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The CFPB On Trial

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2023 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing to review “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.” (Photo by Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images)

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The CFPB On Trial

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2023 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing to review “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.” (Photo by Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images)

Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images

The CFPB On Trial

The Supreme Court heard a case Tuesday that threatened the existence of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on the legal arguments in a case brought by payday lenders against the watchdog agency. And NPR's Scott Horsley walks through the track record of the CFPB since its founding in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2023 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing to review “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.” (Photo by Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images)

Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images

 

The Supreme Court heard a case Tuesday that threatened the existence of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on the legal arguments in a case brought by payday lenders against the watchdog agency.

And NPR's Scott Horsley walks through the track record of the CFPB since its founding in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

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