“Frotman also accuses the CFPB’s leadership of suppressing publication of a report prepared by the agency’s staff after new evidence surfaced late last year that the nation’s largest banks were, in his words, “ripping off students on campuses across the country by saddling them with legally dubious account fees.””Federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending resigns in protest
From the party that has lost 1,000 + seats since 2008, and lost the presidency to Trump. The Democratic establishment would rather lose to republicans than let actual progressives win.
“The secretly taped audio recording, released here for the first time, reveals how senior Democratic officials have worked to crush competitive primaries and steer political resources, money, and other support to hand-picked candidates in key races across the country, long before the party publicly announces a preference.”
In a frank and wide-ranging conversation, Steny Hoyer laid down the law for Levi Tillemann. The decision, Tillemann was told, had been made long ago.
Looks like we are the majority. ✊️
The poll also finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders maintains his position as the country’s most popular major politician.
I’m not surprised the Democratic Leadership is going to hold “no litmus tests” for candidates on abortion rights. But seriously, how could anyone be surprised? Here is just a partial list of issues for which Democrats do not demand support from significant portions of their caucuses:
• Minimum Wage increases
• Universal Healthcare
• Black Lives Matter
• Paid Family and Medical Leave
• Fair taxation of the super-wealthy
• Financial Aid for Dreamers
• The fundamental right of all workers to Collectively Bargain