House Financial Services Committee

Bank lobbyists are not leaving it to lawmakers to draft legislation that softens financial regulations. Instead, the lobbyists are helping to write it themselves. Read more...
In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee. Six weeks later, campaign finance filings and interviews show, Hensarling was joined by representatives of the banking industry for a ski vacation fundraiser at a posh Park City, Utah, resort. Read more...
It's very depressing to see the un-American tiered "justice" system in action during this foreclosure fraud crisis. David Dayen on Thursday: Georgetown U.’s Adam Levitin has become something of a rock star during the foreclosure fraud Read more...