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Under President Trump, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weakened a rule that aimed to protect people who get payday loans. Consumer advocates say they are looking forward to a Biden administration strengthening the agency. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Financial Watchdog Expected To Get Its Teeth Back Under Biden

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a powerful agency policing predatory or unfair practices. Trump hobbled it. But a court ruling allows Biden to appoint a new sheriff at the bureau.

Under President Trump, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weakened a rule that aimed to protect people who get payday loans. Consumer advocates say they are looking forward to a Biden administration strengthening the agency. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Financial Watchdog Expected To Get Its Teeth Back Under Biden

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I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton
Os Grilos Walter Wanderley
Intruder Moderat
Axel F Harold Faltermeyer
nunds tolles den-mate

Chinese President Xi Jinping and then Vice President Joe Biden attend an arrival ceremony in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., in 2015. Biden is under pressure from both the left and the right to continue taking a hard line on trade with China. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump Launched A Trade War Against China. Don't Look To Biden To Reverse It

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Private Life Grace Jones
Spanish Bombs The Clash
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Purchase Of Canadian Seafood Company Marks 'New Chapter' For Indigenous Coalition

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Still Waiting Ex-Poets
Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
When the Sun Bursts Catching Flies
Les automates College
Lost (In Your Eyes) Vetiver
I Don't Know Her Diet Cig
Blame It on the Tetons Modest Mouse
Conscious Club (Instrumental) Vulfpeck
Intro (Edamame remix) Tor
Recharge & Revolt The Raveonettes

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