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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.
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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.
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.
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."
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.
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