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Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the CFPB, testifies at a House hearing. Mulvaney says he doesn't need to run "a Yelp for financial services sponsored by the federal government." Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The Consumer Complaints Database That Could Disappear From View

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CFPB Chief Mick Mulvaney Wants To Shut Public Access To Consumer Complaints Database

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Mick Mulvaney Faces Lawmakers

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Mick Mulvaney was appointed by President Trump as acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As a congressman, Mulvaney sponsored legislation to abolish the agency. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Face-Off: Elizabeth Warren Vs. Trump's Consumer Watchdog, Mick Mulvaney

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Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell. Investors' worries about a trade war increased Wednesday after China announced plans to retaliate against U.S. tariffs. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trade Tariffs And Tech Sector Worries Bring Down Stocks

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Mick Mulvaney, interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, wants to give Congress prior approval of any major new rules created by the bureau. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Teachers In High-Need Areas Are Now Saddled With Debt

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The TEACH grant helps teachers-to-be pay for college or a master's. But many teachers, like Maggie Webb (left) and David West, say when they began teaching, they were forced to pay it back. Kayana Szymczak and Sean Rayford for NPR hide caption

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Dept. Of Education Fail: Teachers Lose Grants, Forced To Repay Thousands In Loans

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February Jobs Report Was So Good, It Caught Many Economists Off Guard

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Education Department Wants To Protect Student Loan Debt Collectors

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Proposed cuts in funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau come amid questions about Trump appointee Mick Mulvaney softening the agency's stance on payday lenders. Joshua Roberts/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Administration's Latest Strike On CFPB: Budget Cuts

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