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The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, is catching heat from GOP operatives -- most recently Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski -- who are looking to gut the agency. The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, is catching heat from GOP operatives -- most recently Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski -- who are looking to gut the agency.

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Between April 2013 and March 2015, she gave 91 paid speeches averaging $235,000 apiece, for a total of $21,648,000. This excerpt from "How I Lost" spotlights three of those talks.Between April 2013 and March 2015, she gave 91 paid speeches averaging $235,000 apiece, for a total of $21,648,000. This excerpt from "How I Lost" spotlights three of those talks.

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A growing bipartisan alliance wants to restore Glass-Steagall legislation, which ensured that investment banks and commercial banks couldn't cohabit. But what will the president do?A growing bipartisan alliance wants to restore Glass-Steagall legislation, which ensured that investment banks and commercial banks couldn't cohabit. But what will the president do?

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Joseph Otting (at right in photo), former president and CEO of OneWest Bank, is tapped to run the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which oversees more than 1,000 lenders.Joseph Otting (at right in photo), former president and CEO of OneWest Bank, is tapped to run the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, which oversees more than 1,000 lenders.

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The despotic forces that destroyed ancient Rome and other empires are destroying us. And removing Trump would not halt the disintegration. The despotic forces that destroyed ancient Rome and other empires are destroying us. And removing Trump would not halt the disintegration.

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The award-winning director speaks with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer in Part 2 of a conversation about filmmaking, Wall Street greed, and the past and future of America's military exploits. Transcript added.The award-winning director speaks with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer in Part 2 of a conversation about filmmaking, Wall Street greed, and the past and future of America's military exploits. Transcript added.

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