Is Kathy Kraninger qualified to run the CFPB?

Jul 18, 2018
The Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Thursday on¬†Kathleen Kraninger, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The nomination is controversial because Kraninger has no consumer finance experience. Her work has been at…

The turf war over taxes

Feb 20, 2018
New polling shows that public sentiment is growing more favorable toward the recent tax law. Maybe chalk that up to the little extra money many people are seeing in their paychecks as a result of new tax brackets. But in…

Can the new OMB chief tame DC's budget monster?

Mar 4, 2013
President Obama's new budget director will have less leeway to bargain than her predecessors. But it's also a chance to prove her mettle.