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President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leave a meeting with House Republicans on Thursday, shortly before the House approved a GOP tax overhaul plan. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Richard Cordray, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, is stepping down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Students Kate Shulenberger (left) and Sarah Goodman on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Graduate Student Council plan a "call your congressman" event on campus. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Grad Students Would Be Hit By Massive Tax Hike Under House GOP Plan

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Words You'll Hear: Cuts To College Student Tax Credits

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The Call-In: What $100,000 A Year Can And Can't Buy

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined at left by Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, on Nov. 7 on Capitol Hill in Washington defends the GOP tax reform plan being crafted in the Ways and Means Committee. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House GOP Tax Plan Is Little Help To High-Tax States Like New Jersey

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, places books of the current tax code on the dais during Monday's markup of the Republicans' tax overhaul plan. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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How The Republican Tax Plan Would Impact Middle-Class Households

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A bell ringer with the Salvation Army in New York City in 2014. Nonprofit groups estimate that the new tax bill proposed by House Republicans could reduce charitable giving by $13 billion annually. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Laura Smith and Gustavo Douaihi were looking to rent a house in Baton Rouge, La., when they encountered discrimination. Andrew Billon hide caption

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Looking For A Home When Your Name Is Hispanic And Finding Discrimination Instead

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks about Republicans' proposed rewrite of the tax code at the Capitol on Sept. 27. The text of a tax bill is to be released Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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President Trump hasn't said whether he will reappoint Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to a second term. He is expected to announce his decision Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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People hoping to get health insurance coverage in 2018 may need to make sure their 2017 premiums are paid. Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images hide caption

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A squirrel investigates Halloween jack-o'lanterns in Washington, D.C. Analysts say spending for holiday decor, candy and costumes is strong this year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Yudelmy Cataneda (from left), Javier Suarez and Claudia Suarez talk about health insurance with Yosmay Valdivian (right), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of Americas in Miami in 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, shown last October at a panel discussion in Richmond, Va., called Tuesday's vote "a giant setback for every consumer in this country. Wall Street won and ordinary people lost." Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Senate Kills Rule On Class-Action Suits Against Financial Companies

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has helped pitch the idea that the Republican tax overhaul plan would generate a "raise" for the average American family, though that is disputed. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Why You Shouldn't Count On The Promised $4,000 'Raise' From GOP Tax Plan

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Lines like this one at a health insurance enrollment fair at the Ambrose Community Center in Bay Point, Calif., in 2014 may be longer this winter. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A trader at the New York Stock Exchange reacts on Oct. 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 22 percent — the biggest single-day drop in history. Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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David Mifflin says there have been multiple unauthorized attempts to open credit cards in his name since his Social Security number was stolen. Courtesy of David Mifflin hide caption

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After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

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