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Cordray Recess Appointment

Applauding the President's Appointment of Richard Cordray as CFPB Director

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

The president made the right call by refusing to give in to Republicans who were holding Mr. Cordray's nomination hostage in an attempt to defang America's consumer watchdog agency.

Obama's Latest Moves Face Legal Questions

Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could becom...

Jennifer Bendery

Bucking Senate Republicans, Obama Makes Bold Move | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bold move sure to infuriate Republicans and possibly draw a court challenge, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he wil...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama chose not to use his authority to appoint Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday,...