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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Operations
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Operations

    Richard Cordray testified about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) semi-annual report. He said the agency was working closely with small and community banks to address their…

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  • US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. In his testimony he said he was not ready to declare “too big to fail” a thing of the past.…

    444 views
  • FBI Director Faces House Judiciary Committee Oversight
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    FBI Oversight

    Robert Mueller testified at an FBI oversight hearing. Among the topics he addressed were the Boston Marathon bombings, the disclosure of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs…

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  • Attorney Gen Holder Appears Before House Judiciary Committee
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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified about Justice Department investigations, including revelations that the Justice Department had gathered two months of telephone records of Associated…

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  • Financial Stability Oversight Council Report
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    Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on the recently approved Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) annual report. In addition to questions about the FSOC report, Secretary Lew…

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  • Monetary Policy and the Economy
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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Among the issues he addressed were the use of quantitative easing, efforts to ease…

    2,641 views
  • Federal Housing Administration Financial Condition
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    Federal Housing Administration Financial Condition

    Witnesses testified on the financial health of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the government’s proper role in home mortgage finance.

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  • Immigration Policy Panel 1 Part 1
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    Immigration Policy, Panel 1, Part 1

    Witnesses testified on immigration reform proposals and what needed to be included in a comprehensive immigration bill. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro emphasized the need to include a path…

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  • Financial Stability Oversight Council Report
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    Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Treasury Secretary Geithner testified on the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), created by the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law to monitor excessive risk taking and…

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  • US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified about the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy. In his remarks he said the U.S. would not slip back into recession,…

    4,180 views
  • House Session
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    House Session

    1) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3606 - Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act 2) Legislation Related to H.R. 4239 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012 Begin…

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  • House Vote on Health Care
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    House Session

    The House passed the Senate version of health care legislation by a vote of 219 to 212. The House passed both the Senate health care legislation and the reconciliation bill. The…

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  • Monetary Policy and the Economy
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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Topics included inflation and unemployment, reform of Social Security and Medicare, and budget deficit…

    6,705 views
  • Banking Industry Regulations and Consumer Protection Regulators Panel
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    Banking Industry Regulations and Consumer Protection, Regulators Panel

    Financial regulators testified on implementing the Volcker Rule, which prevents federally insured institutions from investing in hedge and private equity funds. The rule was part of the…

    445 views
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Executive Pay Legislation Markup
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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Executive Pay Legislation Markup

    Committee members voted 52 to 4 to block over $12 million in executive bonuses at government backed mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The bonuses were approved by the Federal…

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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Assessment
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Assessment

    Raj Date, special adviser to the Treasury Department for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), testified the agency’s accomplishments in its first 100 days. Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus called for…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House considered legislation on business and financial regulations.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • House Session Part 1
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    House Session, Part 1

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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oversight
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oversight

    Elizabeth Warren appeared at a House oversight hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s priorities in regulating consumer credit. In her testimony she said she believed President Obama would nominate a…

    4,088 views
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