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House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) questions a major bank CEO as he testifies before the committee on March 12, 2019.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Mega-Bank Merger Exemplifies Dangerous Trends

The House Financial Services Committee is set to hold a hearing on the largest bank merger in a decade.

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Lipinski ‘Proud’ of Endorsement From Railroad Lobbyist

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) gave the railroad industry multiple benefits as chair of the Railroad Subcommittee before receiving the endorsement of CSX lobbyist Tom Livingston.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.