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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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David Mifflin says there have been multiple unauthorized attempts to open credit cards in his name since his Social Security number was stolen. Courtesy of David Mifflin hide caption

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After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

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Equifax Help Site Manipulated By Hackers To Push Adware

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Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith came under harsh questioning Wednesday at a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, the second of three congressional hearings on Equifax being held this week. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Senator To Ex-CEO: Equifax Can't Be Trusted With Americans' Personal Data

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Wells Fargo, Equifax Officials Left To Answer Tough Questions From Lawmakers

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London Officials Say Uber Is Unfit To Operate In City

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Shoppers look at appliances at a Sears store in Schaumburg, Ill. At nearly $13 trillion, consumer debt has topped the previous record set during the financial crisis. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans' Borrowing Hits Another Record. Time To Worry?

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Equifax Breach Exposes Personal Data Of 143 Million People

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President Trump meets with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July. Trump is pushing to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement among their countries and Canada. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump's NAFTA Makeover Not So Extreme

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'Words You'll Hear': Trump Administration To Talk NAFTA Renegotiation

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