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McConnell: Opposition To Elizabeth Warren 'Not Sexist,' GOP Will Block 'Any Nominee'

The Washington Post | Ylan Q. Mui | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

But an aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that the lawmaker stands by his vow to block any candidate. Late last mont...

Jason Linkins

Media Buzzing About Raj Date Leapfrogging Elizabeth Warren To Run CFPB | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Paced by a hot scoop from Bloomberg's Carter Dougherty, Robert Schmidt and Mike Dorning, everyone everywhere is talking about what's behind curtain number two after Elizabeth Warren for the top CFPB spot.

Zach Carter

Elizabeth Warren Names Major CFPB Regulator | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, House Republicans cemented plans to slash the budget for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, setting up a major f...

Shahien Nasiripour

Geithner Stresses Need For 'Clear Rules' For Wall Street, But Senate Bill Doesn't Have Them | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In yet another sign that the country can't rely solely on regulators to police the financial system, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Congress...

CNBC's Kudlow: Dodd Bill Is 'Terrific Free Market Reform'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Free market champion and CNBC host Larry Kudlow thinks that the Dodd financial reform bill will zip through Congress. In a panel segment featuring s...

Shahien Nasiripour

Brownback Defends Predatory Lenders In Misleading Letter To Pentagon | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his attempt to protect the right of predatory lenders to fleece America's troops and their families, Republican Senator Sam Brownback wrote a lette...