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Medicaid

Medicaid is a healthcare program that assists low-income families or individuals in paying for long-term medical and custodial care costs. Medicaid is a joint program, funded primarily by the federal government and run at the state level, where coverage may vary. Medicaid is ava...

Jeff Sessions is Rescinding Federal Protections

Just days after California ushered in a new era for marijuana legalization by introducing a recreational market to the sixth largest economy on Earth, the Trump administration has positioned itself to undo years of progress by rescinding the integral federal protections that allo...

Report: Sessions to end ‘hands-off’ policy that allowed pot legalization to flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind a “hands-off” policy that allowed states to legalize marijuana use without federal intervention, The Associated Press reported Thursday. According to the AP, Sessions will make the announcement Thursday. The report comes shortly aft...

Grassley demands answers from DOJ on Comey memos classification

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley Charles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Thanks to the farm lobby, the US is stuck with a broken ethanol policy MORE (R-Iowa) on Wed...

Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operative while under house arrest

Writing the op-ed would be a violation of Manafort's bail | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operativ...

The CFPB Showdown

The question in Washington is: Who should be the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? There are two answers: Mick Mulvaney and nobody. What has happened is this: The di...

CFPB´s controversial structure looms over leadership showdown: Frankel

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - When Congress authorized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau´s establishment in 2010´s Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act, lawmakers were determined to ensure the...

The left clings to power at the CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the federal agency that’s supposed to protect consumers in the financial sector. It was created by the Dodd-Frank Act. The CFPB’s director h...

Trump-Appointed Judge Overseeing Legal Challenge To CFPB Replacement

A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump is charged with overseeing a lawsuit challenging Trump’s authority to appoint a replacement for Richard Cordray at the Consumer Financial Pro...

Who Is Leandra English? Trump Administration Sued Over Mulvaney's Appointment To CFPB

Leandra English, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), sued the Trump administration late Sunday in order to block the appointment of President Donald Trump’...

Top CFPB lawyer sides with Trump over Mulvaney appointment

The general counsel at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has sided with the Justice Department over the Trump administration's appointment of Budget Director Mick Mulvaney John (Mic...

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