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The fate of the CFPB, and other agencies that are similarly funded, is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumer watchdog agency's fate at Supreme Court could nix other agencies too

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A "Retail Space Available" sign is displayed in the window of a closed JPMorgan Chase & Co. branch in the Bronx borough of New York City on Feb. 22, 2019. Banks have been closing branches, a trend that has accelerated during the pandemic as more people manage their accounts online. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'What Are We Going To Do?': Towns Reel As Banks Close Branches At Record Pace

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The drilling rig Polar Pioneer outfits for Arctic oil exploration in 2015. A proposed rule from the Trump administration would force banks to offer financing to oil companies, gun-makers and high-cost payday lenders, even if the banks don't want to. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Trump Regulator's Rule Would Force Banks To Lend To Gun-Makers And Oil Drillers

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A manager of a financial services store in Ballwin, Mo., counts cash being paid to a client as part of a loan in 2018. Consumer groups blasted a new payday lending rule and its timing during a pandemic that has put tens of millions of people out of work. Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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The Military Lending Act caps annual interest on loans to military members at 36% and offers other safeguards. Now, lawmakers are proposing to extend that protection to veterans and others. Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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A Ban On High-Cost Loans May Be Coming

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Ads promise cash in the form of payday loans at an Advance America storefront in Springfield, Va. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking to rescind a proposed rule to safeguard borrowers from payday lenders. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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Move To Pull Consumer Protection Rule Heightens Debate Over Payday Lending

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