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D'Amato says he'll renew fight against extra ATM charges

...Angered by rising ATM fees, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee said Tuesday he'll renew his push to ban extra...Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. "Banks are posting record profits, yet they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/02/biz_206213.shtml
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FDIC sues failed bank's officials, state lawmaker

...Alpharetta bank, including a state senator just named head of the Senate Banking Committee.The FDIC announced Tuesday that state Sen. Jack S. Murphy...developer and former state 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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Republicans accuse bank regulator of power grab

...House fund-raising event, Comptroller of the Currency Eugene Ludwig tangled Thursday with the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee as Republicans accused him of a power grab to put more banks under his agency's control. At the start of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/biz_207618.shtml
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Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...them 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
Yellen says Fed is monitoring softer economic data

...can be explained by weather and what portion, if any, is due to a softer outlook."In her remarks to the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen repeated the Fed's assurances that its pullback in its bond purchases could be modified if there was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-27/yellen-says-fed-monitoring
Yellen says economy still needs Fed support

...meetings with the final move being a $15 billion reduction at the October meeting.In her testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen said the economy is improving and the sharp downturn in economic activity in the first three months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-15/yellen-says-economy-still-
Janet Yellen stands by Federal Reserve's low rate policies

...economy when she's chairman, if that's what it needs.During a two-hour confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen embraced her so-called "dovish" reputation and expressed strong support for the Fed's low interest-rate...

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Fed chairman named Time's Person of the Year

...one moment; object of Senate scorn the next. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faces a vote today in the Senate Banking Committee on his nomination for another four-year term as head of the nation's central bank. But on Wednesday, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/17/bus_559912.shtml
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Business news

...take a tougher stand with China over trade practices that they say have cost Americans millions of jobs.The Senate Banking Committee told Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday that China is manipulating its currency. They said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-16/business-news
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Fed-housed consumer watchdog proposed

...hates a compromise, can it still work as a deal?Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., a Republican member of the committee, thought they had the makings of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-02/fed-housed-consumer-watchd
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