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Mick Mulvaney, a former Republican lawmaker and current White House budget chief, was also picked as interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Astrid Riecken/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Trump Appointee, Consumer Protection Agency Seen Helping Payday Lenders

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Shaun T attends the Sweat USA America's All-Star Fitness Festival at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2013. At some live events, thousands of people turn out to work out with the fitness superstar. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Vital Sports & Entertainment hide caption

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Fitness Superstar Shaun T: Keys To Workout Motivation Include Fun — And Selfishness

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In his State of the State address this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, said the new GOP tax bill is "unconstitutional" and unfairly targets blue states like his. He plans to sue the federal government over it. Hans Pennink/AP hide caption

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GOP Tax Law Sparks Confusion And Outcry In Blue States As N.Y. Threatens Lawsuit

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President Trump speaks about tax overhaul in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Wednesday. Republican lawmakers say they've reached a deal on their tax bill, but they haven't released details yet. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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How The House Tax Overhaul Bill Could Hurt Affordable Housing

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Carl Pasciuto, president of the Custom Group, says he needs well-trained workers more than he needs equipment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (left) pauses while speaking during a press event with Republican leaders to discuss their tax plans on Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A Promise Of $1,200 Not Enough To Buy Wide Support For Republican Tax Plan

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Graduate Students Across The Country Protest GOP Tax Plan

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Harvard graduate student Jack Nicoludis (right), who helped organize a campus protest on Wednesday, says the House tax bill would more than double his taxes. "This plan is going to be disastrous for higher ed," he says. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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University Graduate Students Walk Out To Protest Tax Plan That Hurts Them

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How The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Came Into Creation

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Head Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Step Down

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Students Kate Shulenberger (left) and Sarah Goodman on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Graduate Student Council plan a "call your congressman" event on campus. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Grad Students Would Be Hit By Massive Tax Hike Under House GOP Plan

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Laura Smith and Gustavo Douaihi were looking to rent a house in Baton Rouge, La., when they encountered discrimination. Andrew Billon hide caption

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Looking For A Home When Your Name Is Hispanic And Finding Discrimination Instead

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Senate Kills Rule On Class Action Lawsuits Against Financial Firms

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, shown last October at a panel discussion in Richmond, Va., called Tuesday's vote "a giant setback for every consumer in this country. Wall Street won and ordinary people lost." Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Senate Kills Rule On Class-Action Suits Against Financial Companies

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