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Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Democratic Senators Slam Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Elizabeth Warren and other senators fired tough questions at Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Russia Says Agreements Were Discussed With Trump On Syria. The U.S. Is Silent

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Democratic Senators Slam Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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One Key, Many Notes: Ólafur Arnalds' Piano Rig Fuses Technology And Musicality

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