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Richard Cordray Nomination

GOP Senators Vow To Block Another Obama Nominee

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama's nominee t...

Obama-Appointed Watchdog Taking Tough Stand

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government's new consumer finance watchdog agency is prepared to sue companies that offer unfair or deceptive mortgages and cre...

Cordray Dialing CEOs Of Major Banks To Win Support

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

* Top bankers among scores of introductory calls * Says protecting consumers and supporting honest businesses * Tells re...

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 b...

Standing Up for Consumers

Richard Cordray | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business
Richard Cordray

Today, I was appointed by President Obama to serve as the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I am honored by this opportunity to continue my work on behalf of consumers. And I am energized by the responsibilities and challenges facing the Bureau.

Obama Says He Won't Take 'No' For An Answer From GOP

AP | BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Defying Republican lawmakers, President Barack Obama on Wednesday barreled by the Senate and installed a national consume...

Memo to American Consumers: You Just Got Screwed... Again

Adam Levin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Just like we experienced with Elizabeth Warren, whose potential nomination as CFPB director was derailed by the same band of robber barons, Mr. Cordray is the newest roadkill on the conservative superhighway, and the American people have been hosed yet again.

'This Makes Absolutely No Sense'

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says there's no reason why his nominee to lead the new consumer protection bureau shouldn't be confirmed by the S...

Obama Nominates Richard Cordray To Head Controversial New Agency

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Monday to get a new consumer protection bureau up and running, introducing a former Ohio attorney gene...