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Past articles by Peter:

Chairman looks to place consumer agency under Trump's control

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) is preparing a major overhaul to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that would place it squarely under President Trump’s authority, according to a memo. → Read More

Warren argues financial firms don't want to see 'fiduciary duty' rule delayed

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) put herself in an unusual position Tuesday: as the voice of the financial sector. → Read More

Acting SEC chief moves to revisit Dodd-Frank rules

The Republican-led Securities and Exchange Commission is moving quickly to revisit contentious rules put in place by the last regime as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. → Read More

Trump agenda off to slow start in Congress

So far, most of the action in Washington has come in the form of executive orders from Trump. → Read More

GOP changes rules to push through nominees after Dem boycott

Senate Republicans pushed through a pair of President Trump’s Cabinet nominees Wednesday, upending standard committee rules to circumvent a Democratic boycott. The Senate Finance Committee advanced a pair of Trump’s nominees with only Republican members present — Steven Mnuchin to head the Treasury Department, and Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) as secretary of Health and Human Services. By unanimous… → Read More

Dems boycott confirmation votes for Trump nominees

“This is the most pathetic thing I’ve seen in my whole time in the United States Senate,” he added. "I think they ought to stop posturing and acting like idiots." Democrats walked out of the Senate Finance Committee hearing room, arguing that Mnuchin and Price misled senators in their testimony before the panel, and saying they could not allow a vote to proceed without more information. "He… → Read More

Trump: We will do a 'big number' to Dodd-Frank

President Trump said Monday he planned to do “a big number” to the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. → Read More

Cordray: No change for consumer bureau under Trump

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray is showing little sign of easing off the gas as the Trump administration takes hold. → Read More

Mnuchin: Debt limit increase important, unclear on 'clean' hike

Steven Mnuchin wants to raise the debt ceiling quickly and considers it an important issue. → Read More

Consumer bureau sues nation's biggest student loan company

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing the nation’s largest student loan company, charging it used “shortcuts and deception” to make borrowers pay more. → Read More

Consumer bureau faces uncertain future

With all of Washington in a state of upheaval, the uncertainty is perhaps no greater than at the CFPB, where it is unclear who will be running the agency in the months to come, or even what the overall bureau will look like. → Read More

Trump puts new bull's-eye on business

President-elect Donald Trump is finding a novel way to push his populist economic agenda: take on American businesses directly. → Read More

14 Obama regs Trump could undo

Trump and Republicans are eager to roll back Obama's regulations. → Read More

Court: Consumer bureau's structure is unconstitutional

The ruling is a huge victory for business groups and Republicans in Congress. → Read More

Trump: Yellen doing Obama's bidding

Donald Trump accused Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Monday of doing President Obama’s bidding by keeping interest rates low. → Read More

Trump slow to fill in details of policy plans

Trump has a common theme when it comes to fleshing out his policy plans: stay tuned. → Read More

Sanders Fans Make Scene In Neon Green

By Peter Schroeder for The Hill - PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders’s delegates are making their presence known on the final day of the Democratic National Convention — by wearing can’t-miss neon-green... → Read More

Trump’s minimum wage two-step confuses business groups, advisers

Trump's new call to raise the minimum wage has conservatives scratching their heads. → Read More

Clinton camp fears more leaks are coming

"I don’t think they’re done," Jennifer Palmieri said. → Read More

Trump sells himself as president

Donald Trump electrified the GOP faithful gathered here Thursday evening. → Read More