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GOP lawmakers accuse Federal Reserve chief of political bias

...too secretive and powerful.GOP lawmakers also took issue with comments Yellen had made Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee in which she said the audit measure would subject the Fed to undue political influence. She had said that if such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/gop-lawmakers-accuse-feder
Yellen reiterates Fed's patience in raising rates

...forcing it to push rates up more quickly.Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, said in his...will follow her appearance Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee with testimony Wednesday before the House Financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/yellen-reiterates-feds-pat
Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...in an inconsistency, said Hester Peirce, a senior research fellow at George Mason University and former Senate Banking Committee staffer."They are in a pretty difficult position because they might have to contradict what they previously said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
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Banking committee deadlocked over privacy issues WASHINGTON -- The House Banking Committee appeared deadlocked Thursday over...affiliates of the big new businesses. The Banking Committee on Thursday spent its third day laboring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/bus_255886.shtml
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House panel approves financial overhaul bill, breaking privacy deadlock

WASHINGTON -- The House Banking Committee, breaking a deadlock over consumer...the big new companies. The Banking Committee spent three days laboring on...before it combined. Before the Banking Committee's conciliatory mood shifted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/13/bus_256006.shtml
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FDIC sues failed bank's officials, state lawmaker

...senator just named head of the Senate Banking Committee.The FDIC announced Tuesday that...chairman."I have served on the banking committee for eight years in the House and...senator who once served on the Senate banking committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-18/fdic-sues-failed-bank-s-offic
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Financial overhaul bill splits Senate panel

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee voted along party lines Thursday to adopt a financial overhaul...Gramm's measure was adopted and sent to the full Senate by the Banking Committee, 11-9, with only Republican senators supporting it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/bus_255185.shtml
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Fed-housed consumer watchdog proposed

...the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn...little support Tuesday among Banking Committee Democrats or Republicans, or...ground and leaving it to the Banking Committee as a whole, and ultimately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-02/fed-housed-consumer-watchd
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Clinton threatens to veto Gramm's bank overhaul bill

...says a financial overhaul bill proposed by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Phil Gramm fails to protect consumers and...conduct new financial activities. In the House, Banking Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, and Rep. John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/04/bus_255084.shtml
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D'Amato says he'll renew fight against extra ATM charges

...the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee said Tuesday he'll renew his...Y., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. "Banks are posting record...J., members of the House Banking Committee, have proposed a measure to...

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