While Republicans work to tighten the purse strings of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a number of Democrats — including Democratic Natio… While Republicans work to tighten the purse strings of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a number of Democrats — including Democratic National Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz — are co-sponsoring a bill that would restrict the CFPB’s ability to regulate payday lenders. An activist group says it has gathered 40,000 signatures demanding Wasserman Schultz’ ouster and today, television viewers in her South Florida district are seeing TV and cable ads that include a recent news clip in which she calls payday lending “unfortunately … necessary.”    “What’s truly ‘unfortunate’ is that Debbie Wasserman Schultz is still refusing to put her constituents and millions of vulnerable Americans ahead of an industry that has given her more than $68,000 in campaign cash,” said Karl Frisch, executive director of Allied Progress, a liberal advocacy group.  Opponents of the measure Wasserman Schultz is co-sponsoring say it would encourage states to adopt the “Florida ...