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Student loan borrowers complain of repayment snags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have received more than 3,800 complaints in the last year from borrowers of private student loans, with common problems related to payment processing and requests for loan modifications. The complaints […]

10/16/2013

The lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

JPMorgan pays $920M, admits fault in trading loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay $920 million and has admitted that it failed to oversee trading that led to a $6 billion loss and renewed worries about serious risk-taking by major […]

09/19/2013

A Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,)

Obama urges renewed push for Wall Street overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passage of a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations in 2010 was a hallmark of President Barack Obama’s first term. Three years later, amid delays and compromises that critics say have diluted […]

08/20/2013

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Senate approves Obama’s nominee for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily confirmed President Barack Obama’s selection for ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday, capping a month in which senators used a bipartisan truce on once-mired nominations to fill a […]

08/01/2013

Labor Secretary nominee Thomas Perez testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on his nomination. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Senate clears hurdle for Labor secretary nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted by the slimmest margin Wednesday to end a filibuster against President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Labor Department, as this week’s agreement averting a poisonous partisan clash over […]

07/17/2013

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Obama welcomes Senate deal on nominations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed a Senate agreement that dislodges long-stalled administration nominees. Obama says his choices for administration posts have, in his words, “waited far too long for a vote.” Obama […]

07/16/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

High court to hear Obama recess appointments case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday waded into a major constitutional clash between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans that could fundamentally limit a president’s use of recess appointments to fill high-level administration posts. […]

06/24/2013

Elizabeth Warren (AP Photo)

Publisher: Sen. Warren book coming out in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a favorite among liberals for her forceful advocacy for consumers and criticisms of the financial industry, has a book deal. The Massachusetts Democrat has an agreement with […]

05/29/2013

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