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The bankruptcy expert releases a proposal that doubles as an indictment of Biden’s role in passing the 2005 bankruptcy law. Read more



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The bank had denied for months that it was behind the sale of El Paso Electric. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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How Bank Switching Makes Good Sense Read more

Green New Deal


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A Reconstruction Finance Corporation for the 21st century Read more

Green New Deal


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A new proposed rule would allow ‘rent-a-bank’ schemes that could permit unlimited interest rates on loans as long as they come via a chartered bank Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Today on TAP: More bank deregulation from the Trump administration Read more


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An El Paso, Texas, electric utility is being purchased by an investment fund with deep, undisclosed ties to the big bank. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Today on TAP: California to get public banks, and a weekly roundup Read more


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Under current authority, the post office can expand its financial services options. A major postal workers union even has it in their bargaining contract. Read more

Day One Agenda

Trump’s ‘regulators’ have allowed banks to play fast and loose with your deposits. It’s time to make banks’ speculation with your money flat-out illegal. Read more

Economic Policy

At the behest of a big-bank trade group, Gottheimer rallied 16 of his fellow Democrats to join him in urging financial regulators to gut a provision of Dodd-Frank that protects insured depository institutions from risky trading. Read more

Economic Policy


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Despite the company’s plan to issue its own currency, lawmakers haven’t grasped the threat this poses to the world’s economy. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The House Financial Services Committee—long a landing place for pro-bank Democrats—now includes AOC and a flock of leftists. And Maxine Waters is its new chair. Read more

Economic Policy


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A proposed overhaul of the Community Reinvestment Act could redefine the banking sector’s obligations to the communities that they serve. Read more

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Trump’s tax cuts and deregulation are a bonanza for Wall Street. Read more

Money, Politics and Power