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Victoria Finkle

Reporter

Victoria Finkle is American Banker's Capitol Hill reporter. She previously reported on consumer finance at the paper and before that wrote about environmental policy and regulation at Inside Washington Publishers.

Recent Stories From this Author

Clinton Backs Bill to Limit Banking Industry's 'Revolving Door'
August 31, 2015 Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton championed a bill on Monday to reduce the so-called "revolving door" for...

Public Frustration Still Fuels Banking Debate
August 27, 2015 Nearly seven years after the financial crisis, the uncomfortable truth for the banking industry is that populist anger remains...

CFPB Sees Surge in Complaints About Credit Reports
August 25, 2015 The number of complaints about the credit reporting industry rose sharply in July, surging by 56% from a month earlier, the...

Rubio, Kasich, Trump Top Banker Poll for President
August 20, 2015 Rubio's harsh words about Dodd-Frank and Kasich's record on the House Budget Committee have helped the two policymakers...

Is Dodd-Frank Really Killing Community Banks?
August 18, 2015 A look at how Dodd-Frank has affected the banking industry, and what other forces are at play.

Duffy Asks FDIC for Details on Puerto Rican Debt Crisis
August 13, 2015 Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., is pressing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for information on how it will ensure financial...

Warren Raises Alarm Over Encrypted Bank Messaging System
August 10, 2015 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raising concerns about a new financial services communications tool that critics warn could...

Fact-Checking Rubio's Claims About Bank Closures Since Dodd-Frank
August 7, 2015 The number of banks has fallen just 18% nationwide in the five years since Dodd-Frank became law, far less than the 40% figure...

Cheat Sheet: The Clash Over White House Banking Appointments
August 7, 2015 Democrats are demanding action for pending nominees before the Senate Banking Committee — here's what happens next and why it...

Rubio Vows to Repeal Dodd-Frank
August 7, 2015 Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for dismantling the Dodd-Frank Act Thursday night during the first Republican primary debate.

Warren Pushes Ban on Credit Reports in Job Screenings
August 5, 2015 More than a dozen Senate Democrats introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit employers from requiring job...

Congress Kicks Fed Dividend, Highway Bill Fight to September
July 30, 2015 The Senate approved a controversial bill to fund the country's highway spending Thursday, setting up a protracted fight for...

Rick Perry Channels Warren in 'Too Big to Fail' Speech
July 29, 2015 Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry laid out a sweeping financial reform agenda on Wednesday, suggesting he would force the biggest...

Senate Dems Introduce Credit Reporting Accuracy Bill
July 15, 2015 Senate Democrats unveiled a bill Wednesday that would require banks and debt buyers to ensure that a consumer's credit report...

Choke Point Lawyers Treated Lenders Properly: DOJ Probe
July 10, 2015 The Department of Justice's Office of Professional Responsibility said it found no support for allegations that federal...

Senators Unveil Marijuana Banking Bill
July 10, 2015 A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced the first Senate bill protecting banks involved with legal marijuana businesses.

Fed Official Suggests Link Between Rules and Liquidity Concerns
July 9, 2015 Federal Reserve Board Gov. Lael Brainard jumped into the debate over growing concerns about diminishing market liquidity,...

Warren Renews Legislation to Bring Back Glass-Steagall
July 8, 2015 A bipartisan group of lawmakers has reintroduced a bill reviving provisions of the Depression-era law that separated...

Dodd-Frank Battle Lines Intensify on Verge of Five-Year Mark
July 8, 2015 As Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew defended the legacy of the 2010 reform law, in another part of the capital a banker and...

Can the Credit Bureaus Finally Be Tamed?
July 7, 2015 Nearly 25 years after a landmark deal and two subsequent legislative overhauls, glitches in the credit reporting system remain...