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Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

WASHINGTON - The Senate Banking Committee endorsed a bill Thursday to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports, the latest sign of congressional support for...
A federal boost for the jobs market

...people find jobs. ? Campbell is dean of the School of Law at Chapman University and a professor of economics as well as law. He was a five-term Republican congressman, serving on the banking committee and the joint economic committee.
Senate questions Obama's financial oversight plan

...worried. And they are wondering who's looking out for them," Sen. Christopher Dodd, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, said of his constituents. In testimony before the panel, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended the proposal...
Elitist credit protection consumers don't need

...counsel of the Treasury Department from 1981 to 1985 and White House counsel from 1986 to 1987, is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is scheduled to testify before the Senate Banking Committee on this topic Tuesday.
Your money does not belong to you people on Dodd's Senate banking committee staff, and they directed me...could get, from an aide on the banking committee, was that there is no government...activity totally unregulated? The banking committee aide I spoke to promised me...
Outside editorial: Reconfirm Ben Bernanke

...the Federal Reserve by President Obama, should be confirmed by the Senate. Seven of the 23 votes on the Senate Banking Committee went against him, the complaint being that in 2006 and 2007 he didn't see the financial collapse ahead. "Bernanke...
Robo-signed mortgage docs date back to late 1990s

...Corp."We do not yet really know the full extent of the problem," Bair said in written remarks to the Senate Banking Committee. She and others have called for a comprehensive study on the extent of the fraudulent signatures in mortgage documents...
Three years after the meltdown: holding the banks accountable

...lobbying to protect their interests. They have powerful political allies like Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, the Banking Committee's ranking Republican, who has called the state attorneys general's effort to help beleaguered homeowners a "shakedown...
Delaware's independent, but short-lived, voice

...the most vocal advocate for breaking up the "too big to fail" firms, despite not being a member of the Senate Banking Committee. His work earned him a national following over the last two years. And fittingly, when I asked about his gravest...
Outside editorial: Financial regulations

...reform. The House has passed a comprehensive measure, so the next move is up to the Senate. As chairman of the Banking Committee, Dodd unveiled a 1,000-plus-page bill widely seen as a bid to get back in the good graces of his Connecticut...


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