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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

An epic throw-down happened on Capitol Hill over the role of the federal government. The topic: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency created in the wake of the financial crisis.

"Facebook is looking to know basically as much as possible about its users," Julia Angwin says. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook And Other Firms Have A Ton Of Data On You. Here's How To Limit That

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In writer/director Chloe Zhao's The Rider, Brady (Brady Jandreau) is forced to rethink his life after a traumatic rodeo accident. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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After The Fall: A Cowboy Picks Up The Pieces Of His Former Life In 'The Rider'

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President Trump has continually called out China for its high tariffs and barriers to entry. But China isn't alone in zealously protecting its domestic auto market. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chickens, Pickup Trucks, And De-Escalating The U.S.-China Trade War

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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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