News

  • CFPB steps back from title insurance rule by Ryan Smith

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has backed down on a rule that would have wound title insurance into total costs listed on a mortgage form after industry pressure.

  • Senate goes nuclear by Ryan Smith

    In a party-line vote, the Senate has invoked the "nuclear option," ending Republicans' ability to filibuster presidential nominees.

  • Republicans filibuster Obama’s FHFA pick; Reid vows to try again by Ryan Smith

    Republicans blocked Rep. Mel Watt's confirmation as FHFA director -- the first time a sitting Congressman has been denied for a presidential nomination in 170 years. But Harry Reid says the fight's not over yet.

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