the move
Mick Mulvaney Is Having a Blast Running the Agency He Detests

Mick Mulvaney Is Having a Blast Running the Agency He Detests

Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says he wants to give it the credibility of the SEC.
The Democrats Are Moving Left Without Self-Destructing

The Democrats Are Moving Left Without Self-Destructing

Moderates continue to win primaries, with the “resistance” avoiding the suicidal tendencies of the Tea Party.
GOP Voters Stick to Pro-Trump Candidates in Senate Primaries

GOP Voters Stick to Pro-Trump Candidates in Senate Primaries

Republicans wrapped up three crucial U.S. Senate primaries on Tuesday by nominating candidates who embraced President Donald Trump.
West Virginia Rejects Blankenship in Senate Primary

West Virginia Rejects Blankenship in Senate Primary

Don Blenkenship Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg
Cordray Wins Democratic Primary for Ohio Governor

Cordray Wins Democratic Primary for Ohio Governor

Richard Cordray Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
Businessman Braun Wins Republican Senate Primary in Indiana

Businessman Braun Wins Republican Senate Primary in Indiana

Businessman Michael Braun won Indiana’s Republican primary to run in November against Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly, who is seeking a second term to represent the heavily Republican state.
Congress Scraps Consumer Bureau Rule Targeting Auto-Lending Bias

Congress Scraps Consumer Bureau Rule Targeting Auto-Lending Bias

The U.S. House moved to kill an Obama-era policy aimed at preventing discrimination in auto lending, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
Trump, Republicans Raise Alarms About West Virginia Primary Race

Trump, Republicans Raise Alarms About West Virginia Primary Race

Republican officials were thrown into a panic on the cusp of Tuesday’s three crucial Senate primaries as they confronted a late surge by controversial and confrontational candidate Don Blankenship in
Cordray, Kucinich Spar Over Health Care in Ohio Governor's Race

Cordray, Kucinich Spar Over Health Care in Ohio Governor's Race

The Democrats are making their final pitches ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
The Trump Effect's Next Test: 2018 Congressional Primaries

The Trump Effect's Next Test: 2018 Congressional Primaries

The race for control of Congress kicks into high gear next week with primaries in four key states that will test whether Democrats can turn President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings to their
Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

Mulvaney’s CFPB Considers Moving Staff to the Basement, or Dallas

He’s seeking to cut spending at the watchdog by tens of millions of dollars.
Senate Votes to Scrap CFPB Directive Targeting Auto-Lending Bias

Senate Votes to Scrap CFPB Directive Targeting Auto-Lending Bias

The U.S. Senate has moved to scrap a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau policy aimed at preventing discrimination in auto lending.
Mulvaney Faces Elizabeth Warren Grilling Over New Tone at CFPB

Mulvaney Faces Elizabeth Warren Grilling Over New Tone at CFPB

For Mick Mulvaney, the tables have turned.
Mulvaney Gives Congress Advice on Stripping Away His CFPB Powers

Mulvaney Gives Congress Advice on Stripping Away His CFPB Powers

In the CFPB’s semi-annual report to Congress released Monday, Mulvaney reiterated suggestions that have been at the top of Republican wish lists for years.
CFPB's Tough Monday: Ripped in Budget and Reined in by New Chief

CFPB's Tough Monday: Ripped in Budget and Reined in by New Chief

The Trump administration’s determination to revamp the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took shape Monday with its acting head pledging to narrow the agency’s focus just hours after the White