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In Victory for Trump, Congress Approves Dodd-Frank Rollback

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Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President...
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Dodd-Frank overhaul doesn't weaken rules put in place to prevent financial crisis: Barney Frank

Dodd-Frank overhaul doesn't weaken rules put in place to prevent financial crisis: Barney Frank

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The rollback of bank rules doesn't "in any way" weaken regulations for the largest banks, says Barney Frank.
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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be sentenced

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Twitter Users Erupt After Donald Trump Wishes 'Good Luck' To Michael Flynn...

Twitter Users Erupt After Donald Trump Wishes 'Good Luck' To Michael Flynn At Sentencing

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Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive...

Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive time,' and no breakfast

President Donald Trump is set to depart the White House for two weeks of Christmas vacation later this week. Trump often mixes business with pleasure on his vacations, but... Read more ...

Trump rages at Twitter with baseless claim that it is tampering with his...

Trump rages at Twitter with baseless claim that it is tampering with his followers because of political bias

US President Donald Trump renewed his attack on Twitter, claiming that the social network is tampering with his followers because it is biased in favor of the... Read more ...

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

The president had called for the devices to be outlawed following several mass shootings. Read more ...

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

The fight over Trump's border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas. Read more ...

Federal Panel Of Judges Dismiss All 83 Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

Federal Panel Of Judges Dismiss All 83 Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

The judges acknowledged that the complaints are "serious," but noted there is no existing authority for lower-court judges to hold Supreme Court justices accountable. (Image... Read more ...

Trump's travel ban barred a Yemeni mother from seeing her dying son, and the...

Trump's travel ban barred a Yemeni mother from seeing her dying son, and the US State Department just granted her a waiver to enter the US

A Yemeni mother has been granted a waiver to President Donald Trump's travel ban so she can see her dying two-year-old son before he is taken off life support. Abdullah Hassan... Read more ...

Florida Voters Approved A Historic Voting Rights Measure. Republicans Want...

Florida Voters Approved A Historic Voting Rights Measure. Republicans Want To Press Pause

Floridians overwhelmingly approved a measure to automatically restore voting rights to up to 1.4 million people. Local election officials haven't gotten any guidance on how it... Read more ...