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Stories with person: Jeb Hensarling
  • Boehner: Killing Export-Import Bank risks thousands of jobs 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 2:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - Thousands of jobs would "disappear pretty quickly" if the Export-Import Bank were to expire abruptly when its charter runs out at the end of June, House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.

  • Republican House bill modestly curbs bank watchdog's budget 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 7:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House Wednesday passed legislation modestly curbing the growth of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency established by the 2010 overhaul of financial regulations to enforce laws aimed at protecting consumers from unfair or illegal practices by banks, mortgage lenders and other financial services providers.

  • House approves legislation to ease rules on home loans 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 8:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House on Tuesday overwhelmingly adopted legislation to ease some mortgage lending requirements of the sweeping 2010 law reining in banks and Wall Street as the Republican majority continues its assault on the so-called Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis.