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Ending Too Big to Fail

CAPAF's Michael S. Barr testifies on ending too big to fail before the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.

by Michael Barr | Tuesday, June 14, 2011

America’s Next Top Model Disclosure

Gadi Dechter discusses home mortgage loan disclosures the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is developing in this post on The Hill's blog.

by Gadi Dechter | Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Don’t Roll Back Wall Street Reform

Michael S. Barr details why the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires full congressional funding.

by Michael Barr | Thursday, March 31, 2011

Accountability for Consumer Financial Protection

Michael Barr argues in The Hill that we need a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that’s got the independence it needs to be accountable to the American people.

by Michael Barr | Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Using Trade to Create Good Jobs at Home and Abroad

CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.

| Tuesday, March 8, 2011

There Are Foolish Things to Defund in the Federal Budget

Regulating financial markets costs something but let’s not be “million wise and trillion” foolish, write Michael Ettlinger and Adam S. Hersh. There are sensible ways to fund our financial policing agencies.

by Michael Ettlinger and Adam Hersh | Friday, February 4, 2011

Deregulation by a Different Name: Conservatives Still Think Wall Street Should Do as it Pleases

Unrepentant for causing the housing and financial crises, conservatives look for new ways to prevent financial regulators from doing their job, writes Pat Garofalo.

by Pat Garofalo | Tuesday, February 1, 2011

President Obama Outlines Vision for Regulation: New Directives Strike the Right Balance

Reece Rushing examines the president’s new reforms as the Obama administration braces for conservative attacks.

by Reece Rushing | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Win-Win on Regulatory Reform

Jitinder Kohli sets out five lessons for the Obama administration from his experience working on similar reforms in Britain.

by Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Need for a New Antitrust Paradigm in Health Care

David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy about testify about antitrust enforcement in the health care industry.

by David Balto | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Facts vs. Fiction: Conservatives Claims About Small Business Taxes Are Bogus

Pat Garofalo details why conservative claims about tax breaks for the wealthy and tax breaks for small businesses are nearly completely fictitious.

by Pat Garofalo | Monday, November 15, 2010

True North

book_alt2 icon Report Report from David Min provides insight into why Canada didn't see the same, painful housing bubble as the United States and what we can learn from it.

by David Min | Thursday, August 26, 2010

Antitrust Enforcement Agencies Face Unprecedented Challenges

SOURCE: Center for American Progress CAP fellow David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy. Read the testimony (CAP Action). Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Coble and other members of the committee, I am David Balto, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where my work focuses on […]

by David Balto | Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Congress’s Work Is Not Done

The public will likely approve of Congress’s recent passage of financial reform, but they also want Congress to take action on unemployment, observes Ruy Teixeira.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, July 19, 2010

This Week in Congress: July 12 – 16, 2010

Congress this week tried to wrap up financial regulatory reform and discusses small businesses, energy manufacturing, and Elena Kagan's nomination.

| Monday, July 12, 2010