A watchdog grows up: The inside story of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Elizabeth Warren tried to reinvent bureaucracy. This is what happened instead.

The poor might’ve been hardest hit by the housing crisis, but the rich complain most

Less hard-hit areas are the source of the most bellyaching about mortgages. Weird.

If Dodd-Frank doesn’t work, here are four things that could

The years 2009 and 2010 saw plenty of good ideas for financial reform floated but never passed.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jul 20, 2013

The GOP doesn’t oppose Richard Cordray. It opposes his whole agency.

Republican Senators are refusing to confirm Obama's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless changes are made to the bureau itself.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • May 25, 2013