• 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.

  • BOA to judge: Our penalty for fraud should be zero by Ryan Smith

    The lending giant has asked a federal judge to impose no penalty despite being found liable for fraud over the sale of shoddy mortgages by its Countrywide Financial unit.


Is TILA-RESPA a good or bad thing long term?