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Jennifer Bendery

Richard Cordray: My Appointment Is Valid | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a day after his controversial recess appointment, Richard Cordray on Thursday moved full steam ahead with his plans for runnin...

Obama Holds a Whip Hand Over Republicans on Recess Appointments

Joe Lapointe | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Joe Lapointe

The issue is President Obama's recess appointment on Wednesday of Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Should the Republicans take Obama to court?

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.

Jennifer Bendery

Senate GOP Blocks Obama Nominee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked an effort to put someone in charge at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a move that preve...