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Congressional Republicans have released a draft of their plan to replace Dodd-Frank, which was passed in order to fix abuses in the financial system.

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Republicans in Congress plan to roll back parts of Dodd-Frank, the legislation Congress passed after the financial crisis. They say doing so would ease regulatory burdens on small banks. But the plan also eases rules on big banks — the ones that caused the financial crisis.

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Republicans in Congress are taking their first steps to dismantle Dodd-Frank, the recession-era financial reform law, as the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday to allow public companies to secretly pay foreign governments for mineral rights.

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New York regulators fined errant banks a total of $650 million in 2016, but that number could increase in the new year when new rules take effect.

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At first impression Maria Vullo is guarded, and a bit camera shy. But when she talks about her legal work, going back decades, you can feel her conviction.

“When I went after a domestic terrorist in the Planned Parenthood case, no one would say I wasn’t tough.”

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