Biden’s V.P. Search: Chris Dodd, a D.C. Insider Helping Pick the Democratic Running Mate

As Biden works to win over progressive voters, he has empowered a Washington uber-veteran long trailed by allegations of personal and financial indiscretion.

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A Hedge Fund Bailout Highlights How Regulators Ignored Big Risks

The Dodd-Frank financial law succeeded at making banks safer, but empowered shadowy corners of finance that nearly wrecked the system in March.

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Corporate Political Donations Undermine Pledges

A new analysis shows how companies have funded political efforts that undermine their public stances.

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Supreme Court Lifts Limits on Trump’s Power to Fire Consumer Watchdog

The case concerning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was part of a politically charged battle over presidential authority.

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